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Issuance of Emergency Passports due to loss of Passport

This is a service to issue emergency passports for UAE nationals abroad in emergencies, such as expiry, loss, or damage of ordinary passports, or applying for passports for babies over one year of age while travelling abroad.
The passport is issued by UAE missions to help UAE Nationals to return to the UAE.


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

Service Fees
No charges
Service Type
Main Service - Procedural
Service Time
2 working days - Service Time During the emergency: One working day
Total Transactions
Service Rate

Service Beneficiaries

  • UAE Nationals abroad

Required Documents

  • Copy of Family Book (all pages)
  • Copy of lost passport.
  • Copy of the lost passport report, attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country or the UAE Embassy in the host country.
  • 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 filled.
  • 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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