Dubai’s RTA is known for enforcing its rules for the safety of the passengers in all public transport modes such as Buses, Metro, Tram and Water buses. While the common list of fines for Dubai Buses such as travelling without…Read More
Dubai RTA Public Bus Fines / Penalties
List of Dubai RTA Public Bus Fines / Penalties You can check Dubai RTA Public Bus Fines / Penalties in the below listed table. Public Buses Penalties Violation Description AED Using public transport modes, facilities and services or entering / existing…Read More
Chest x-ray exceptions during medical fitness test in Dubai
In UAE (and Dubai), it is mandatory for expats renewing their visas to undergo mandatory medical screening which includes a chest X-ray which scans for scar tissues. Scar tissues typically form due to a tuberculosis (TB) infection. However, for most…Read More
Do WhatsApp Calls work in Dubai?
Whatsapp calling functions were introduced as early as 2015 by WhatsApp. Due to the VOIP ban on unlicensed operators in Dubai, WhatsApp calls were blocked from the day it was introduced. Initially, WhatsApp numbers beginning with +971 (UAE’s international code)…Read More
Why VOIP is banned in Dubai / UAE?
VOIP is not banned outright in Dubai / UAE. According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority unauthorized usage of VOIP is banned in Dubai / UAE. Meaning operators licensed to use VOIP can continue operations in Dubai once they get approval…Read More
Is Skype banned in Dubai / UAE?
Does Skype Works in Dubai / UAE? Skype as a whole is not banned in Dubai / UAE. Voice and Video (VOIP calls) on Skype are banned. Skype can be used for chat messages and it works without any issues….Read More
Is Porn Illegal in Dubai / UAE?
In Dubai (and UAE), importing of pornographic material in any form, whether it is electronic or magazines is illegal, according to the UK foreign office advisory. In UAE, all identified websites that host pornographic content are blocked by the telecom…Read More