Electronic digital signature

The procedure for obtaining an electronic digital signature (EDS)

Electronic digital signature (EDS) has the same status as handwritten signatures (legal and enforceable). 

A wide range of e-government services can be received by EDS only. 

Documents to be submitted to AEC for EDS issuance:

For an individual 

  • Application to obtain EDS (Download link below);
  • ID; 
  • Notarized power of attorney for a representative (Download link below). 

For a legal entity:

  • Application (Download link below); 
  • Original passport; 
  • Clear copy of the order (decision, protocol) of appointing the CEO or acting CEO; 
  • Notarized power of attorney for a representative (Download link below);
  • Note or certificate (if any) of registration (re-registration) of the legal entity of the beneficiary as a legal entity in accordance with the Acting Law of the AIFC.