x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Can any more be done to make getting an ID card easier now the deadlines have been extended?

Professional expatriates have been given an additional two months to get an identity card after officials admitted that thousands were going to miss the original deadline.

Professional expatriates have been given an additional two months to get an identity card after officials admitted that thousands were going to miss the original deadline. Registration centres have been overwhelmed in recent months after professionals, including anyone holding a university degree, were told they would not be able to access government services, including health care and possibly use of the banking system, without a card after Dec 31. Can any more be done to make getting an ID card easier now the deadlines have been extended?