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Renew ID Card


This service allows foreign missions to renew diplomatic, international organizations and special identity cards for employees and their families through the MoFA website. Request renewal of the card within one month before its expiry date.



Service Procedures

  • Login to the MoFA website or Smart Mobile App.
  • Select Foreign Missions Services. Then click Renewal Service as per ID card type.
  • Fill in the fields and attach the required documents.
  • The mission will receive a Reference Number.
  • The mission will receive an email confirming that the card is ready and sent via courier.

Service Fees
No Charges
Service Type
Complementary -Procedural
Service Time
15 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

Required Documents

  • An official note signed and sealed by the foreign mission accredited to the UAE.
  • A recent coloured personal photo with a white background measuring (4*6) (passport)
  • A coloured copy of the Passport whcich must be valid for at least 6 months.
  • A copy of the ID card issued by MoFA.

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Terms and Conditions

  • The card must be handed over to the Diplomats Affairs Department.
  • The ID card holder must be inside the UAE, during the renewal process.

For Enquiries

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

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