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Inflation Subsidies

  • Service Description

    Inflation Subsidies: a government monthly subsidy for low-income Emirati families to raise their wellbeing and cope with the worldwide rise in fuel, food, electricity and water prices. The subsidies come in line with the latest economic and social developments in the UAE to meet the living standard needs and ensure that the subsidy value provided to the family is optimally used.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Details about the Inflation Allowances

    Subsidies details

    Fuel Subsidy:
    Fuel subsidy disbursed to the beneficiaries depending on the fuel rate when its price rises above AED 2.1/L. The subsidy can be redeemed via ADNOC Fuel Stations distributed all over the UAE showing Emirates ID Card.

    Foodstuff Subsidy:
    Foodstuff subsidy disbursed to the beneficiaries “husband, wife, children” by showing Emirates ID card when visiting “Lulu” Hypermarket (100) outlets distributed in various regions and emirates.

    Electricity & Water Subsidy:
    The subsidy premium deducted from the monthly bill of the beneficiary families through the concerned electricity and water authorities, namely: (Etihad Water and Electricity, Abu Dhabi Distribution Co., Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority and Al Ain Distribution Company).

  • The Target Audience

    • All current social welfare beneficiaries of the Ministry of Community Development, Abu Dhabi Social Support Authority, Community Development Authority in Dubai and Sharjah Social Services Department.
    • Emirati Family members with a total income of less than AED 25,000 per month upon the following conditions:
        Families:
      • A family working member (husband or wife)
      • A retiree family member (husband or wife)
      • Divorced women or widows above 45 years old fostering children under the age of 21
        Individuals:
      • Senior citizens
      • Divorced women and widows above 45 years old

  • Documents Required

    1. Applicant’s Emirates ID Card (Front & Back Clear Image)
    2. Husband and Wife monthly salary statement
    3. Children Foster Proof and their Emirates ID
  • Service Delivery Channels

    Ministry of Community Development website: www.mocd.gov.ae

    To start applying for the service Click here

  • Channel to get the Service

    Fuel Subsidy:
    Fuel subsidy can be redeemed via ADNOC Fuel Stations all over the UAE showing Emirates ID Card.

    Foodstuff Subsidy:
    The subsidy premium is deducted from the monthly bill of the beneficiary families through the concerned electricity and water authorities, namely: (Etihad Water and Electricity, Abu Dhabi Distribution Co., Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority and Al Ain Distribution Company).

    Electricity & Water Subsidy:
    Foodstuff subsidy is disbursed showing the original Emirates ID card through “Lulu” Hypermarket outlets reaching 100 outlets all over the UAE.

  • Service Code

    IAS

  • Service Director

    Social Security Department.

  • Steps to implement the service

    1. Submit the application via website.
    2. Fill out the application and register for subsidy.
    3. Provide basic documents.
  • Service Conditions and Requirements

    • All current social welfare beneficiaries of the Ministry of Community Development, Abu Dhabi Social Support Authority, Community Development Authority in Dubai and Sharjah Social Services Department.
    • Emirati Family members with a total income of less than AED 25,000 per month upon the following conditions:
        Families:
      • A family working member (husband or wife)
      • A retiree family member (husband or wife)
      • Divorced women or widows above 45 years old fostering children under the age of 21
        Individuals:
      • Senior citizens
      • Divorced women and widows above 45 years old

Help

You can view the video that explain the submission steps in addition to filling the offline form.

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Service last updated on Tuesday، 04 October 2022 06:37 AM