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14 April 2024

E-gate registers 500,000 people so far in UAE

By Mohammed El Sadafy

The registration campaign of Electronic Ports’ Project [e-gate] for citizens of UAE and the GCC has seen as many as 4,571 people registering themselves.

This is in addition entry visa at Galleria Mall in Abu Dhabi between Sunday and Thursday. In fact, registration campaigns conducted in several malls in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Bani Yas have enrolled 35,351 people thus far.

Major-General Dr Obeid Al Kitbi, Deputy Commander of Abu Dhabi Police, and Major-General Dr Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director of Central Operations, inspected the procedures at Galleria Shopping Centre.

Major Mohammad Al Zaabi, Director, e-Ports’ Project, said 1,543 people were registered on the last day of the free of charge registration process.

So far, he noted, more than 500,000 people have enrolled in the project in the Abu Dhabi and Dubai international airports and other registration campaigns in shopping malls.

The goal of the project is to facilitate speedy travel procedures when entering and leaving the country.

The e-gate system, which uses advanced registration technology, will cut the time spent going through passport control to less than 20 seconds.