Question: Is having a girlfriend illegal in UAE?

Unmarried and non-related men and women in the UAE are now legally allowed to cohabit together.

Is unmarried couples allowed in Dubai?

Unmarried couples in Dubai Sexual relationships or unmarried couples cohabiting is illegal in Dubai. Cohabiting, including in hotels, is also illegal, however most hotels in Dubai do not enforce an only married couples rule. The luxury hotels which mostly cater to foreigners are especially relaxed.

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