Emirates ID card registration deadline ends today
Today is the deadline for Emirates ID Card registration, without incurring a daily penalty of Dh 20, capped at Dh.1000, and people are seen rushing into typing centre to register for the National ID cards.
No extension has been so far issued for the deadline, and residents who waited for one, are now seen rushing to typing centres, so that they don’t end up paying fine.
According to EIDA (Emirates Identity Authority), as long as the residents register and file for renewal of National IDs, they can stay clear of fines.
By filling in the ID card applications at any typing centres in the emirate of Dubai before 1st June 2012, customers can avoid fines, confirms Ayesha al Rayesi, Project Manager, Planning and Quality, Acting PR and Marketing Manager.
EIDA had devised several awareness campaigns to encourage residents to register for National IDs. The residents were also provided with a multi-lingual brochure titled “Do not panic”, explaining the registration procedures.
Children below 15 years can apply before 1st October 2012 after which, they will have to pay penalty. It is mandatory for all under the age of 15, including nationals and residents to register for the National ID before the deadline, failing, which, a penalty of Dh.20 per day would be charged, up to maximum of Dh.1000. However, children whose parents have residence visa up to November or December 2012, will be exempted, and they can apply for the ID when they renew their visa, clarified Diyaa Abdul Al, Senior Officer – Media and Communications, EIDA.
Posted on 31/5/2012
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