Dh500 fee for expat health cards from September 30

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A Cabinet resolution, issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, levying Dh500 for issuing and renewing health cards for non-nationals of all ages will go into force as of September 30, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.

Sheikh Mohammed has issued resolution No.18 for 2013 concerning the fees of health cards and curative and diagnostic services for non-nationals.

According to the resolution, an additional fee of Dh300 will be charged for the issuance of a health card in lieu of a lost one.

Article 3 of the decision stipulates that the fees shown in the tables attached to the decision will be levied against curative and diagnostic services provided by the Ministry of Health to non-nationals holding health cards. These fees will be doubled for those who do not hold ministry-issued health cards.

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