Emirate Id Changes: UAE; Authorities With Important Notification Related To Emirates ID

Important notification from authorities regarding UAE Emirates ID. Residents must inform the ACA within 30 calendar days of any change to their Emirates ID, according to the UAE Digital Government. The UAE Digital Government clarified that citizens and residents must inform the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship of any changes to their Emirates Identity Card data within 30 days of the date of the change.

According to the UAE Digital Government website, the move will allow FAIC to update the data in the ID cards and population registration systems. This applies to Emirates ID cards that are issued to residents and non-residents. All citizens and residents of UAE must have a valid Emirates ID card. Any delay in renewing or obtaining the card will result in a penalty.

According to ICA, residents and citizens must update their ID data for marriage. This includes valid ID cards and changes to the wife’s maiden name in certain countries. If there are no changes, it is important to update the ID card data and the population registry. You can apply to update or change any information through the ICA website or its smart app. To make any changes, no documents are necessary and the fee for service is Dh50.

Cancelling Emirates ID

To cancel their UAE residence visa, individuals will need to give their ID cards to their respective General Directorate for Residency and Foreign Affairs. This is to allow them to leave the country and change jobs. The ID card will be returned to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship by the respective General Directorate for Residency and Foreigners Affairs. https://m.facebook.com/newsgulfapp/

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