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February 11, 2014
'We want to reach to people before they reach us,' said Sheikh Mohammed, giving instructions to proceed quickly with final tests in order to expand the range of services provided by the drones and extend its geographical reach.
January 22, 2014
Emiratis can extend the validity of their new or renewed Emirates ID cards from five years to 10 years, authorities announced on Wednesday.
November 19, 2013
Ms Al Beloushi is a First Assistant at Civil Defence and leader of ‘Sanid’ (Support) voluntary team. She helped treat four men injured in a car accident at the scene.
July 14, 2013
ID management programmes, such as Emirates ID, are important to the eonomic development of nations in the GCC, research shows
July 8, 2013
Users will only need to hold their card near to their phone and the app will read the data, says the director general of the Emirates Identity Authority.
July 8, 2013
The Emirates Identity Authority has announced revised working hours, at its registration centres, during Ramadan.
June 17, 2013
System will be free of charge and is part of new "integrated and innovative" smartphone services, say Eida cheifs.
June 9, 2013
Registration begins tomorrow for a new e-Portal service that allows travellers to clear passport control in just 20 seconds.
May 19, 2013
The director general of Emirates Identity Authority said this at 19th GCC eGovernment and eServices Conference in Dubai.
May 15, 2013
Emirates Identity Authority is in talks with the Central Bank to enable financial transactions on the ID card by 2015.
April 15, 2013
Emirates Identity Authority has launched a new e-form for applying for new ID cards that will save companies and individuals more than Dh120 million annually.
April 10, 2013
Warfare conference told that the Emirates information system is at the forefront, in contrast to many countries around the globe.
February 13, 2013
Bounced cheques: Banks urge sharing of internal credit scores with each other as the creation of a federal credit bureau moves closer to reality.
January 30, 2013
The Emirates Identity Authority is also considering a design change for new cards to be issued for non-UAE citizens from next month.