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Dubai: national ID card mandatory when visiting DMV

The rule that every transaction at Dubai DMV has to be accompanied by national ID card is over a year old. It has not been strictly enforced though due to delays at EIDA centers making many residents unable to get … Continue reading

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Sharjah: national ID card required for visa renewal

Effective December 1st all expatriates seeking visa renewal in Sharjah need to obtain national ID card first. As in other emirates ID card registration centers will be linked with Preventive Medicine Centres which cunduct visa medical screenings. Nine participating centers … Continue reading

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fingerprint on China ID card

Newly proposed legislation requires fingerprint data to be stored on Resident Identity Cards. In China every citizen age 16 and older is required to have a national photo ID card. By adding additional security to the document law makers expect … Continue reading

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Ireland: new welfare ID card to prevent fraud

As a part of austerity plan Ireland Public Services are looking to close loopholes inside its welfare system. Brand new photo ID card is a part of a pilot program to run in Tullamore, Sligo and Dublin. New ID cards … Continue reading

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UAE: national ID card center new link

The Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) announced it links another medical care facility to its ID card system infrastructure. Begining on Sunday Khalifa Medical City will double as local EIDA center where citizens and residents looking for medical care can also … Continue reading

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UAE: no ID card penalties schedule ammended

We wrote in August about penalty schedule for AUE nationals who fail to apply for a new or renew an expired national ID card. The decision was followed with significant amount of criticism. Today Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID) annouced … Continue reading

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UAE: ID cancelled applications toll rises to 56,000

During the month of Ramadan, the most important Muslim holiday number of cancelled national ID card application rose to a new record of 56 thousand. The application gets automatically cancelled after missing 2 consecutive appointments. During the month of Ramadan … Continue reading

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UAE: not having ID card will cost Dh20 a day

The government decision number 25 published last Thursday penalizes UAE citizens for not possesing national ID card begining mid October. Fines of Dh20 (equivalent of around $6) a day will be imposed on people who have expired documents for 30 … Continue reading

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Germany: Berlin Police unions against ID badges

Police unions in the capital of Germany and at the same time capital of the land of Brandenburg raised concerns on policemen safety who are now suppose to wear ID badges with a unique number which identifies an individual member … Continue reading

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Fiji: Senior bus fare ID card often not shown

Permanent Secretary of the Social Welfare Ministry Govind Sami has expressed his concern of senior citizens not showing their identification cards to the bus operators. Bus companies have reported that most citizens over 60 years old and disabled elegible for … Continue reading

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