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Cancellation of ID card


This service allows foreign missions to apply for cancellation of diplomatic, international organizations, and special identity cards for employees and their families, through MoFA website. The cancellation will be done in case of eventual departure of the UAE.



Service Procedures

  • Login to MoFA website or Smart Mobile App.

  • Select Foreign Missions Services.  Then click Cancel the card, as per ID card type.

  • Fill in the fields and attach required documents.

  • The mission will receive a Reference Number.

  • The mission will receive an Email confirming that the card is ready and will be sent via the courier.

Service Fees
No Charges
Service Type
Complementary - Procedural
Service Time
5 Working Days
Total Transactions

Service Beneficiaries

  • Foreign Missions in UAE
  • Diplomatic staff members in Foreign Missions accredited to the UAE and their families (spouse and children).
  • Holders of diplomatic identity cards
  • Holders of International Organizations Identity Cards
  • Holders of Special Identity Cards
  • Employees under the embassy’s sponsorship

Required Documents

  • An official note signed and sealed by the foreign mission accredited to the UAE.
  • A copy of the original ID card issued by MoFA.

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Terms and Conditions

  • The original card must be returned and sent to the Diplomats Affairs Department to be cancelled from the system.

For Enquiries

Please call MOFA's call centre at +97180044444 or Enquire through the MOFA Website:

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