UAE: Reschedule Emirates ID Biometric Appointment Online for Free

Last Updated on July 9, 2024 by Vadim

When applying for a new Emirates ID, applicants over the age of 15 are required to scan their fingerprints for biometrics. Did you know that if you are unable to make it to your appointment, you can easily reschedule through the ICP website – smartservices.icp.gov.ae

Who is the Emirates ID Biometric Appointment for?

Applicants over the age of 15 are required to scan their fingerprints for biometrics. During the enrollment phase, applicants register their fingerprints for biometric verification. The scanned fingerprints are stored in the Emirates ID electronic chip and prevents forgery and fraudulent use of the ID card.

How to Change Emirates ID Biometric Appointment Online

Step 1: Access the Online Service

You can start the process of rescheduling your appointment in two ways:

  • Scan the Quick Response (QR) code on the Emirates ID registration form
  • Visit the ICP website to change the appointment date

Step 2: Enter Your Emirates ID Registration Form Details

Type in your registered email address and enter one of the following details:

  • Eida request number (PRAN)
  • Request number
  • Reference number

Step 3: Modify the Date and Time for the Biometric Appointment

  • Click ‘Search’ and ICP website will check if you have an existing application and appointment date in the system
  • Click on the ‘Edit’ button
  • Enter your passport number, date of birth, and nationality
  • Select the emirate you reside in from the drop-down menu
  • Select the enrollment centre, which is where the appointment will be held
  • Choose a new date and time from the available options

Key Takeaway: Rescheduling your Emirates ID biometric appointment is a straightforward process that can be done online for free.

In our latest blog article, we cover several key topics related to Emirates ID in the UAE. For those looking to stay updated on the latest regulations and practices, here are some essential reads:

  1. UAE Emirates ID Timeline: What to Expect After Medical Fitness Test
  2. Track Your Emirates ID Status in the UAE: A Step-by-Step Guide
  3. How to Apply for UAE PASS
  4. How to Resolve UAE Visa Issues