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UAE announces major Emirates ID update

Any changes to residency information will automatically trigger a request for an Emirates ID replacement

UAE Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security (UAEICP) has announced a new update for Emirates ID holders.

The authority’s recent announcement mandates that any changes to residency information will automatically trigger a request for an Emirates ID replacement, Gulf News reported.

The authority has also streamlined process for residents to modify their Emirates ID card details.

This initiative aims to enhance efficiency and convenience for customers seeking changes in their identification data.

UAE residents can now update their Emirates ID details online

Through the authority’s user-friendly digital platforms, including their official website and smart application, residents can now efficiently update their residency particulars.

Accessing these services is hassle-free. Individuals can log in to the authority’s website or the UAEICP smart application using their UAE Pass or username credentials.

After selecting the relevant service, users can input the required application details and proceed to make the necessary payments.

As an alternative, applicants can also visit authorised customer happiness centers or approved typing offices.

To initiate the process, applicants must provide the following documents:

  • A colored personal photograph
  • A copy of their passport
  • A sponsor’s signed data amendment request
  • Copies of both the front and back sides of the Emirates ID card
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