Government services are now at your fingertips in the UAE

Mobile Application 1: 

Immigration and Citizenship Services of the Federal Authority for Identity.

This application allows locals, residents, and visitors of the United Arab Emirates to benefit from the services of the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security like visas, residencies, payment of fines, printing the family book, renewal of passport for the citizens and many other services.

This was a good app with many useful features. But since the past year or so I cannot login to the app even if I use UAE pass. Every time I try to login it shows Error: No data found and the screen is stuck on the loading animation. I can see my details in the background but I cannot do anything. I can access my account on the ICA website so clearly it’s some issue with the app.

Summary of the services:

Apply for a residence entry permit for your family members. Apply for new residence for your family members. Renew residence permits for your family members Apply for cancelling resident for any sponsored under your sponsorship Apply for a visit visa for your relatives You can generate the travel status report and the list of people you sponsor . Check your residence and entry permit status Request a new or renew your UAE passport Print the family book for locals Extend your on arrival visa Pay fines of visas and residencies.

Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security (ICP) was established on Sha’ban 15, 1425H corresponding to September 29, 2004 under the name “Emirates Identity Authority” under Federal Law No. (2) for the year 2004 to establish the “Population Register and Emirates Identity Card Program”, which included recording personal and vital data for all population in the state and keeping them in electronic databases in coordination with the competent authorities, and issuing the Emirates ID Card for each individual to be registered and to contain the Emirates ID number, readable data and data stored on an electronic chip, which can be used in all entities.

Since its establishment, ICP has specialized in providing identification and confirmation services of Identity for individuals to federal and local government authorities and any other entities and determining the means applicable in this regard. The Law has given ICP, for such purpose, the right to request the necessary data and information from the competent authorities in the State to serve its objectives.

The Federal Decree-Law No. 3 of 2017 is a significant and important turning point in the work of ICP after it was decided to change its name to be “Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship” and to add new functions to its Terms of Reference namely citizenship Affairs, passports, entry and residence of foreigners in the state, and transfer the terms of reference and powers assigned to the Ministry of Interior to ICP in this regard.

Mandate of ICP

The Federal Decree-Law No. 2 of 2004 stipulated the establishment of ICP as a federal government authority with legal personality and independent budget. It undertakes registering population data and issuing Emirates ID cards. The Federal Decree-Law No. 3 of 2017 amended the aforementioned Federal Decree-law. The terms of reference and powers assigned to Ministry of Interior, in terms of nationality affairs, passports, entry and residence of foreigners in the State and contained in the laws, regulations and decisions in force, shall be transferred to ICP, so that ICP are entitled to:

Registering personal data for the whole population in the state and saving the same at the electronic databases in coordination with the competent authorities

Registering the vital statistic data and connecting the same to the personal data

Issuing Emirates ID cards consisting of the unified number, readable data and the data saved on the electronic chip to be delt with before all authorities

Upgrading data

Providing individuals’ identity confirmation and identification services before all federal and local government authorities and any other entities in addition to determining the applicable means in this regard in accordance with the executive regulations.

The right to request the required data and information which may serve the objectives of ICP from the competent authorities in the state.

Setting the general policy in terms of nationality affairs, passports, entry and residence of foreigners in the state in coordination with the competent federal and local authorities and implementing the same after being approved by the Cabinet

Proposing draft laws related to nationality affairs, passports, and the entry and residence of foreigners in the state

Preparing regulations, laws, rules and procedures governing nationality, passports, entry and residence of foreigners in the State and issuing them in accordance with Law

Deciding the applications related to the establishment of the original or dependent nationality, loss or recovery of nationality in accordance with the Nationality and Passports Law and its Executive Regulations

Proposing the ports designated for entering or leaving the state and a Decree of determining the same shall be issued by the Cabinet

Issuing, renewing or withdrawing the regular or temporary passports after giving them in accordance with the Nationality and Passports Law and its Executive Regulations

Setting the rules governing the procedures and conditions for residents of the State to obtain entry permits for foreigners residing outside the State and submitting them to the Cabinet for issuance

Deporting, detaining of foreigners and the issuance of permits to deport foreigners in accordance with Law

Proposing fees related to nationality affairs, passports, entry and residence of foreigners in coordination with local authorities and submitting them to the Cabinet for issuance

Collecting and documenting data, information and statistics related to nationality affairs, passports, and the entry and residence of foreigners in the state

Representing the State in Arab, regional and international conferences and meetings whose activities are related to the nature of the ICP’s work and following-up the implementation of the decisions issued in coordination with the competent authorities in the State

Any other duties assigned to ICP by the Cabinet

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Mobile Application 2: 

UAE Pass was launched during GITEX Technology Week as a joint initiative between the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, and Smart Dubai.

It is also supported by key strategic partners including the Federal Authority For Identity & Citizenship, the Dubai Electronic Security Center, and all the digital authorities of the respective seven emirates of the UAE.

UAE Pass is the first secure national digital identity for citizens and residents, enabling them to access many online services across various sectors, sign and authenticate documents as well as transactions digitally, request a digital version of their official documents, and use the official documents to request services from our partners. UAE Pass service allows using a mobile device as a secure form of identification

UAE Pass automates and simplifies managing digital identity in mobile devices for users and can be used for:

· Prove Who You are from your phone – Authenticate

· Digitally Sign documents

· Digitally Verify signed documents

· Request for your official documents and

· Avail services through sharing the digital documents

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