UAE Emirates ID Timeline: What to Expect After Medical Fitness Test

Last Updated on July 9, 2024 by Vadim

Are you waiting for your Emirates ID after completing your medical fitness test? Understanding the timeline and process can help reduce anxiety and uncertainty. In this article, we’ll break down what happens after the medical fitness test and how long it takes to get your Emirates ID.

Medical Fitness Test Results: What to Expect

Once you’ve completed your medical fitness test, the results will be sent to the local immigration department in your emirate. If you’ve paid for the VIP or fast-track package, you’ll receive the results in a few hours. Otherwise, it may take up to a day.

Emirates ID and Residency Visa Approval Process

After receiving the medical fitness test results, the Emirates ID and residency visa undergo the approval process. This may take up to a week. During this time, the relevant authorities will review your application and ensure all necessary documents are in order.

Biometric Data Registration for New Residents

If you’re new to the UAE, you’ll need to register your biometric data for the Emirates ID. This may add a few extra days to the overall process.

Tracking Your Emirates ID Application

After submitting your Emirates ID and residency visa application online, you’ll receive a registration form with a Quick Response (QR) code. Scanning this code on your smartphone will allow you to track the status of your application.

Tracking Your Medical Fitness Test Result

Depending on where you took your medical fitness test, you can track your result using the following methods:

  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA) medical fitness test centre: Download the ‘DHA’ mobile application and enter the reference number received via SMS.
  • Disease Prevention and Screening Centre in Abu Dhabi: Contact the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) on 800 50.
  • Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, or Fujairah: Visit a clinic or health centre operated by Emirates Health Services and receive an application number via text message. Enter the application number and date of birth on the website https://fitness.ehs.gov.ae/OnlinePortal/en/Misc/General/Inquiry.

Tracking Your Emirates ID Shipment

Once your Emirates ID application is approved, it will be sent for printing. You’ll receive a notification via email and SMS about the expected delivery date and tracking number with Emirates Post. To track your shipment:

  • Visit the Emirates Post website (https://www.emiratespost.ae/)
  • Under ‘track your shipment’, type in the tracking number and click on the blue button labelled, ‘Track an item’
  • The timeline of your shipment will be displayed.

Key Takeaways

  • The medical fitness test result will be sent to the local immigration department in your emirate, which may take up to a day.
  • The Emirates ID and residency visa approval process may take up to a week.
  • Biometric data registration for new residents may add a few extra days to the overall process.
  • You can track your Emirates ID application and medical fitness test result using the methods outlined above.
  • Once your Emirates ID is printed, you’ll receive a notification via email and SMS about the expected delivery date and tracking number.

By understanding the Emirates ID timeline and process, you can better plan and prepare for your new life in the UAE.

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. Track Your Emirates ID Status in the UAE: A Step-by-Step Guide
  2. UAE: Reschedule Emirates ID Biometric Appointment Online for Free
  3. How to Apply for UAE PASS
  4. How to Resolve UAE Visa Issues