Federal Ministries


Ministry of Finance


The aim of the Ministry of Finance is to assist the development of the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates.  Whereby to double the state's potential to achieve rapid, sustainable and equitable development through strengthening their ability to efficiently and effectively manage the public resources at the federal level, with focus on the role of the federal government in sustainable economic growth.


For more information visit: Ministry of Finance 



Ministry of Economy


Ministry of Economy carries out the preparation of the project of the General Development plan of the state, identifies its stages and annual divisions and all matters associated to that such as projects, legislations and proposals. All in view of the general strategic plan of the state and the studies it makes besides the preprograms and information presented by the various ministries.


For more information, visit: Ministy of Economy Website


Ministry of Interior


Within the framework of the United Arab Emirates and to keep pace with technological developments and the trend towards modern application of the concepts of Electronic Government, came the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of the Interior, about the concentration of efforts to maintain stability and the reduction of crime and build confidence among all segments of society to improve and develop the quality of our services.  His Highness provided continuous support to provide all the equipment and techniques to provide such services effectively. 


For more information visit: Ministry of Interior Website




Ministry of Health


The MOH provides its services through a managerial and technical organization that have been approved in March 1989 (Organizational Structure). This structure specifies the different sectors by specialty, department and division.The MOH is currently restructuring the present sectors, departments and divisions with the view of conforming with the fast developments of the health sector in UAE.


For more information visit: Ministry of Health Website




Ministry of Environment and Water


The ministry works to keep environment clean and safe for living and work of the existing and future generations through integrated management of balanced - ecosystems and sustainability of water resources and animal , fish and agricultural wealth in cooperation with partners and within the international accepted criteria.


For more information visit: Ministry of Environment & Water Website




General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs


GDRFA-2_copyGeneral Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs was one of the pioneers in using various eServices aimed at speeding up and facilitating transactions so that customers' time and effort are saved, while reducing overcrowding at the counters. DNRD eServices has achieved great progress during the last few years, with customers preferring to use such services, especially as several technical developments have also taken place. eDNRD is a website where customers can login,choose the type of "Entry Permit" they wish to apply for, fill out the form, post the form and print out the visa.



Telecommunications Regulatory Authority


The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been established according to the UAE Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 – Telecom Law. TRA is responsible for the management of every aspect of the telecommunications and information technology industries in the UAE. Despite its relatively short life-span, TRA has exceeded expectations by achieving its projected goals in record time.





Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries is aiming to achieve the agricultural development plans and programs to formulate the agricultural policies and initiate the relevant legislations for the interest of the agricultural sector development.


Areas of responsibilities:

  • Creation of conductive environment for citizens to work in agricultural activities (cropping, livestock and fishing).
  • Cooperation with local government agents to spread vegetation and combat desertification and land degradation.
  • Encourage private sector to contribute in planting and livestock development endeavors.
  • Application of pests and epidemics control program and strategies.
  • Supply support to marketing of national production on an economical framework basis.
  • Tighten control on quality and health safety measures of food and seed products in coordination with the other competent organizations and institutions.
  • Establishment and management of research and applied studies centers and extension fields.
  • Cooperation and coordination with the Gulf Cooperation Council states with respect to the agricultural and environment issues.


For more information on the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries, please contact the below:

 Telephone: 00971-2-6662781

Fax: 00971-2-2228161
P.O.Box 213 Abu Dhabi UAE




Federal Customs Authority 


FCA is the authority concerned with customs affairs in the United Arab Emirates. It is working to unify, develop and improve customs policies, legislations and regulations, and supervise their implementation across the local departments of customs. In co-operation and coordination with concerned authorities, FCA targets protection of the state from smuggling and cheating operations, as well as fulfillment of the country's obligations in the international festivals.


For more information visit Federal Customs Authority Website

Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)

ESMA LOGO 220Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) by virtue of federal law 28 of 2001 was established as standards body of UAE its mandated as reference in the country for all issues related to Standards, Metrology , conformity and Quality base on the following responsibilities :

Formulating and issuance of national standards of UAE as well as adopting international standards and mandatory standards issued by binding resolutions of the Council Ministers.

  • Working on environment safety , consumer protection, national market and  strengthening the national economy.​

  • Preparation of standard specifications for reviewing by the specialized technical committees.

  • Granting the Emirates Quality Mark for national products and issuing certificates of conformity of commodities to standards.

  • Accredit various types of CABs including testing & Calibration labs, medical labs, inspection bodies, product certification bodies and certification bodies for QMS, EMS and FSMS
  • Represent the country in regional and international conferences and organizations

Main online services
: Standards Store,  ECAS ( Emirates Conformity Assessment System  ) , EQM ( Emirates  Quality Mark), Halal Mark, ENAS ( Emirates National Accreditation System)


For more information visit: Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology Website