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Amendments to Emirates ID card services and residence issuance and renewal services
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The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security revealed that the Emirates ID card services, unified form services (residency and identity card), and residence issuance and renewal services will be modified.

The Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs and Ports Security revealed that the Emirates ID card services, standardized form services (residency and identity card), and residence issuance and renewal services will be amended, with the obligatory conformity of the personal photo that is attached to the applications with the standards approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ), and a personal photo will be attached to all Emirates ID services and for all age groups.

The guideline, which was published by the authority on its website, stressed that it is important that the quality of the captured images be clear and of high resolution, so 10 guiding points must be observed: the image must be recent and taken within the past six months, and the image width is from 35 to 40 mm, and that the head and top of the shoulder are parallel to the photographic lens so that the lens can capture 70-80% of the image, that the person maintains a sharp focus and a stable expression, that the image is of high quality resolution (without traces of ink or wrinkles), and that the level of the eyes is in the direction of The camera lens, that the image reflects skin colors naturally, that the image is of appropriate brightness and contrast without any significant or incomplete contrast to the light, that the image is professionally printed on high-quality paper, and that the image taken with a digital camera is in colour. High quality, printed on photo quality paper.

The authority has recently begun, in the first phase, of issuing the upgraded version of the national identity card, as part of the transition to the new generation of identity cards and passports.

The new identity card has five new advantages, namely reducing costs, and not having the owner to carry it or print the documents in it. Security through security devices, as well as features and security information that are difficult to falsify.

The authority pointed out that citizens and residents can access the website, view the existing documents, and then send electronic copies of the identity in terms of the data contained therein, to other concerned authorities, and the "QR code" feature has been added, to read it electronically, and make it valid for the authorities concerned.

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