We have designed this portal with enhanced features to support people with limited mobility and give them easy access to UAE Government services. Here are some of the features that will benefit People of Determination.
This website is made accessible to you by combining features from the website and the browser. Here are some of the accessibility features of the website:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs follows the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards to maintain the structure of web content and ease navigation of the website. This makes browsing and accessing information and services more user-friendly.
If you have difficulty reading a text or viewing images, you can select ‘Zoom’ from the browser option to zoom in and enlarge the font size.
Change Text Size
If you experience difficulty reading the text, you can enlarge or reduce the font size by clicking on the A+ or A- icons at the bottom of the webpage. Alternatively, you can press the Ctrl and + keys to increase the text size or Ctrl and - keys to decrease the text size. Pressing the Ctrl and the number 0 keys resets the default size.
If you find it difficult to read text against a specific colour's background, you can easily change the colours by clicking on the 'black and white' icon in the footer.
Alternatively, you can also adjust the font size setting of your browser.
Internet Explorer: Click on the ‘Tools’ menu or press the Alt + T keys. Then click on ‘Internet options’ or press the alphabet O. Then, click on 'Accessibility' or press Alt + E. When the accessibility options are displayed, check the box next to 'Ignore colours specified on the web 'page' using the mouse or by '' pressing Alt + C. Save your changes by clicking on the 'OK' button or pressing ''Enter.' You will be taken back to the 'Internet options' window. The website will now be using the same colour scheme as your computer.Read more on Internet Explorer Ease of Access options..
Firefox: Click on 'Tools' menu or press the Alt + T keys. Then click on 'Options' or press the alphabet O to display the 'Options' window. Next, click on 'Fonts and colours’ or press F to display the 'Fonts and colours' window. Then to set Firefox to use your Windows colour scheme, click on the 'Use system colours' checkbox or 'Tab' to the checkbox and press the space bar to select it.
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The website can be browsed using a keyboard by pressing the Tab, Shift and Enter keys.
You can listen to the text on the website by selecting the text and clicking on the speaker button. In addition, you can adjust the speed and other controls by clicking on the ‘Settings’ button of the ReadSpeaker software.
Scroll Up Button
You can use the scroll up button to go to the top of the page at the click of a button.
No or Limited Internet Access
If you or someone you know has no or limited access to the internet, please contact us by phone and we will answer your queries.
PO Box 1, Abu Dhabi, UAE