UAEPASS: Smart Dubai and Telecommunication Authority Launch National Digital Identity in Collaboration with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority

UAEPASS: Smart Dubai and Telecommunication Authority Launch National Digital Identity in Collaboration with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority
16 October 2018 -
  • UAEPASS: Smart Dubai and Telecommunication Authority Launch National Digital Identity in Collaboration with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority
    UAEPASS: Smart Dubai and Telecommunication Authority Launch National Digital Identity in Collaboration with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority UAEPASS: Smart Dubai and Telecommunication Authority Launch National Digital Identity in Collaboration with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority

Smart Dubai, in partnership with the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA), has inaugurated UAEPASS, a National Digital Identity as well as Signature Remedy for all residents, homeowners as well as site visitors, in cooperation with Abu Dhabi's Smart Solutions & Solutions Authority; and the Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC), as tactical partner supplying the underlying Digital Certificates contributing to safeguard UAEPASS, along with DarkMatter Group.

The launch took place at an interview held today (Tuesday, October 16, 2018) at Smart Dubai's structure throughout GITEX Technology Week 2018, occurring at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 14-18.

Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, attended the press conference, along with H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), H.E. Dr Rauda Saeed Al Saadi, Director General of Abu Dhabi’s Smart Solutions & Services Authority, and Faisal Al Bannai, Founder and Managing Director of DarkMatter Group.

UAEPASS supplies a single digital identification that permits the customer to accessibility services for both neighborhood and also government entities, along with other service providers. The solution introduces mobile based authentication to customers that can merely validate their identity utilizing their smartphone. It likewise enables customers to electronically authorize and also verify files, in order to minimise their brows through to solution centres to authorize crucial as well as time-sensitive records.

UAEPASS addresses the demand to combine login credentials to gain access to different government as well as neighborhood online services. Furthermore, the remedy intends to boost individual experience by streamlining the electronic identity registration and verification processes to be practical and user-friendly for the individual. This cooperation lines up with the UAE's directive to launch and implement nationwide degree jobs, adding to accomplishing the goals of UAE Centennial 2071, UAE Vision 2021, and also future sustainable advancement. It likewise contributes to realizing Dubai's Paperless and Blockchain Strategies, along with increasing digital transformation.

Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, said: “Eliminating paper transactions has been a leading objective for our strategies and initiatives at Smart Dubai. From Blockchain-powered systems to the Dubai Paperless Strategy to the Week Without Service Centres initiative, it is our unwavering conviction that the future is paperless, and seamless digital and electronic services are a hallmark of all successful smart cities.”

" A safe as well as global digital identity is necessary for executing recurring wise change efforts," H.E. Dr Aisha claimed. "UAEPASS not only assists centralise customers' logins and credentials, which eliminates the headache of producing and bearing in mind a wide variety of usernames and passwords, however it likewise boosts safety and confidentiality when conducting on-line deals. This properly removes one of the most significant obstacles to massive automation and digitisation and also drives onward our plans to transform Dubai into a leading clever city, all the while making people's lives much easier and happier."

H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Director General of the TRA, said: "The commend of Smart Dubai and also the competence of TRA is a strong mix that has made the mission of integrated government services a truth, thus profiting the citizens, locals and site visitors of the UAE. The launch of the UAEPASS solution is a special minute for us, as it exhibits our efforts in accordance with the instructions of our excellent leaders to make the UAE one of the most digitally advanced nation of the world."

H.E. Al Mansoori stated that the TRA is accelerating its march towards clever makeover in the UAE to supply its advantages to the public.

" Enabling the vision of wise government at the government degree and making use of digital technology to boost the lifestyle of individuals are important components of the Authority's critical goals. We wish the UAEPASS service, aside from providing a unified solution to the clients, despite their physical area, will certainly additionally advertise the concept and also advantages of having actually an incorporated work environment on local as well as national levels," H.E. wrapped up.

H.E. Dr Rauda Al Saadi, Director general of Abu Dhabi's Smart Solutions & Solutions Authority (ADSSSA), said: "We applaud the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority and also Smart Dubai on their initiatives in leading the application of the UAEPASS. To straighten to this initiative, we will be adopting this system throughout the electronic journeys available for people, residents, visitors as well as services under the TAMM program. This action strengthens our fostering of innovative modern technologies as well as our objectives to remain to team up with government as well as city government entities."

Faisal Al Bannai, Founder as well as Taking Care Of Supervisor of DarkMatter Group, said: “Aligned with the UAE leadership’s vision to accelerate the digital transformation of the nation, DarkMatter Group is proud to be the partner bringing this solution to its government customers.”

" Digital ID platforms are important aspects of a general digital transformation approach. This system is built on durable cryptography methods with authentication and also confirmation approaches that satisfy worldwide criteria," Al Bannai added. "The UAEPASS will certainly be a digital enabler that automates numerous government as well as private-sector services, while minimizing cost as well as putting solutions at the fingertips of all citizens, residents and services throughout the UAE."

To sign up for UAEPASS, individuals can download and install the application from iOS as well as Android app shops and register in three actions: Check their Emirates ID card, confirm their mobile number and also email address, and established their UAEPASS PIN. Existing DubaiID as well as SmartPass users can migrate their existing account conveniently via the application. To complete the verification procedure as well as acquire electronic finalizing capabilities, individuals can check out the local UAEPASS kiosk.