The Emirates ID is a physical identification card for the citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates. The ID card is used for identification and a variety of other purposes. Those awaiting the physical card version of their Emirates ID can now use Digital Emirates ID, and here is how to download it.
How to Download E-Emirates ID Online
- Download ICA UAE Smart App from the Android or Apple stores.
- If you are a first time user, register in the app by providing your personal information.
- Log in to the app and click on the Emirates ID button on the home screen.
- Within seconds, the digital version of your Emirates ID will appear in the app.
- You can either download a PDF copy of the EID or generate a QR code by clicking the “view QR code” button above the card.
Until your physical identification card is printed and delivered, you can use your Digital Emirates ID to access a variety of government services. Additionally, the e-emirates ID is valid for telecommunications services such as Etisalat and du.