Every UAE resident has a PIN code... do you know yours

Do you know your PIN code? Every resident of the UAE has it, as it comes to you with your Emirates ID with Emirates Identity Authority (Eida) mentioning the card holder has to protect their PIN Code.

“Think of it like a key. Instead of unlocking the door to your house or car, your Pin unlocks the gateway to your personal information. We regularly lock our houses and cars, but too often, we’re careless about the ‘keys’ to our personal information and possibly soon our financial, health, and private information,” says the authority.

What is PIN Code?

The PIN code is one of the means used to get access to the private data in your card and authenticate your identity. It consists of four digits and is recommended to be changed regularly (using Card reading program offered by Eida).

In the case of three false entry of your PIN code, the ID card deactivates this functionality. To reactivate it, the card holder has to visit the nearest registration center, or Eida kiosk machine.

How to reactivate it?

In case you have not activated the PIN code during the registration process or you have accidently deactivated your Pin functionality, the holder...

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Source: emirates247.com

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