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United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Insurance


Health insurance abroad is essential for any expat. In addition to expat healthcare insurance rates, insurance providers or online insurance comparison sites can provide life assurance quotes and auto insurance rates to provide you with overseas coverage. However, remember that cheap insurance may not represent the best value for money if you need to make a claim - as an expat you may require specialist expatriate insurance cover abroad.

To request free, no-obligation quotes from leading insurers, please visit our expat insurance page

Insurance is a part of everyday life no matter where you live. Insurance for some things is compulsory, for other things advisable and then insurance that might be seen as important to one person but not the next.

For anyone thinking of moving to the UAE probably the most important insurance would be medical. For Abu Dhabi emirate it is a condition of entry but for the other six emirates it is strongly advised. Life insurance is also very important to protect loved ones if the worst should happen but don’t forget to make a will or you could fall foul of Shariah Law.

Car insurance is compulsory as elsewhere in the world and different levels of cover can be arranged. Insurance for your home and contents, insurance for your yacht, bike or sports goods, there is a policy out there for just about everything.


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Expat Health Insurance Partners


Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.

Cigna

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.