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Online visa renewal and emirates ID renewal in Emirates via online method is an easy task without any hassle and much less effort, also, it saves you money as well. Emirates Visa Online aims at providing you with this information so that you can both save money while also renewing your visa and ID in your own comfort zone.

The time limit to renew the ID is given as 30 days from the time of expiry. If you are unable to renew your ID within this time frame, a late fine of AED 20 per day will be taken which can go up to AED 1000. After the expiration of your ID, the Federal Authority of Identification and Citizenship (FAIC) sends you a notification through SMS on your registered mobile number, requesting you to renew your ID card as soon as possible. 

You can submit the application form in person to the Emirates id typing centre, or you can apply online via the website of FAIC. 

  • UAE nationals can apply for renewal of ID within 6 to 1 month before expiry date.
  • UAE residence holders can apply for renewable only when their residence visa has been renewed or reissued.

As the UAE immigration fine’s system states : 

  • AED 25 per day up to 6 months
  • AED 50 per day for the next 6 months
  • AED 100 per after a year

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  • Log in or Register: After opening the official site for Emirates ID renewal and register yourself there. Provide a valid email address, UAE phone number to which an OTP will be sent for verification. 
  •  After this, a password will be sent to your registered email address.
  • Use the password that had been sent to you on your email id to log in. If the password is too difficult to remember, you can create an easy password as per your choice by going to the forget password section.
  • Start you application: After you have registered yourself and logged in, you can start with the application form which will renew emirates id online. You will see several options on the website from new ID issue, to replacement of lost ID cards. You need to click on the ‘renew your ID card’ and a new application will open right in front of you. 
  • Submit and save: After you are done filling out the form and provided all the required documents, you need to submit the form and take a print out of the same. 

After submission, a payment portal will open up. You will need to complete the payment process with a valid payment method. 

Your application then reaches the Federal Authority of  Identity and Citizenship (ICA). 

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For expats, the emirates ID fee is Dh100 for every year of validity. In typing offices, you need to pay Dh70 for the same.

If you are filling out the form online, you need to pay a fee of Dh200 for two years, and Dh300 for three years. Also, a n online fee of Dh40 needs to be paid.


  • You should enter your details carefully and make no mistakes while filling out any crucial information.
  • While entering the UID and IDN numbers, you must place the hyphens accordingly.
  • While entering the residency file number the format requires you to enter a 0 in between (xxx-xxxx-0-xxxxxxx). You must count the digits just to make sure that you have entered them correctly. 
  • Your family name is your last name. Keep that in mind while filling out the form, and make no mistakes.

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The next step for expats is to visit a medical centre approved for emirates ID medical test. You should carry your passport, current emirates ID and copies, the renewal application form which you had printed earlier.

Your medical report should usually take a week to reach to your email.


After getting your medical report, you will need to submit your :

  • Application form
  • Passport copy
  • Emirates ID copy
  • Medical report
  • Insurance card copy
  • Two passport photos to your HR team and PRO.

This procedure requires detailed sponsor information, so it is best to get this done by the company, rather than by yourself. 

After the residence visa has been approved, it takes just 7days for emirates visa processing time.

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Once your application has be submitted and approved, your renewed emirates ID will be sent to you via post. You will be informed beforehand via SMS when your ID gets ready. 



  • A sponsor with valid residency permit
  • You should pass the medical test if you are above 18 years old
  • Insurance card
  • Renewed ID card. Or if you have submitted an application for renewal, bring that.

The following documents are needed:

  • You need to apply online through the official site.
  • Original passport of the sponsored
  • Photograph of  the sponsored

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Frequently Asked Questions

You might have to visit FAIC's service centers or preventive medical centers to provide your biometric details and renew your Emirates ID.

The UAE nationals can apply for the renewal of Emirates ID Abu Dhabi between six and one months before the expiry date.

Once your visa is canceled, your Emirates ID Abu Dhabi is no longer valid. You automatically become a visitor again. So, if you think that it might stay valid, then it not so; ID cancellation will be a part of your residence visa cancellation.

The Emirates ID Abu Dhabi renewal fee for ex-past expats is AED 100 for each and every year of validity – usually two or three years. If you wish to submit your application to a typing office rather than online, there is an additional AED 70 service charge.

Emirates ID Abu Dhabientity Authority (EIDA) confirmed that the ID number issued for each individual, whether a citizen or a resident, is registered in the population register system and is fixed and may not be modified or changed.

If you have not renewed your residency visa, and are no longer a resident of UAE, you must visit the nearest CBD branch to change your account status.

Yes, after completing the application and going through the EIDA procedure, you will receive an SMS.

It generally takes 7 business days for you to get your online visa renewal and emirates ID renewal in Emirates, only after your residence visa gets approved.

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