Awards and Certificates

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs Dubai is proud of its world-class achievements that contributed to the GDRFD obtaining prestigious local, regional and international awards. In line with the strategic objectives of GDRFA in consolidating a culture of leadership and corporate governance. Reaching global leadership and that because of determined efforts based on continuous improvement and development and its adoption of best International practices and the latest pioneering and innovative technologies and the advancement of performance, efficiency and service to the highest rates, not only at the local and regional level, but also at the global level.

Awards category
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Emirates Triathlon Association 2021 National Awards [2021]
The establishment of Dubai leads the teams in the competitions of the Oceanic Khorfakkan race, which was held under the supervision of the Emirates Triathlon Association, with the participation of more than 400 male and female athletes of different nationalities. To qualify citizens, enhance their participation in this sport, and represent the country in local and international tournaments.
Dubai Sports Council 2021 National Awards [2021]
Dubai Residence won the first three places, after its team (A) achieved first place at the level of the participating teams, and team (B) ranked third, with the participation of more than 80 teams from 87 countries from different countries of the world, in the Iron Man Championship. The competition comes within the framework of Dubai establishment's keenness to consolidate the values ​​of coexistence and tolerance among all members of society, in addition to spreading sports culture among employees to make the UAE community a healthy and happy society, adding that this major international tournament has become an important station, and is one of the most important sports tournaments at the level of The world, and we in the administration are proud to have an active role in this sport, which includes elite world champions and world record holders in this sport, and to see our heroic employees cross the finish line achieving the first ranks
Championship of His Excellency the President of the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality 2020 National Awards [2020]
The Dubai establishment team achieved the first three places during its participation in the Championship of His Excellency the President of the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality of Bicycles held in the beach of Hadiriat, Abu Dhabi for 30 km
IDEAS. ARABIA 2020 Regional Awards [2020]
The General Department of Residence and Foreign Affairs in Dubai, which manages strategy and looking ahead with the 2021 Arab Ideas Award for the Category of Education (Idea of the Year), was awarded the best innovative international idea award, in applying the idea of a "diploma for the future" which was selected by the jury from all the winning ideas under competition standards and the category of best common idea included in the air port sector about the next generation project
 International Business Excellence & Leadership Awards 2020 International Awards [2020]
The General Department of Residence and Foreign Affairs - Dubai, which manages future outlets in the air outlets sector, has won first place in the Awards for Business Excellence and International Leadership in the Category of Government Services for the Smart Corridor project, the first of its kind in the world, It is based on the use of artificial intelligence technologies, to facilitate and speed up the process of passing through the passport area of Dubai Airport, without the need to use any travel documents, such as passport, ID card and others, or boarding pass, as in the use of smart gates, and to adapt artificial intelligence in the corridor, so that it contains passenger databases, and allows them to be used accurately through machine learning techniques.