How to check the status of your Emirates ID Application?

Check the status of your Emirates ID Application

Emirates ID is a must for all UAE residents as part of their residency requirement. Emirates ID serves as an identification purpose in all the Government departments. Banks Opens in a new tab. and Finance CompaniesOpens in a new tab. have made it a mandatory requirement to process applications for credit purposes. Emirates ID is requirement everywhere these days. For example, if you are renewing your vehicle, at Immigration department.

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Recently the Government also announced that Labour card and Emriates ID will be integrated.Opens in a new tab. With banks like NBAD, even your ATM debit card can be replaced with Emirates ID. I am sure in the near future, all you need to carry is an Emirates ID instead of multiple cards in your pocket like Driver’s License, E-gate card, Debit Card and so on.

Someone asked me recently that they have applied for their Emirates ID and still have not received it. In this post I will teach you how you can check the status of your application online.

Below are the things that you need handy to check the status of your Emirates ID card:

-Application Number (PRAN) or

-ID Number (15 digits in front of the card) (in case of renewal)

Here is step by step guide to check the status of your Emirates ID card.



Log on to in a new tab. and click on the link called Services

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STEP 2: The link will lead you to Services page

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In this page, click on E-services


STEP 3: Click on the following link: in a new tab..

The link will show you below page:

emirates id status


STEP 4: Enter your Application Number or ID Number. 

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STEP 5: Once you click, Check Status, you will receive the page with status of your Emirates ID as in the below screen shot.

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This is a very transparent way by the Department to show the status of your Emirates ID. 

Most of the people that contacted me have mentioned me have said that they have not received Emirates ID for a long time. The main reason may be that the integration of Labour Card and Emirates ID.

Hope this short tutorial has helped you. 


Deepak is a passionate blogger with interests in bitcoin, online marketing, and writing.

25 thoughts on “How to check the status of your Emirates ID Application?

  1. I want to checks my my ID it’s red or green my ID no 784 197146961756

  2. My name is Nevin Nelson
    My ID No is 784199002525105
    I want to change my registered mobile number.
    I cannot go to any related office right now because of the pandemic situation.
    How can i do it by online?

  3. 784199181704968 this is my Emirates id’s has validity until 2021.iam outside uae & to return uae iam trying to register on ica smart service.unfortunately my id number showing cancelled on 2013.but my visa showing active on system.what should i do?if anyone can help me

  4. Sir my emirates id was in processing but I dont know any id number or PRAN so how to trace emirates id by name send me a link plz I applied on 17november 2016 will my id was dilivered or still in processing

  5. Sir my question is my Emirates I’d is under process for renewal..if I travel and checked by police..what should do I dnt have any valid I’d with me only Emirates I’d application no visa and Emirates id both for renewal please advice

  6. I dont receive ID more than Month after Finger print taken

    is it possible to check ID status without Application number( PRAN)or ID Number???

  7. dear sir
    800220160417010139036 my application no.I submit my application apr 17 2016 but until I didn’t receive my card.I contact also call center.they told me your application is deactive.I will go to again same typing center need to orginal passport or not?I have old application form also.

  8. Dear sir
    My house contract under process all documents is ok for my side I will provide very soon

    Name Naresh Kumar rajdev
    E.ID.APPLI.NO. 800220160607084295512 ]

  9. Dear I want to know why now no any sms regarding emirates id processing or printed or ready?
    2 weeks back my id expired company submitted for renewal but no any sms to me.

  10. Hello sir ,

    January 2012 to august 2015 I was here in UAE..but my employer never gave me my Emirates I’d..she hold it always…that the reason I doesn’t know my Emirates I’d number….August 2015 I left my old employer and I went to Philippines…….. And now last February I come back here with new job……but my new employer when go for make my visa…there is my old Emirates I’d number needed ….but I don’t know……plzz kindly help me to overcome this problems

  11. Name – Mohammad Ali Kamal ,
    Apication created-27-july-2015
    old emirates i.d no.784198409282179
    till now i didn’t get my emirates i.d
    please help me to get,,,,

  12. Hi, is there any way I can check the STATUS if my ID using my Name? I dont have ID Number or Application Number. Please reply. Thanks.

  13. Hi. I work before in al ain. Two years. December 16 i finish my contract. Now im here in dubai. I already have a new job, my company was requiring my old emirates id to apply my new emirates id, but the problem is i never saw, i never hold my old emirates id because it was always with my employer. I already talk to my employer and i ask him where it is but he said that he dont know and they dont have my emirates id. What should i do?

  14. Dear customer we remind you of visiting the online form or the typing centers authorized by emirates identity authority at which you have submited your application with in the next 3 days to provide the required details for your application and to avoide case the requried was preformed kindly ignor this message application number 800220160105115079682. Now i am in pakistan what can i do.after 45days later i come there to dubai

  15. Hey…. I applied for my EID last year July… up to now have not yet received it…can you help me know whether its ready please…. Will appreciate…. passport numberA1941573…. George Kariuki Wanyoike.

  16. Dear sir, l want to know about my id card status.5 january 2016 I applied but still now didn’t receive 2nd message . name-Mahamudur Rahaman Shafiqur Rahaman.

  17. Dear madam/sir,
    Please I will like to know when I have to leave Dubai. The expiry date on my Emirates id, is it my last day?or do I have some time in Dubai after the expiry date on my Emirates id?

  18. Dear Sir,
    Please Check & Correction (al seeb typing centre–al dhaid) has typing mistake my Name: Mohiuddin Chowdhury but they wrote by mistake Mahiuddin Chowdhury , kindly correction it as Mohiuddin Chowdhury, my Last Id-784-1972-0684380-3 my Passport no-AC 9574571 Nationality : Bangladeshi Tel: 050 7929908

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