Having been transformed from a pearling town to a leading investment destination in just 50 years, Abu.Dhabi has become a firm favourite among global professionals.


As a result of its quality infrastructure, healthy employment market, tax-free income policy and commitment to diversity, Abu.Dhabi is the fifth most popular city in the world for expats to work, according to research conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Bayt.com.


Home to more than 2.2 million expatriates of over 200 nationalities, more and more people from all corners of the world are relocating to and settling in the emirate, especially with the newly established pathways to long-term residency.


Holding the title of the world’s safest city for five consecutive years (Numbeo’s Quality of Life Index), Abu.Dhabi offers an unparalleled quality of life to all those who call the emirate home.


Ranked as the ‘smartest’ city in the region (IMD Smart City Index 2020), Abu.Dhabi also offers one of the most integrated and connected environments for global professionals to work and thrive in.


As finding and maintaining employment is highly important when moving to any new destination, we have collated some useful employment-related information to keep top-of-mind when working in Abu.Dhabi:

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