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UAE slams Emirates ID security rumours

ID authority responds to rumours circulating on social media.

Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality has responded to rumours about information updates being processed via phone call and email.

Also read: Now, renew Emirates ID and visa at the same time from home

In a statement issued by ICA on Tuesday, the authority said that updating of information of customers, which include their ID and Population Register, is done with via a secure and safe method.

Responding to rumours on social media regarding updating of resident information on Emirates ID cards being done via phone or email – the authority stressed that these mediums are not one of the methods used to register or update information of customers, adding that such process – or any other simple change – needs the customer to visit one of its centers with their personal ID.

This in person process is to ensure the authenticity of details on the ID.

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