Services for UAE Nationals (English)

Requirements for obtaining a laissez passer (in case of passport expiration)

  1. A photocopy of the expired passport and a photocopy of the family book.
  2. A photocopy of the identity card.
  3. Two recent photographs (the same size as passport photos).
  4. A money order for $45 made out to the Embassy.
  5. A letter from the attaché’s office with which the citizen is affiliated (cultural, military, etc.) requesting the laissez passer. Please provide the date of departure and the complete address and telephone numbers in the UAE by filling out the application for a travel document to return home (attached below).

Requirements for obtaining a laissez passer (in the event of loss of passport)

  1. A photocopy of the lost passport and a photocopy of the family book.
  2. A photocopy of the identity card.
  3. Two recent photographs (the same size as passport photos).
  4. A money order for $90 made out to the Embassy (for the certification of the police report and issuing the laissez passer).
  5. The original of the police report as evidence that the passport is lost (which the Embassy will certify).
  6. A letter from the attaché’s office with which the citizen is affiliated (cultural, military, etc.) requesting the laissez passer. Please provide the date of departure and the complete address and telephone numbers in the UAE by filling out the application for a travel document to return home (attached below).

Requirements for obtaining a laissez passer (in the event of damage to the passport)

  1. A photocopy of the damaged passport and a photocopy of the family book.
  2. A photocopy of the identity card.
  3. Two recent photographs (the same size as passport photos).
  4. A money order for $45 made out to the Embassy.
  5. Submission of damaged passport.
  6. A letter from the attaché’s office with which the citizen is affiliated (cultural, military, etc.) requesting the laissez passer. Please provide the date of departure and the complete address and telephone numbers in the UAE by filling out the application for a travel document to return home (attached below).

Requirements for obtaining a laissez passer (for a newborn child)

  1. A photocopy of the passport of each the father and the mother of the newborn; a photocopy of the family book in its entirety; and a photocopy of the marriage certificate (certified by the US Department of State and the Embassy) if the wife has not been entered in the family book.
  2. A photocopy of the father’s identity card.
  3. Two recent photographs of the newborn (the same size as passport photos).
  4. A money order for $45 made out to the Embassy.
  5. A copy of the birth certificate authenticated by the US institutions concerned and by the authentication section at the Embassy.
  6. A letter from the attaché’s office with which the citizen is affiliated (cultural, military, etc.) requesting the laissez passer. Please provide the date of departure and the complete address and telephone numbers in the UAE by filling out the application for a travel document to return home (attached below).

Requirements for authentication of a (general or special) power of attorney

  1. The original of the power of attorney (the text of the power of attorney should be typed in Arabic; handwritten powers of attorney will not be certified).
  2. Photocopies of the passports of the assigner and the assignee of the power of attorney. (The signature of the assigner on the power of attorney must match the signature on his passport.)
  3. A money order for $45 made out to the Embassy for each power of attorney.
  4. The certification of a US notary public of the signature of the assigner or the testimony of two qualified witnesses to the authenticity of the signature of the assigner, including the full names and signatures of the witnesses and photocopies of their passports, making sure that their signatures match their signatures on their passports.
  5. A letter from the attaché’s office with which the citizen is affiliated (cultural, military, etc.) requesting authentication of the power of attorney.

Requirements for the authentication of certificates (medical or scholastic)

  1. The original certificate with a photocopy of a valid passport.
  2. A letter from the attaché’s office with which the citizen is associated (cultural, military, etc.) affirming the authenticity of the certificate and the request for its authentication.
  3. A money order for $45 made out to the Embassy per certificate.

 

Notes:

  1. The Embassy does not issue or renew passports; it issues laissez passer documents valid for one month from the date of issue which enable the bearer to travel to the UAE only.
  2. Please allow three business days for the consular section to complete processing the application, except in the case of travel documents which are issued after securing the approval of the government and require more time.
  3. Please provide a stamped and self-addressed envelope in which the documents concerned may be mailed (in the case of those not affiliated with an attaché’s office).