Conditions and required documents :

1- Official letter from the requesting party.

2- Copy of a valid newspaper/magazine media license

2- Fill and submit an application form (find below).

3- Fill and submit an "Data Acquaintance form"

4- The expired press card.

4- One photograph.

5- Copy of a valid passport with residency stamp page for non UAE nationals.


Service Time :  Service time depends on the third party's discretion


Service Fees:  None


Person in-charge Contact details:

* Main Abu Dhabi Office – Director (or Deputy Director) of Media Licensing Department

Tel: 024044333


Service locations:

Services are provided at all NMC's offices (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Qaiwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Al Ain)

For further details, please click this link: Offices locations map

Number of users: 11 (journalist appointment)

8 (Press cards)


Please click on this link to download the renew press card application : 

Please click on this link to download the Data Acquaintance form: 


For more information , please send us an email to


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