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About Us

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Truly Digital

The Digital Government’s purpose lies in supporting the infrastructure and strategies that drive the digitalization of the UAE’s governmental entities thus, supporting The UAE’s Digital Government Strategy and driving the attainment of relevant national indexes to be ranked No. 1 globally in online services


Our Strategic Priorities

Providing a world-class digital infrastructure

Providing a unified digital platform and common digital enablers

Providing a global digital infrastructure, integrated government systems and automate services

Raising the level of digital capabilities and skills

Legislation readiness to ensure a smooth and comprehensive digital transformation

Raising the efficiency of government work

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Our Success Journey

The UAE is entering the new phase of growth, which aims to become the best digital government in the world by the year of its centennial

2003 - 2012

  • Launch of the eDirham
  • Launch of the e-Government
  • Development of eGov Infrastructure
  • Development of Federal Government portals

2013 - 2015

  • Launch of nation-wide SmartGov Training
  • Launch of the Federal Network
  • Development of the SmartGov Guideline
  • Launch of Smart Government

2016 - 2017

  • Development of Digital Enablers
  • Launch of the Government Service Bus
  • Launch of Digital Identity (SmartPass)
  • Connecting all Federal Entities to Federal Network

2018 - 2020

  • Launch of Digital Vault
  • Launch of Digital Signature
  • Development of Digital Signature Law
  • Launch of National Digital Identity (UAE PASS)

2021 - 2022

  • Launch of API-First Guideline
  • Launch of Digital Government Roadmap
  • Launch of UAE Verify Platform
  • Launch of UAE API Marketplace

Our Roles

A Global Leader in Digital Transformation

We enable digital transformation globally by exchanging experiences, launching initiatives, and strengthening partnerships worldwide. This made our story a role-model worldwide

Achievements in Numbers

01 st

E-government Survey

08 th

Online Service Index

05 th

Global Cybersecurity Index

14 th

World Digital Competitiveness Ranking

International Partners


We have partnered with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to establish an International Center of Digital Innovation, known as I-CoDI. The center helps ITU Members, Sector Members and other key stakeholders to integrate innovation into their national development agendas and activities.

I-CoDI builds on CoDI, the Centre of Digital Innovation (CoDI) launched by the UAE in 2013, as part of the UAE’s efforts in digital transformation and enhancing the digital journey of the UAE citizens and Government, through research, innovation, skills development, and of advisory services.

National Digital Transformation Committee

The National Digital Transformation Committee of UAE orchestrates the whole-of-government approach towards the role of technology in government activities at a national level. It ensures political support for adopting more strategic approaches in leveraging the use of technology.

Roles and Aims

The National Digital Transformation Committee aims to achieve an agile, resilient, transparent, engaged, and innovative government in the United Arab Emirates by focusing on:

  • Proper planning of digital transformation initiatives
  • Outlining operational plans
  • Monitoring digital transformation processes
  • Strategic alignment of priorities with national initiatives
  • Streamlining a nationwide digital transformation plan to compete in the digital age
  • Recommendation of digital transformation initiatives

Members of the Committee


The Prime Minister’s Office


Ministry of Interior


Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security


Ministry of Justice


Telecommunications and Digital Government Authority


Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation


Cybersecurity Council


Head of Government Services


Abu Dhabi Digital Authority


Dubai digital


Sharjah eGovernment Authority


Sharjah Higher Committee of Digital Transformation


Department of Digital Ajman


Smart Umm Al Quwain


RAK eGovernment Authority


Fujairah eGovernment