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Issuance of Establishment Card

  • FAQ

  • Service Description

    First, the establishment details must be registered with the Ministry, in addition to entry of the establishment's owners and authorized signatories, specimens of their signatures, details of the establishment's business activity, and location.

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  • Service Procedures

    1. Log in with your username and password or use UAE Pass. (for online/ smart channels only) (for online/ smart channels only)
    2. Submit an application through one of the service delivery channels.
    3. The application will be referred electronically to the Ministry for verification of compliance with the requirements and documents.
    4. Upon compliance with all conditions and documents, the application will be approved.
  • Required Documents

    1. A clear copy of both sides of the Emirates ID card or a copy of the residence visa showing the unified number for expatriates
    2. A copy of your valid license indicating the activity, address, P.O. Box, telephone number, and fax number. For fishing boats, a boat license issued by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment must accompany the application. For “Abra” activity, it is necessary to attach the license issued by the Roads and Transport Authority. For Public Utility establishments, a license from the Community Development Authority is required.
    3. Partners Addendum: issued by the Economic Department in the event that the names of the Licensees are not included in the trade license.
    4. A clear copy of the establishment card issued by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security, indicating the names of the owners and authorized signatories.
  • Terms And Conditions

    • Creating an establishment file for an agency (Recruitment or Mediation) requires the reference number on which the agency guarantee was entered.
    • A valid trade license.
    • It is mandatory for owners, partners, service agents, and authorized signatories to obtain a Ministry-issued personal identification number.
    • A unified personal identification number must be assigned to all establishments of the licensee or service agent registered with the Ministry.
    • A licensee or a service agent shall be at least 21 years of age. Guardians or trustees may sign on behalf of minors until they reach the legal age, and minors may sign if they obtain a court approval.
    • The authorized signatory in the Ministry must also be authorized to sign in the Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs and Port Security.
      • Citizens of the GCC are treated as UAE nationals.
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    • Payment

      • Business centers charge a maximum commission of AED72
      • Ta’qeem fees : 406 dirhams
      • The service is provided free of charge through MOHRE website and App. (only government fees are applicable).

      *Please note that the fees shown above do not include tax and collection charges.

    • Relation of service with other service

      Economic Departments - Federal Authority for Identity, Residence and Ports Security

    • Notes:

      The customer will be notified once the request has been completed. Applicants can follow up on their applications by visiting

    • Download Form File Name : Form-Issuance of Establishment Card.pdf File size : 10.4 MB File Type : PDF

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