UAE nationals not registered for ID card will be fined soon, says official

Abu Dhabi: Emirates Identity Authority (EIA) said it would announce within days fines against Emiratis who have not so far registered for identity card and population register, Darwish Al Zarouni, director general of EIA, said.

He called on all citizens to speed up registration and obtain identity cards before the fines are enforced, stressing that they would be irrevocable.

The registration centres across the UAE witnessed great turnout on Tuesday with over 7,500 UAE nationals queuing up.