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Simplified Process for Replacing Lost or Damaged Passports in the UAE

DALL·E 2024 01 16 15.53.47 A citizen filling out the passport replacement application on a computer showing the UAEs official website for passport services. The image depicts

Four Easy Steps for UAE Citizens to Obtain a New Passport

For UAE citizens facing the inconvenience of a lost or damaged passport, there’s good news. The Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs, and Port Security has streamlined the replacement process into four easy steps.

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Registration and Account Creation: The first step involves creating a personal account through Digital Identity (UAEPASS) or logging into existing electronic services on the official website or smart application.
  2. Selecting Passport Issuing Service: Next, users need to search for and select the passport issuing service.
  3. Filling Application Data: The third step requires filling in the application data accurately to avoid delays.
  4. Payment of Fees: Finally, the service fee, totaling Dh300 plus VAT (5%) along with Dh10 for Knowledge Dirham and Dh10 for Innovation Dirham, is to be paid.

Additional Requirements

  • For a damaged passport: A photograph with a white background, the damaged passport, and a report detailing the causes of the damage.
  • For a lost passport: A personal photograph and a police certificate confirming the passport loss.

Ensuring Accuracy for Swift Processing It is essential for applicants to verify the accuracy of all details entered in the application. This will ensure a smooth and quick replacement process.

Conclusion Therefore, with this efficient and user-friendly process, UAE citizens can replace their lost or damaged passports without hassle, ensuring peace of mind during their travel preparations.

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