New Civil ID
Dubai UAE will not be using a labor card, they’ll be replace with Dubai UAE ID card. According to the spokesman for the Ministry of Labour (MOL) has said there will be no need for foreign workers in the UAE to have labour cards after three months.
Few weeks back I read that Kuwait will be implementing the smart CIVIL ID cards. The new CIVIL ID cards would enable holders to freely travel between GCC Countries without the need of applying for visa. It says that it can be also be used as an electronic signature and application. It’s not clear at the moment if this card can be also be used if the holder wants to take loans, credits from appliance centers, etc..
Kuwait’s Director General of the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) Musa’ed Al-Asousi, has announced that smart Civil ID cards are being issued to expatriate residents. The cards were first issued to GCC nationals only. Cards are currently being issued following expiration of the current Civil ID cards or in response to a specific request to amend data on cards. The card enables holders to travel freely between GCC countries. It can also be used as an electronic signature and application. Source: http://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/id-cards-issued-to-kuwaiti-expats.html