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Abu Dhabi office: Tourist Club, behind Al Falah Street, Abu Dhabi Municipality.
Dubai office : Bur Dubai, Al Ghubaiba, Market Street, opposite the Central Bank and next to the Bank HSBC.
From 7:30 am to 2:30 pm
No there are no offices but only the main offices
to know electronic services
You can get all the information on the services provided by directory clients. (customers services directory).
You can pay the fees through the E-dirham system :
Government Client Card
E-Dirham cards specific value
Is a certificate issued to companies or individuals for exemptions from Status of Business / Business Person in various countries, regardless of the existence of the Convention or not.
Is a certificate issued to benefit from the avoidance of double taxation agreements concluded by the State. (Attached a table conventions).
In 2001, the UAE disrupted the world of financial technology with the introduction of the e-Dirham system, which is its secured national digital payment system that enable users to pay for government services with the highest levels of comfort, flexibility and security.
The UAE is proud to be the first country in the region to develop an advanced digital system for the collection of government revenues. MoF has continued to develop the system over the past two decades to keep pace with the latest global trends in the areas of electronic payment, where the second generation of the system was launched in 2011, and its third generation launched in 2020.
The system is currently undergoing a transition from the second generation launched in 2011 to the third generation launched in the third quarter of 2020.
The new generation of the system is characterized by an important set of features, including:
The brand identity of the system has also been redesigned, noting that the system holds global certifications in the areas of security.
Yes, the second generation was completely shut down by the end of November 2020.
Five national banks that issue the e-Dirham cards have joined the system to offer new products with innovative features within the system and provide a wider range of accepted forms of payments (POS, e-commerce, direct debit service, and instant payments via smartphone). These five banks are: Commercial Bank of Dubai, Abu Dhabi First Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, RAK Bank and Fujairah Bank.
All government agencies joined the system with the launch of the 3rd generation and its customers began to transition to the new system.
Revenues collected through the e-Dirham system reached a total of AED 8 million in 2011 and more than AED 22 billion by 2019. Also, the number of transactions completed increased from about 13,000 in 2011 to more than 49 million in 2019.
The e-Dirham system represents a success story for the UAE as a powerful tool for managing the country's revenues, collecting and settling cash flows from fees collected from government services. The system is leading the digital payment sector, enabling it to match other global payment systems, with the estimated value of the system's brand name exceeding AED 3 billion.
The e-Dirham system is characterized by a number of advantages that confirm its leadership as a fundamental pillar of the future of the digital economy in the UAE, including:
Three new cards have been launched with the launch of the third generation of the system, these cards are:
The e-Dirham Instant app provides the latest in financial technologies and gives customers the highest level of security by sending a one-time password per transaction, so that customers can pay for government services via their mobile phones or other devices using one of two security features, anytime and anywhere. Instant’s contactless payment benefits help maintain public health and support the continuity of government work in all circumstances.
The Ministry of Finance seeks to develop the e-Dirham system with the aim of promoting a competitive economy based on innovation in the country by focusing on the following objectives:
E-Dirham System (electronic smart cards) is a sophisticated method for collecting government revenue, rather than traditional methods (fiscal stamps, receipts, receipt of revenues) are based on the ease and simplicity in use and rely on the latest technology in the science of computers.
The second generation of e-Dirham is an extension of more sophisticated current system of collection and electronic payment of the availability of additional services such as the possibility of re-packing with the highest levels of protection and security Adopts the second generation of e-Dirham latest technology and information technology as well as to follow global best practices in the field of electronic payment mechanisms for collection of the new, which is more secure, protect and effectiveness in addition to providing ways and channels of new electronic payment and suit different segments and categories, which provides further expanded with a system integrated electronic payment in the United Arab Emirates and linked to other global payment networks to raise the level of service provided to customers and the public and improve the state into the ranks of developed countries in the field of electronic payment and collection. And provides the second generation of e-Dirham further payment and collection services such as e-government services fees and non-governmental organizations, and payment of utility bills and violations, fines, and e-commerce and online payment, payment via mobile phone. It can also recharge through multiple channels such as ATMs for the system and those of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi and channels of distribution of cards and direct transfer from bank account or mobile phone (Mobile). In addition to these services, the new system services, the first generation of e-Dirham such as the nature of electronic companies and offices of printing, electronic recording of guarantees bank to all banks operating in the country, and the issuance of bank guarantee on the Ministry of Labour, the system of Trust Account on the Ministry of Economy and the ratification of your email, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
You can make a career in the Ministry of Finance through the registry on the website And you will be contacted about the availability of vacancy.
Prepare a letter from the person addressed to the Centre customer service to change the PIN number with a name of the card in the case of personal cards, but in the case of cards to delegates Companies must be the leeter from the director of the company with the logo of the company addressed to the customer service center to change the PIN number with the name of the card.
