The Best UAE Based Relocation Consultants for Jobs in DubaiThe United Arab Emirates has a population of 9.3 million people, with expats comprising nearly half the population, according to the Expat Info Desk. If you’re thinking of making the move to the UAE, it might be worth looking into a relocation consultancy. These companies are available to answer questions, store items and open up opportunities in a new area. Here are 23 of the best.
Relocation Companies in Dubai
Relocation DubaiSergio Morgado, the founder of Relocation Dubai, used to work in oil before switching career paths. He studied in Portugal and speaks a variety of languages, among them English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. He’s lived in Dubai since 2002, and with his team of consultants can help clients get their families and pets situated in their new home. Morgado can even assist company owners relocating to the UAE.
SUNDUS Recruitment Services and Management ConsultancySUNDUS Recruitment Services and Management Consultancy has been a trusted choice for businesses transitioning to Abu Dhabi since 1998. Their clients “include most of the top 100 companies in UAE.” SUNDUS also serves expats who want to move to the UAE, helping them manage their finances during this change.
Echo-XpatsEcho-Xpats has served expats for more than 10 years, offering such services as pre-move planning and documentation, house-hunting, house tours, booking flights, arranging transportation upon arrival, house inspections and getting utilities running in time for move-in day.
HelpXpatHelpXpat has more than a decade of experience in all areas of relocation. Get your passport and visa up-to-date with renewal services and visa tracking, or find a great school through these consultants, who will interview school staff, set up school tours and find reports and documentation on area schools so parents can make the best choice.
Crown RelocationsCrown Relocations serves clients moving anywhere, including Africa, Asia, Europe, the United States and the Middle East. Crown excels at helping expats plan a move when they have pets, children or an older loved one to care for. Their consultants can work on short notice, too, to set up any last-minute arrangements.
UAE-wide Relocation Consultants
Al-Futtaim LogisticsWith more than 80 offices in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE, Al-Futtaim Logistics has grown a lot since it was founded in the 1930s. The company is known for its corporate transportation, goods distribution, warehouse logistics and freight forwarding, but expats can also call on the consultants here for relocation assistance. Feel free to store household items in an Al-Futtaim warehouse until the move. The staff here can even transfer your vehicle to the UAE.
Global Relocation ConsultantsTransferring expats from North America to the Middle East and back, Global Relocation Consultants is headquartered in Egypt. Expats can reach out to this company when negotiating leases, buying a car in a new country, and purchasing a house. Businesspeople can also ask about the cross-cultural training services offered. Global Relocation Consultants is a part of the Worldwide ERC and European Relocation Association (EuRA).
ReCo Moving ConsultantsReCo Moving Consultants managing director Nicolas Burellier moved to Dubai from France in 2006. He and his team provide moving brokerage services, meaning they assess all household possessions before the move, determine the shipping costs and then figure out the logistics. ReCo works with teams of shippers to find the one that best fits the client’s needs and budget so clients can compare proposals from up to three shippers at a time.
Allied PickfordsWith a lengthy history dating more than 400 years, Allied Pickfords is responsible for more than 50,000 annual moves around the world. If you’re relocating to the UAE from anywhere else in the world, you can set up storage for your possessions ahead of time.
BMC (Al Buhairah Management Consultancy)Clients who have worked with BMC have moved to or from the UAE to South America, Asia, Africa, Canada and more. The company is headquartered in the UAE and also has an office in Canada. You can learn about immigration requirements here before your move to avoid running into any hitches later.
International Visa and Relocation Services (i-VARS)At i-VARS, consultants have helped expats move from the US, Brazil, China, India, Australia to the UAE. Would-be expats should contact one of the company’s consultants to learn about applying for visas and work permits.
Executive Expatriate RelocationsEstablished in 2005, Executive Expatriate Relocations started in Dubai and has since grown to serve customers in Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and the UAE. You can also get your visa and immigration documents prepared here. Other services include opening up a bank account abroad, getting a new driver’s license, furniture rentals and airport pick-ups.
Thomas Homes GroupThe Thomas Homes Group and its consultants have what’s called a complete assistance package, which “offers complete support for expatriates and their families, helping them to familiarise themselves with their new city, find the right property to rent or buy, choose a great school and provide information and assistance with settling-in issues, including finding a good medical care provider, opening a bank account and orientation around the new area.”
Executive RelocationsExecutive Relocations consultants work in Dubai to help expats settle in. The company notes that expats dominate this part of the UAE, accounting for up to 85 percent of the population. No matter what questions expats have during their first days in Dubai, they can contact the team here for the answers.
Euro Movers InternationalEuro Movers International have handy relocation forms right on their website to download and print, including international insurance forms and quote acceptance forms. The team at Euro Movers International are available to help expats with furniture deliveries and with city orientation.
On the MoveLocated in Dubai, On the Move provides moving services for residents relocating to or from the rest of the UAE. As you prepare to move, don’t forget your pets. These consultants can ensure that expats have the right documentation so cats, dogs and other animals won’t cause a headache on moving day.
Stratix ConsultantsGo anywhere with Stratix Consultants. With an office in Dubai, Stratix has relocated clients from the UAE to the Caribbean, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the US, the UK and throughout Europe. Even students who want to study abroad are welcome to contact Stratix to get situated.
ISS Worldwide MoversWith six Middle East locations (Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Dubai), ISS Worldwide Movers, a branch of Inchcape Shipping Services, ships household items. Cars can be transported, as can expensive pieces of art. Business owners who want to relocate their offices should also contact ISS.
InteremProviding logistics for such big companys as Barclays, Nestle, Rolls-Royce, British Airways, Siemens and more, Interem also offers domestic and international shipping for expats. Office asset relocation services are also available from this company, which is based in Dubai.
Santa Fe Relocation ServicesRegional sales director Christine Sperr and managing director Kim Creutzburg are the leaders of the Abu Dhabi branch of Santa Fe Relocation Services. Get your immigration paperwork and your visa sorted here, or connect with a real estate agent. This company has offices all over the world, so expats can use them almost everywhere they go.
Ideal MoversIdeal Movers in Dubai company regularly hosts orientations to learn more about Dubai, including an “overview of transportation, residential areas, schooling, healthcare, recreation and leisure opportunities.”
Enigma Independent Relocation SpecialistsYou can choose the package that’s most convenient for you from Enigma Independent Relocation Specialists in Dubai. These include:
- An executive package with six months of access to the help desk, an orientation tour, help setting up a new bank account, information on local dentists and doctors, help finding a home and utility installation.
- A standard package with three months of access to the help desk, assistance finding a liquor license, a one-day home search and help registering a new driver’s license.
- A basic package that locates potential homes after the client sends in their new job location and their budget.