How to get a CICPA pass in Abu Dhabi?

CICPA pass

CICPA stands for Critical Infrastructure Coastal Protection Authority is responsible for the protection and security of the facilities that are considered vital for the Nation. A company operating in a critical infrastructure area must get a license and obtain CICPA pass for any employee accessing the site for work.

What is the CICPA security pass in Abu Dhabi?

Cicpa pass is a part of Abu Dhabi’s effort to control access to critical infrastructures and installations. Organizations and persons operating in this zone should get a security clearance permit, referred to as a CICPA pass.

How many types of CICPA passes are there?

The Critical Infrastructure Coastal Protection Authority grants five different categories of permits: land, onshore, temporary, photography, and travel.

Get CICPA’s pass for the company;

If your firms operate critical offshore or onshore installations, you should open the file to obtain the license.

Require documents;

  1. Copy of incorporation degree for government companies.
  2. Copy of valid commercial license.
  3. Signature authorization attested by notary public office.
  4. Copy of signature authorization of PRO attested by notary public office.
  5. Official letter requesting to open file for the company and PRO approval.
  6. Complete the form for opening the file that can download on the CICPA website.

After completing the form, you should submit it to the security permit section’s headquarters; a map is available here.

Get CICPA’s pass for PRO;

The company public relations officer may require to visit the Critical infrastructure facilities for doing any work on behalf of the organization.

If your business has previously been approved to operate, your PRO should have a security pass to visit. The application process and prerequisites are as follows:

  1. Complete the application form in type and obtained a stamp from the company.
  2. Complete the personal introduction form, handwritten in Arabic or English, and signed affixed your photo
  3. A copy of a passport with a validity of more than six months and a copy of an Emirates national id card.
  4. The valid residency or employment visa for the UAE.
  5. A copy of the labor card.
  6. A copy of signature authentication and labor contract.
  7. For government employees, an official letter from the hiring entity is required.

Get CICPA’s pass for vehicles;

If the vehicles are going to use in the vital installation premises, they must obtain security licenses. The company PRO should process the pass with the following documents;

  1. A complete application form with a company stamp.
  2. Copy of valid navigational license in the UAE.
  3. Copy of signature authentication and commercial license.
  4. Crew permit
  5. No objection letter from renting directorate.
  6. Crew and driver’s visa as well as emirates id.
  7. Letter from Delma Cooperative society.

Get CICPA’s pass for a person;

If an individual wants to work in critical facilities on a temporary or permanent basis, he or she must possess a valid CICPA pass. A company PRO would do all documentation to obtain the pass for you.

Required documents;

  1. Complete the application form in type and obtained a stamp from the company.
  2. Complete the personal introduction form, handwritten in Arabic or English, and signed affixed your photo
  3. A copy of a passport with a validity of more than six months and a copy of an Emirates national id card.
  4. The valid residency or employment visa for the UAE.
  5. A copy of the labor card.
  6. A copy of signature authentication and labor contract.
  7. For government employees, an official letter from the hiring entity is required.
  8. Temporary permit: Such a permit is valid for one day to one month and is provided to temporary visa holders.

How to renew the CICPA pass in UAE?

When your pass expires, you must renew it. The process is similar to obtaining new passes, however, the documentation required may differ. You should send the renewal application to the CICPA office along with the paperwork listed below before 30 days of expiration;

  1. All the above mention documents except the personal introduction form.
  2. Color copy of the security permit.

CICPA pass cancellation process;

To cancel the pass the company representative or PRO should submit the application process with the following documents;

  1. Original card
  2. If the card is going to be renewed, the old card must be returned within 10 days. If the card is lost, a card replacement request should be processed.

The CICPA pass application process is simple because the card will deliver to the applicant within seven days, but, It is important for the applicant to submit the application with all necessary papers works.

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