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Cost to settle in the
UAE calculator

Thinking of moving to the UAE? Or just arrived? Use our short calculator to work out the initial cost to settle in the UAE, and how much your first year will add up to.

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Please select the country
Please select the country you have moved from
There is limited market data for this Emirate and so your choices, with regards to property, will be limited.
Please select the emirate you will live in

Tell us about the type of home you need for you and your family.


This calculator will give you average prices to rent property in the UAE only.

Please select the type of property you will rent
Please select the number of bedrooms you will need
Please select the area that is most important to you
Please select whether housing will be paid by your employer
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Please specify the percentage that will be paid by your employer
Please select the furniture

Tell us about your vehicle requirements.


Please select the number of cars you and your family need

Tell us about those living with you


Please select how many adults
Please select how many children

Tell us more about you


We will not use this information for any other purpose other than to provide you with HSBC recommendations to help you settle in to the UAE, neither will this information be saved by us in anyway.

The minimum monthly salary required to bank with HSBC is
AED 7,500.

Please specify your monthly income
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As you are already an HSBC Premier customer with HSBC
you automatically qualify for HSBC Premier in the UAE.

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The information is from publicly available 2016 market sources in the UAE and is not intended to constitute any advice or an offer. All figures, forecasts or projections are indicative only.

Outgoing Expenses


Housing & Utilities
First rental cheque
Total amount paid by your employer
5% agency fees
5% housing deposit
Furniture
Utilities (water, electricity and gas)
Activation of supply fee
5% housing fee
Transportation
Car insurance
Education
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Total amount shown in this example presumes you will pay your rent in 2 cheques, which is average for the UAE, this total is therefore 50% of your annual rent which will be cashed up front. The annual rent total used is an average based on your selection.


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The majority of agents take a finders fee and 5% is the average.

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To secure a property before contracts are signed you will be required to pay a deposit to the landlord.

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Your utilities bill will depend on your usuage, we have given an indicative total for a month based on data from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and the number of bedrooms you require.

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Housing fee will be added to your utility bill. It's 5% of the annual rent amount and will be divided in to 12 monthly instalments.

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Car Insurance is mandatory in the UAE if you own your car. We have therefore provided you with an indicative figure based on 4% of the total value of your car/s.

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Total amount shown in this example is the average for the type of property you require.

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The majority of agents take a finders fee and 5% is the average.

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To secure a property before contracts are signed you will be required to pay a deposit to the landlord.

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Your utilities bill will depend on your usuage, we have given an indicative total for 12 month based on data from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and the number of bedrooms you require.

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Housing fee will be added to your utility bill. It's 5% of the annual rent amount and will be divided in to 12 monthly instalments.

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Car Insurance is mandatory in the UAE if you own your car. We have therefore provided you with an indicative figure based on 4% of the total value of your car/s.

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Total Expenses (in %)
Housing & Utilities
Transportation
Education
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Important Information

In the UAE it is typical to pay your annual rent in 1 to 4 cheques upfront. The cheques will need to be handed over when you sign the contract.

Based on your monthly income of AED we can offer you:

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