Urgent.. Emirates ID gets an Important upgrade

Ahmed Moawad - | UAE

The UAE Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security (UAEICP) has issued new information for persons having Emirates IDs.

Emirates ID upgrade

A recent notice by the authorities, as documented in a Gulf News article, stated that any changes to residency particulars would henceforth immediately trigger a request for a replacement Emirates ID.

The administration has also made it easier for citizens to change the information on their Emirates ID cards.

This program's purpose is to make changing customer identification information easier and faster.

Residents can now update their residency information easily and swiftly via the authority's user-friendly digital channels, which include their official website and an intelligent application.

This involves changing a person's professional title, updating personal information, modifying passport information, and declaring a new nationality.

It is simple to obtain these services. Access to the authority's website and the UAEICP smart application is available to users who have a valid UAE Pass or username.

Users can fill out and submit their applications after selecting the relevant service and before making any payments.

Applicants may also visit official customer service centres or authorised typing offices.

To get started, applicants must furnish the following materials:

  • A full-color family portrait
  • Copy of a valid passport
  • A sponsor's signed request to change data
  • two-sided photocopies of an Emirates identification card

The AED200 application fee includes AED100 for smart services, AED50 for application processing, and AED50 for e-services and payments to federal authorities.

The authorities, however, cautioned that applications with missing or incorrect information will be rejected within 30 days.

Applications that have been returned many times for the same reasons will also be denied. In the event of a denial, the issuer is solely responsible for returning the issuance fee as well as any required financial guarantees.

Refunds will be issued to the same credit card used at the time of application within six months.

There is also the option of issuing checks or bank transfers to qualifying financial institutions around the country, with a five-year redemption period.

The authorities stated that these rules could be changed at any time.

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  • Issuing a new identity card.
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