How Can I Get New Emirates ID in a Few Hours?

You can get your and your dependents new Emirates IdOpens in a new tab. easily and quickly through the online process. The process is simple.

The below article explains you step by step to get your emirates id in a few hours:

Step 1: Documents :

Keep all the below documents ready in hand:

  • Coloured photo
  • Front and back page of your passport
  • Residence visa copy
  • Old Emirates ID Card – front and back

If you are applying for your dependent’s Emirates ID, you would also need to have a copy of your own Emirates ID (front and back) ready to upload.

Step 2: Create the UAE Pass Account:

Create the UAE PassOpens in a new tab. account to log into a government department portal easily. Please refer my article on

You can also create an ICA account using your Emirates ID and registered mobile number here: Opens in a new tab. in a new tab.

Step 3: Log in to the system

If you are applying through UAE Pass account

You will be redirected to the UAE Pass app on your phone, which may use either the facial technology feature or ask you to enter your pin to verify your identity.

Once your identity has been verified, you will be directed back to the ICA app or website, where you will now be able to access your dashboard.

Step 4: Select the service to renew Emirates ID:

You will see all the Emirates IDs associated with your account (incase if you have any dependent under your sponsorship) . Select renew Emirates ID.

Step 5: Upload the documents:

Upload the requested documents photograph, passport and visa copy, old emirates id copy.

Step 6: Add the details for receiving emirates ID

Add details based on whether how you would like to receive the Emirates ID at your home or office, or collect it from an Emirates Post office near you. Delivery costs will apply.

Step 7: Make the payment:

Payment is based on the duration of your visa:

Step 8: Get the digital copy of the emirates ID

Once you have successfully completed the process you will receive an email notification for application submitted. Once the application is approved within few hours you can get the digital copy of your emirates ID through ICA app.

Step 9: Receive or collect the physical copy of your Emirates ID:

Once the application is approved your emirates id will be printed by ICA. Once it is printed you will receive an email notification or SMS to collect your ID from the Emirates Post office near you, or if you have paid for the option for delivery, it will be sent directly to your address.


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