Law No. 16 of 2017 amends provisions of federal law No. 17 of 1972 on nationality and passports, mainly extending citizenship to non-Emirati women married to, divorced from, or widowed from Emirati men under specified conditions as well as to persons who have "provided exceptional services to the country."
Date Adopted / Created / Concluded
Nationality and Statelessness
Women’s rights regarding nationality
United Arab Emirates