Emirates ID Application & Renewal Services

Get the most crucial document in the UAE for identity & citizenship.

What is Emirates ID?

Protect your identity & get your citizenship verified based on residency.

For UAE Nationals

Emirates ID is an identity card issued by Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship and Security. It is a legal requirement for all UAE citizens and residents to apply for one and carry it with them at all times. The Emirates ID is used to:

  • Get government services.
  • Vote in elections of Federal National Council.
  • Travel within the country for UAE citizens.
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For GCC nationals living in the UAE

The card is used for identification with government agencies and third party service providers such as banks. The card may also be used for travel within the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Validity of these cards are:

  • Citizen Card depends on the citizen's choice of 5 or 10 years.
  • GCC ID is issued only for 5 years.
  • Expat ID’s can be issued for a period of 1, 2 or 3 years.
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For Expatriate Residents

Before applying for an Expat ID, residents must first undergo a medical examination and be granted a result that determines them as fit. You can then apply for the ID with QuickPlus. Documents required:

  • Passport original & copy
  • Valid residency or entry permit
  • Picture, birth certificate, etc
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Yes, it is possible to renew your emirates ID online through the official website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA). To begin the renewal process, log in to your ICA account and click on the "Renew ID" button. Make sure you have a valid passport, residence visa, email address, and credit card to complete the process. Remember to renew your emirates ID before it expires to avoid any potential fines.

To check the status of your emirates ID, visit the official website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) and log in to your account. Once you are logged in, click on the "ID Services" tab and then click on the "Check ID Status" button. This will take you to a page where you can view the current status of your emirates ID. Alternatively, you can check the status of your emirates ID by contacting the ICA directly through their customer service hotline or by visiting one of their service centers in person.

The cost of an emirates ID depends on various factors such as your age, nationality, and the type of ID you are applying for. The basic fee for a new emirates ID is AED 100 for adults and AED 50 for children. There may also be additional fees for certain services or options, such as expedited processing or home delivery. To obtain an accurate estimate of the total cost of an emirates ID, you can visit the official website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) and use their online calculator. Alternatively, you can contact the ICA directly for more information.

You can collect your emirates ID from the service center or typing center where you applied for it. The exact location will depend on where you submitted your application. You will receive a notification via email or SMS when your emirates ID is ready for collection, along with the location and other details. You will need to bring your original documents, such as your passport and residence visa, as well as a copy of the notification when you go to collect your emirates ID. If you are unable to collect your emirates ID in person, you may be able to authorize someone else to collect it on your behalf.

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