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How To Check Emirates ID Status?

Check Emirates ID status:

You can call at helpline number 600 5222 to know the ID Status. Besides, the latter you can also visit the ICA website.

Visit the ICA Website
  • Input your PRAN (Application Number) or Emirates ID in the Check Application Status text field and click on the arrow-shaped icon
Enter your Application Number (PRAN Number) or Emirates ID
  • A pop-up box appears specifying your Emirates ID Status
Check Emirates ID Status

How to Get Emirates ID Within 24 Hours?

UAE and GCC Nationals can avail of Emirates ID within 24 hours also when required. The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security has made it possible. This facility is called Fawri, and you must pay additional costs as an urgent service free from the standard one.

For expatriates, the service is available only if they are going for replacement applications. This is because their validation takes more time and has additional prerequisites.

You cannot apply online so physically visit the FAIC Customer Happiness Centre for Express Service. 

When Will I Get My Emirates ID After Application?

For a new Emirates ID application, it may take approximately 7 to 10 working days to process and receive your Emirates ID card. However, this approval and registration process can vary and is subject to change.

Emirates ID Card Printed is Done: What to Do?

After your Emirates ID card printed is done:

Visit the EmiratesPost website
  • Enter your Application Number or Emirates ID
Enter the tracking number and click Track an item
  • Click the Track an Item button

What To Do If I Lose My Emirates ID?

When you lose your Emirates ID:

  • File a Report: You must first visit a police station and file a report stating the lost ID. To do so, you have to pay 70 AED along.
  • Contact the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship: Within 7 days of losing your card, contact the ICA to inform them about the loss.
  • Visit an ICA Office or Apply Online: Visit any ICA office or utilize the online application portal. To order a new card as a card applicant, you must pay a fee of 300 AED plus a 70 AED application fee. If applying online, the cost is 300 AED plus a 40 AED application fee.
  • Collect Your New Card: Once your application is processed, you will receive a notification to collect your new Emirates ID card. You can pick it up at any Emirates Post Office.

How to Renew Emirates ID?

To renew Emirates ID:

  • Visit the website given here and register or sign in with your UAE Pass
Login to the website and sign in with UAE pass
  • Proceed to fill out the application form and make the payment

How to Cancel Emirates ID?

UAE nationals who wish to cancel their Emirates ID should personally hand it over to the General Directorate for Residency and Foreigners Affairs. On the other hand, expatriate residents should submit their Emirates ID to the immigration authority when surrendering their passports for visa cancellation.

What Do Digits of Emirates ID Mean?

The digits of an Emirates ID have specific meanings and provide information about the cardholder. Here is a breakdown of the digits and their significance:

  • Country Code: The first digit of the Emirates ID represents the country code, which is always 7 for the United Arab Emirates.
  • Emirate Code: The second digit indicates the emirate of residence for the cardholder. Each emirate has a unique code: 1 for Abu Dhabi, 2 for Dubai, 3 for Sharjah, 4 for Ras Al Khaimah, 5 for Ajman, 6 for Umm Al Quwain, and 7 for Fujairah.
  • 3-4. Year of Birth: The third and fourth digits represent the cardholder’s birth year. For example, if the numbers are “85,” it signifies that the individual was born in 1985.
  • 5-6. Month of Birth: The fifth and sixth digits indicate the month of birth of the cardholder. This is represented numerically, with “01” representing January and “12” representing December.
  • 7-8. Day of Birth: The seventh and eighth digits signify the day of birth of the cardholder.
  • 9-11. Gender and Nationality: The ninth, tenth, and eleventh digits provide information about the gender and nationality of the cardholder. These digits are assigned based on a specific coding system.
  • 12-13. Place of Issue: The twelfth and thirteenth digits represent the place of issue for the Emirates ID card.
  • 14-15. Sequential Number: The fourteenth and fifteenth digits are sequential numbers that differentiate between individuals born on the same day in the same place.

In conclusion, visiting the official websites of the Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) or the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), you can quickly track the progress of your Emirates ID application.
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