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Emergency Passport Issuance upon expiry of ordinary passport

UAE nationals living abroad can apply for emergency passports upon expiry, loss, or damage of an ordinary passport or emergency passports for newborns above one year while travelling abroad. UAE missions abroad issue emergency passports to facilitate the return of UAE nationals to the UAE.

Service Procedures

  • Log into one of MoFAIC smart channels via UAE Pass by entering the username and password of the UAE Pass, or create a new username.
  • From the "Individual Services" tab, select “Issue Passports and Return Documents”.
  • You will receive a notification to visit the mission, submit the supporting documents and collect the emergency passport.

Service Fees
No charges
Service Type
Main - Procedural
Service Time
2 working days
Total Transactions
Service Rate

Service Beneficiaries

  • UAE Nationals

Required Documents

  • Copy of the expired passport
  • Copy of Family Book (All pages)
  • Personal photo

Service Application Channels

Service Delivery Channels

  • International Mission in Headquarters Country

Service Procedures

Service steps

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Terms and Conditions

  • The applicant must be a UAE national.
  • The application form must be correctly completed.
  • All required documents must be attached. In some cases, the application may be forwarded to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship for further action.

For Enquiries

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

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