Offshore companies are not allowed to apply to the service because they are not listed in the Double Taxation Avoidance agreements.
To apply for a tax domicile certificate:
Certificates are only issued to those who are nationals of the countries with which agreements have been concluded.
The applicant must have been a resident of the UAE for at least 180 days. Also an annual lease agreement officially documented by the competent authorities, such as EJARI in Dubai, municipalities in other emirates and free zone authorities must be attached to the application.
The company must have been established for a period of at least one year. Financial accounts must be audited by an accredited audit firm and attached with other required documents to the application. The audited financial accounts must be prepared by an accredited audit firm. The report must be certified and stamped by the audit firm.
The audit financial report to be attached to the application must be covering the year for which the certificate is requested. If the certificate is requested for the present year, the audit report must be covering the past year.
The certificate is valid for a period of one year from the date of issue (the date is selected by customer).
The form should be sent with a copy of the certificate to the competent officials at MoF via email or express courier. Upon signing and stamping the form, it will be sent back to the customer by express courier.
For individuals & companies:
Supplier services include the registration of corporate and private sector suppliers wishing to provide their services to the federal government, and provide them with the possibility to submit quotations for tenders, bids and supply contracts issued by ministries and federal agencies. That, in addition to the supplier renewal service.
To register, suppliers must meet requirements and submit required documents through the ministry's website www.mof.gov.ae, or smart application.
Services provided includes registering new suppliers, renewing registration (annually), submitting quotes, printing a payment receipt, receiving a purchase order, and creating a vendor invoice.
The conditions for registering in the supplier services include: the presence of a UAE national partner or service agent**, while foreign branch companies of free zones located within the UAE's borders and outside the free zone must register, and all suppliers wishing to register must pay the fees.
**Note: Please note that the new UAE Commercial Companies Law recently adopted and published in the Newspaper of the Ministry of Justice stipulated that it is possible to deal with companies without the need for a partner or national service agent, and therefore until the new law takes effect the current conditions will be adopted but will be amended in the future on the basis of the new UAE Commercial Companies Law.
Registration requires the submission of a license issued by any of the economic development departments.
Registration fees are AED 500, while the annual renewal is free of charge.
Not long ago, MoF updated the system procedures in order to simplify the customer's journey, increase the satisfaction of suppliers and increase the number of companies in the system, the measures taken include:
More than 8,500 registered companies.
The UAE Cabinet has issued Resolution No. (37) of 2020 on amending certain provisions of Cabinet Resolution No. (4) of 2019 on Procurement Regulation and Storehouse Management in Federal Government. The decision included:
The UAE Cabinet issued Resolution No. (4) of 2019 on Procurement Regulation and Storehouse Management in Federal Government. The decision included:
Also, UAE Cabinet Resolution No. (290/14وأ/2) of 2012 includes directing 10% of the procurement value to SME owners.
Productive families were exempt from paying registration or renewal fees in the Federal Supplier Register
Please note that the new UAE Commercial Companies Law recently adopted and published in the Newspaper of the Ministry of Justice stipulated that it is possible to deal with companies without the need for a partner or national service agent. Until the new law takes effect, the current conditions will be adopted. The conditions will be amended in the future as per the new UAE Commercial Companies Law.
There is no renewal fees
No, the supplier's existent account is used for renewal.
Trade License from Department of Economic Development
Suppliers can be registered through the MoF website.
500 AED + 3 AED via e-Dirham Card
They can pay by e-Dirham Card or other payment cards
It is a card issued by the Ministry of Labour.
Registration covers all ministries and is for all the Emirates
The card is obtained from the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD).
Vacancies at MoF are listed on the “Bayanati” website – a “Federal Government's Human Resources Information Management System”, which is an e-recruitment portal for all federal government agencies. You can obtain details on the jobs advertised by MoF through registering as a user and logging in. You can also upload your resume and other required documents to apply for a job. In addition, you can access this portal through the MoF website or apply directly through the job portal Bayanati.
Smart Reporting System (Tableau) is one of the ministry's technological initiatives that processes, and analyses federal entities data to provide reports and recommendations that support decision making.
The Smart Reporting system offers many advantages, including data analysis, user-driven reporting, and real-time reporting. It also provides the possibility of automating reports, provides the highest standards of transparency, enables cash and liquidity management. It also represents a basis for decision-making and enables the display and follow-up of budget implementation and expenditure tracking, and it’s a system tailored to the requirements of users.
There are several areas for the application of the Tableau such as: a support request screen, a call center screen, a budget execution screen, a service display screen, a performance and financial indicators screen, a supplier follow-up and purchase cycle screen, and cash management screen.
