EIDA advises Dubai residents to register for ID card before May deadline
WAM Abu Dhabi, May 1st, 2012 (WAM) --The Emirates Identity Authority, (EIDA) has called on Dubai residents to register in the ID card and renew their expired cards before the end of this month.
The Emirates Identity Authority emphasized that filling out the e-form at one of the typing centers or through its website would help in avoiding the delay fees, which will be applicable across the emirate from June 1st.
The Emirates ID stressed the necessity for customers to adhere to the given dates for visiting its centers to complete registration procedures (fingerprinting and photographing) as shown in the registration form or the SMS sent to customers after filling out their forms. It called on the new expatriates who have no residence yet to fill out the registration form at a typing center and then visit a registration center attached to a preventive medicine center immediately after conducting the medical examination.
The Emirates ID called on the owners of residence visas which would expire before December 31st, 2012 in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah to register by the time of renewal of their residence visas.
As far as national and resident children below 15 years are concerned, the Emirates Identity Authority underlined the necessity for this category all over the UAE to register before October 1, 2012.
The Emirates Identity Authority clarified that the expiry of the deadline given to the owners of residence visas issued in Dubai came in the framework of a timeline announced in September 2011 for completing the registration of all UAE population WAM/HH/AM