A new 24-hour passport office has been launched at Sharjah International Airport.
The office allows UAE nationals to renew their expired passports within minutes.
Those who live near the airport can also avail of the services being offered round-the-clock.
Individuals can just submit a new passport photo and pay renewal fees then be on their way in minutes.
He called on the public to check their passport validity and ensure it has six months validity prior to travel.