The automated e-refund system is a system through which the client submits the request for refund of the fees paid by mistake to the concerned authority with all the documents required to confirm the eligibility for restitution. The request is then reviewed by the financial department of the concerned authority, where it will be audited and approved by the controller of the Ministry of Finance, who will take measures to transfer the amount back to the client's bank account. The e-refund system was developed to submit applications that will be reviewed by the Ministry of Finance in order to reduce delivery time and enhance customer satisfaction.
The amount of the customer will be refunded within a maximum of 5 business days.
The Ministry of Finance is the owner of the e-refund system. It follows up on all customers' requests from all ministries and provides support to any challenges a customer may face. The customer must submit their request to the system and follow up with the relevant ministry. A refund request may be submitted by individuals or companies.
It is the payment receipt number (reference number) of 12 digits.
Please check the RRN reference number and contact the relevant ministry to make sure that you can retrieve the transaction.
Please make sure that the names of attachments are different for example: attachment01, attachment02, etc.
Please check with the ministry that owns the service to ensure that all fees are refundable as some fees cannot be refunded such as insurance/service delivery fees etc.
Please make sure that the account of the individual or establishment is used by the applicant, to avoid rejecting the request from the ministry of the service owner.
Please note that if the application is accepted and the amount is returned, it will be returned to the bank account under the name of the applicant or the company after a review and audit by the ministry that owns the service.
Please note that the e-refund system in its current version is only for federal ministries, please contact the relevant authority to report this matter, but your observation has been taken into account and the new version of the revenue refund system is currently being developed to include the authority among the entities that use the e-refund system.
Please note that following up on your application in the event of completion of the first and second rounds of approvals, or in the event of any refund delay should through the ministry that provides these services. Kindly provide us your application number so that we can reach out to the relevant entity and expedite the process of your refund - upon approval.
Please send an email for technical support to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details:
Please send an email for e-Dirham technical support on BizOps@eDirham.ae and explain the service paid, the time, date and the ministry that has been paid for.
The outstanding amount will be refunded if it meets all the required conditions within 5 business days from the date of application until the completion of the audit and follow-up to complete your transaction.
MoF’s smart app offers individual, corporate and government users a variety of services. Through this platform, ministry customers and users can request and track government services, as well as pay fees without having to visit any of the ministry's offices. This application also allows users to communicate with the ministry at any time to submit their complaints, suggestions and feedback through different channels.
The app also allows the general public to see budget reports, final accounts of federal government and open data which is available in the form of infographic designs and interactive graphics that are in high-quality technologies that fits smartphone screens. It provides several interactive features for the public, such as smart participation aimed at involving the public in the ministry's procedures and practices, as well as a smart wallet that aims to help the public manage their personal budgets.
The app supports the requirements of users with special needs and people with visual difficulties.
The new app was built inline with the optimal user experience and based on standards followed by Apple and Google. The relevant working teams in the ministry conducted studies and standardized comparisons to build an innovative perception of the application. The app has many features that are specifically designed to improve user experience, including:
One of the features of MoF’s smart app is the ability to choose a person's profile and build a suitable app interface to display the services that suit them:
MoF smart application has many smart features, including:
All of MoF’s services are available on the smart application and website of the Ministry and do not require any visit by the customers to the ministry.
Download the e-employment mobile app of the federal government ‘FAHR’, where you can search for vacancies in all UAE Federal ministries and other government entities as they are posted. This application also contains human resource services provided by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources. Please visit the following link for more information: Smart Application
The UAE has adopted a comprehensive system to protect workers and strictly enforced its labour laws. Any concerns or violations can be reported and a labour complaint can be registered online to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation through the following link: Register a complaint
ThThe UAE government is active in the global fight to combat human trafficking. Find out how you can report trafficking issues and obtain support here: Report human trafficking
If you or someone you know has been subjected to sexual abuse or exploitation at work, you can also register a labour complaint with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation here: Complaint on workplace abuse
The UAE’s Federal Institutions and Ministries aim to gender balance between males and females. Read useful information and statistics that indicate the progress achieved by the UAE on the issue of gender balance: Read about gender balance in the UA
The UAE aims to become one of the world’s safest cyberspaces and strict laws govern all digital and cyber activities. These include standards for maintaining user data and service data, processes and programs of the Ministry of Finance, which are being developed to the highest international standards.
Any ethical or unlawful behavior by a public servant or government entity can be reported to the UAE Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation following this link: Click here
You can also read the FAGHR’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for UAE federal employees.
Yes, MoF welcomes constructive discussions and values contributions to develop its programmes and services. Please visit our e-Participation page on our website to read our participation policy statements and submit your contribution online: e-Participation at MoF
Discrimination in all forms – religion, race, caste, colour or gender – is against the law in the UAE. Any concerns or violations can be reported online to the Ministry of Interior here: Complaints Service
For individuals, companies and government entities
yes, SMEs are exempted from paying the registration fees for the first two years from the establishment date
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