Amended Rules: UAE Cabinet Extends Validity of Emirati Passport to 10 Years

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Published on March 19, 2024, 12:12:21


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The UAE Cabinet approved amendments to the executive regulations of the federal law governing citizenship and passports.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced these changes after the Cabinet meeting on Monday.

The validity period of the Emirati passport has been extended from 5 to 10 years for individuals aged 21 and above.
These revisions aim to provide citizens with enhanced facilities and comprehensive digital services, ensuring greater convenience and efficiency.

Additionally, the Cabinet adopted a national policy for the circulation and manufacture of biofuels, aligning with the UAE's commitment to promoting clean and sustainable energy sources.

Moreover, the Digital Quality of Life Council shared its achievements in removing over 160,000 websites and accounts promoting harmful content.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed emphasised the importance of family, media, and educational institutions working together to protect the youth and secure a brighter future.

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