How can I check my Emirates ID online?
- Download the 'ICA UAE Smart' app from Play Store and App Store.
- If you're a new user, register and set up an account with the required credentials, including your Emirates ID number, passport number, expiry date and valid email address.
To check the status of your ID Card Application, enter your Application Number (PRAN) or your Emirates ID Number (for Renewal / Replacement Applications). For further assistance or enquires kindly call us on 600522222.
- Step 1: Download the app from ICA. ...
- Step 2: Register and set up an account with required credential.
- Step 3: Once the registration for Emirates ID e-version is complete, you'll receive an email to confirm and verify your account.
Tracking your application
Click the "NICOP / POC Tracking" link on this website and use 10 digit Application Tracking ID printed on top right corner of your receipt received from NADRA office. You can also call NADRA Call* Centre Islamabad directly at +92 51 111 786 100 to check the status of your application.
How long does the Emirates ID application take to process? The Emirates ID is usually issued within seven to ten days of the visa stamping in your passport. You can track your application online and will also receive updates via text. In the meantime, you are free to register and access your e-version.
Emirates ID Renewal Fees for Expats: AED 170 (1 year validity), AED 270 (2 year validity), AED 370 (3 year validity) UAE Citizens: AED 170 (5 year validity), AED 270 (10 years validity) GCC National: AED 170 (5 year validity)
The Emirates ID costs 100 AED per year of validity.
Original valid passport. Original valid family book (UAE National) Proof of residency such as original valid employment certificate, real estate lease or ownership contract, commercial license, school registration certificate, certificate of dependency, valid marriage contract or an employment card (GCC Citizen)
For UAE nationals, the validity period of the Emirates ID is for 5 or 10 years. For GCC nationals residing in the UAE, the validity period is for 5 years. For other expatriates, the validity period depends upon their residency visa validity.
This suspension is due to the ICA's current process of transitioning to issuing a newer version of the Emirates ID. However, until the new IDs are issued, residents are still able to download an electronic version of the Emirates ID via the ICA UAE Smart app.
How long does it take for ID card to be ready?
receive a Smart ID Card? 14 working days from date of application provided it is a straight forward application meeting all the requirements. 3.
To track the status of your national ID, you may check with PhilSys Registry Office by calling the hotline 1388 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Failure to bring the actual Emirates ID, however, could cause problems at airports in India, based on the experience of some expats who travelled recently.
UAE citizens can renew their Emirates IDs six to one months before expiration. Foreign national residents can only apply for renewal when their residency visa is renewed or reissued.
“Fees for Emirates ID application and renewal, overstay fine payment and visa applied from outside and within the UAE have all increased by Dh100. For example, the two-year Emirates ID fee was Dh285, including our service fee.
The standard medical screening involves screening for communicable diseases such as hepatitis, HIV, leprosy, syphilis and tuberculosis to safeguard the health of the community. It includes: A physical assessment by a doctor. A simple blood test.
The interpretation of the above ministerial order may require the employer to bear the cost of the issuance/renewal of the UAE Resident ID as part of the recruitment expenses borne by the employer.
Upon arrival, you can use the Emirates ID at the e-gate at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport. You don't even need to get the service activated at the Emirates Identity Authority before you travel. Also, note that expats with Emirates ID can avail of this service.
Permission to live in the UAE
In order to live in the UAE everyone needs a so-called Residence Visa and Emirates ID. The Residence Visa is a sticker in your passport and the Emirates ID is a credit card sized ID card.
Note that after the Emirates ID expires, the ID holder must apply for its renewal. Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security (ICP) will send you a notification via SMS requesting you to renew your ID card.
What happens if you don't renew your Emirates ID?
In case you do not submit the Emirates ID details, your Debit Card, Credit Card with Emirates NBD and Mobile/Online access will be temporarily blocked till Emirates ID details are updated with the bank records.
- STEP 1 : Visit the ICA website or Install the ICA UAE Smart app.
- STEP 2 : Use the UAE Pass or your own account information to log in.
- STEP 3 : Submit an application for an Emirates ID renewal and wait for confirmation.
Visa processing time is approximately 3 to 4 working days. Entry into the UAE is subject to immigration approval. All visas are valid to enter Dubai for 60 days from the date of issue, except the 96‑hour and 48‑hour visas, which are valid for 30 days from the date of issue.
If you're a UAE citizen or resident, you can use your passport, boarding pass, or just your UAE ID.
You will need to pay the regular stated fees plus an “urgent service” fee to obtain your Emirates ID within 24 hours. According to the ICP website, it costs expat residents Dhs100 per year, Dhs50 as a service fee, Dhs30 as a typing centre fee and an extra Dhs150 for the urgent service.
The first is through the ICA UAE Smart app, which can be downloaded free from the Apple and Android stores. Once you have logged into the app, click on the Emirates ID button on the home screen. That will show you an exact copy of how the new card looks, if the new-style card has been issued.
“I understand that it's part of their protocol, but after this experience, I want to reiterate the importance of carrying the original Emirates ID while travelling abroad, especially since the new rule has kicked in. “The EID acts like our visa for re-entry to the country and is as important a document as the passport.
- STEP 1: Visit the ICA Smart Services website. Click on this link and it'll take you to the ICA Smart Services page visible below. ...
- STEP 2 – Verification and review of your application. Here you can review your application and all your details. ...
- STEP 3 – Payment. ...
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