The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority launches the “Digital Verification Platform” to ensure the integrity of digital documents

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The Communications Regulatory Authority and the Digital Government launched yesterday, in cooperation with a number of government agencies, the “Digital Verification Platform”, which aims to ensure the integrity and authenticity of digital documents, and ensure that they are not tampered with, or made any changes to them, as part of supporting the establishment of a complete digital government in UAE.


The authority revealed in a virtual press conference, that the platform allows government and private agencies to issue and certify digital documents for individuals and companies, and allows immediate verification of the source of the reliable digital document and the validity and validity of the document from the official source, and also allows individuals to request their official digital documents, link them to their digital identity, and share their documents with service providers immediately.


joint efforts

The Director General of the Communications Regulatory Authority and the Digital Government, Majed Sultan Al-Mismar, said that the launch of the platform is the result of joint efforts between a large number of government agencies, with the active support of the Prime Minister's Office, noting that the launch came in cooperation with nine major partners who are the Ministries of Interior. , "Education", "Education", "Health and Community Protection", "Justice", "Community Development", "Climate Change and Environment", as well as the General Civil Aviation Authority, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs and Port Security, and the Dubai Land Department. .


platform value

Al-Mismar emphasized that the value of the digital verification platform goes beyond its function of ensuring the integrity and authenticity of digital documents, and ensuring that they are not tampered with, or any changes made to them, as it gives a microcosm of the future of the digital government, both in terms of its reliance on the “Blockchain” technology, which is a revolution Global technology, or in terms of its embodiment of partnership between the public and private sectors.

He added that the concept of digital government has expanded in today's world, and the digital nation has become the goal that active nations seek to reach, which requires participation in all digital projects and initiatives, so that everyone is united in bearing the burdens of digital transformation and reap its fruits.

Al-Mismar called on the various stakeholders to make the "digital verification platform" an integral part of the customers' lifestyle, to maximize the benefits of this service in facilitating and supporting digital transformation.


Platform tasks

For her part, the Senior Director of Digital Services Development at the authority and project manager, Suad Al Shamsi, said that the platform allows government and private agencies to issue and certify digital documents for individuals and companies, and allows immediate verification of the source of the reliable digital document, as well as the validity and validity of the document from the official source.

She added that the platform also allows verifying documents, such as the validity of educational certificates and various powers of attorney issued by the concerned authorities, and reveals any amendments or cancellations made to them, and it was found that a particular document is invalid and cannot be trusted.


In a presentation during the press conference, Al Shamsi revealed the inclusion of key digital documents related to different sectors, foremost of which is the Ministry of Health, such as the “Covid-19” vaccination card document, in addition to documents for the Dubai Land Department, such as documents of lease and property contracts, and education. Such as attesting an academic qualification, equivalency of an academic qualification, and the Emirates Standardized Test.

She added that the documents for "identity" include identity cards, passports, marriage certificates, agencies, cards for people of determination, social assistance card, and a certificate of good conduct. What are the listed documents for "transportation": a driver's license, and a vehicle registration license And a drone certificate, as well as “environment” documents such as import certificates.

She stated that the platform also allows individuals to request their official digital documents, link them to their digital identity, and share them with service providers immediately.

Al Shamsi confirmed that the digital platform is the national infrastructure for digital transactions, pointing to building applications that enable different parties to convert their documents into reliable “digital” through the adoption of privacy policies, information security and data decentralization.


She said that the most prominent digital transformation challenges that Blockchain technology can solve are trust in digitized data and documents, maintaining privacy when sharing data and documents, verifying the credibility of data and documents, and monitoring compliance with policies, practices and procedures if required.

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