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Issuing an emergency passport for newborns

This is part of the emergy passport issuance service offered to UAE nationals abroad in case of emergency, expiry, loss, or damage of an ordinary passport, or passports for babies above one year while travelling abroad. The passport is issued by UAE missions to facilitate the return of Emiratis to the UAE.

Service Procedures

  • Log into one of MoFAIC’s 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 be notified 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 child's Birth Certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country and by the UAE Embassy abroad.
  • Copy of the father's Passport.
  • Copy of the mother's passport.
  • Copy of the Family Book (All pages).
  • Personal photo.
  • If the spouse (UAE National or Foreigner) is not added to the Family Book, attach a copy of the marriage certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country and mission in the host country.

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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