How to apply and obtain UAE Passport? Procedures, Documents required

How to apply and obtain UAE Passport? Procedures, Documents required

Procedure to apply UAE Passport

UAE nationals can apply for a passport through various channels:

  • General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs/Citizenship Departments (GDRFA)
  • Through online.
UAE Passport
UAE Passport

Step by step procedure of how to apply UAE passport online

  • Log on to the website.
  • then you can search for the service you want to apply for.
  • Fill out the application with all the documents.
  • Pay the fees.
  • A text message will be sent.

Documents required 

  • original and a copy of the Emirates ID card
  • original and a copy of the family book
  • a recent photo.

What are the Fee / cost to apply UAE Passport:

Issuance fee 50 dirhams
Electronic services fee 10 dirhams
Delivery fee via Empost: 15 dirhams

Who can apply for UAE passport?

  • UAE citizens
  • Newborn babies of UAE citizens
  • wife of foreign nationality (by dependency).

Validity of UAE passport

  • When a passport is issued, it has a five-year life or until all of its pages have been utilized, whichever comes first.

What are the fees

  • Issuance fee 50 dirhams
  • Electronic services fee 10 dirhams
  • Delivery fee Empost 15 dirhams
  • Payments are made by credit card
  • Fees are nonrefundable.

What is the processing time?

  • Upon receiving and approving the service request, the passport is electronically issued within 48 hours of that request.

Benefits of having a UAE passport/Why UAE Passport is called one of the best passports in the world?

Moreover, the UAE passport has risen to the top of the global passport rankings. All expectations have been surpassed following the achievement by UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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The quality of a citizen’s passport is a major role in determining their access to global opportunities, mobility, and quality of life.
Economic, development, and humanitarian gains are all made feasible for individuals and organizations alike because of the favorable effects on travel. This allows UAE citizens to do more of what they love most: travel.

Visa Free Countries for UAE

Albania Colombia Haiti Mauritius San Marino
Andorra Costa Rica Honduras Micronesia São Tomé and Príncipe
Antigua and Barbuda Croatia Hungary Moldova Saudi Arabia
Argentina Cyprus Iceland Monaco Senegal
Armenia Czech Republic Indonesia Montenegro Serbia
Austria Denmark Ireland Morocco Seychelles
Bahamas Dominica Italy Nauru Singapore
Bahrain Dominican Republic japan Netherlands Slovakia
Barbados Ecuador Jordan New Zealand Slovenia
Belarus Egypt Kazakhstan Nicaragua Solomon Islands
Belgium El Salvador Kuwait Norway South Korea
Bosnia and Herzegovina Estonia Kyrgyzstan Oman Spain
Botswana Fiji Latvia Panama Sudan
Brazil Finland Lebanon Philippines Swaziland
Brunei France liechtenstein Poland Thailand
Bulgaria Gambia Lithuania Portugal Tonga
Burkina Faso Georgia Luxembourg Romania Tunisia
Canada Germany Macedonia Rwanda Ukraine
Chad Greece Malaysia Saint Kitts and Nevis Uruguay
Chile Grenada Mali Saint Lucia Vanuatu
China Guatemala Malta Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Vatican City

Visa on arrival to UAE

Azerbaijan Guinea Mangolia Senegal Uganda
Bolivia Guinea-Bissau Marshall Islands Seychelles Yemen
Cambodia Guyana Mauritania Sierra Leone Zambia
Cape Verde Honduras Mozambique Somalia Zanzibar
Comoros Iran Namibia Tajikistan Zimbabwe
Congo (Dem. Rep.) Kenya Nepal Tanzania
Egypt Laos Palau Timor-Leste
Gabon Madagascar Rwanda Togo
Georgia Maldives Samoa Turkey

What is Emirati Passport?

The Emirati passport is the most valuable in the Arab world, second only to the Saudi Arabian one. Passports issued by the Ministry of Interior can be read using a machine.

Moreover, to avoid counterfeiting, the ePassport includes a microchip on the final page that holds encrypted biometric data. You can’t change anything about the signature, signature, or fingerprints because they are printed.

Two pages are included in this book, one is a watercolor outline of the mosque’s exterior frame and another depicts its interior with columns and domes.

How to apply Passports for UAE newborns?

On the basis of a birth certificate, a passport can be applied. The General Directorates of Residence and Foreigners Affairs/Citizenship Departments of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can assist UAE nationals in obtaining their children’s passports. However, It’s possible to apply for a job at the Ministry of Interior’s official website as well.

Following documents :

  • Firstly, a copy of the child’s Birth Certificate is attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country and by the UAE Embassy abroad.
  • Secondly, a Copy of the father’s Passport.
  • Next, a copy of the mother’s passport.
  • Later, Copy of the Family Book (All pages).
  • Additionally, Personal photo.
  • Lastly, If the spouse (UAE National or Foreigner) is not added to the Family Book, attach a copy of the marriage certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country and mission in the host country.

How to renew UAE passport?

  • General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs/Citizenship Departments (GDRFA)
  • Through online.

Step by step procedure (online)

  • Log on to the website.
  • then you can search for the service you want to apply for.
  • Fill out the application with all the documents.
  • Pay the fees.
  • A text message will be sent.

For more details, visit https://icp.gov.ae/service/issue-passport/

For any inquiries, please contact

Email: Contactus@icp.gov.ae Through the website (available 24/7)
Website: www.icp.gov.ae
(available 24/7)
Ask Hamad/chat pod (available 24/7) through the website
Call Center: 6005222222 (available 24/7)
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