Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship

Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) is an independent federal authority established by virtue of the federal decree No. (2) of 2004. The decree has empowered the Authority with ultimate powers required for the execution of the Population Register and the ID card programme.

Mission

  • The registration of personal data for the whole population in the country and saving the same at the electronic data bases in coordination with the competent authorities.

  • Registration of the vital statistic data and connecting the same to the personal data as referred to herein above.

  • Issuing ID cards consisting of the unified number, readable data and the data saved on the electronic chip as the same shall be transacted with before all authorities.

  • Issuing ID cards consisting of the unified number, readable data and the data saved on the electronic chip as the same shall be transacted with before all authorities.

  • Upgrading all the data included under the provision of the previous paragraphs when the same is required.

  • Provision of individuals' identity confirmation and identification services before all federal and local government authorities and any other authorities in addition to the determination of the applicable methodologies for the achievement of the same in accordance with the executive panel.

  • The right to request the required data and information which may serve the targets of the authority from the competent authorities in the country.

Contact Details

Mohamed bin Zayed City P.O.Box: 47999 Abu Dhabi
+971 2 495 5555
6005 30003
contactus@emiratesid.ae Email