Through this service, you can request for an approval to Modify NGOs Name

  • Service terms and conditions: Providing all required documents in accordance with the Federal Law No. (2) of 2008, regarding the Licensing of public interest associations & civil society foundations (NGO) with its amendments, and the Federal Decree Law No. (35) of 2020, which are available on the official websites.
  • Required Documents:
  1. A request letter including the new name and the reason for the modification
  2. After approval by the DCD and the ministry, the applicant must:
    - Hold an extraordinary general assembly meeting in coordination with the relevant team in the DCD.
    - Provide the DCD with a copy of the announcement in local newspapers
  3. Copy of the minutes of the approved extraordinary general assembly meeting
  4. Copy of the Registration with the amended name


  • Service Steps:
  1. Submit the application along with the required documents through the available channels (
  2. Receive the final approval on the request once completed


  • Beneficiaries: licensed NGOs in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Service Channel: By sending email to: (
  • Service Fees: No Fees
  • Timeframe to receive the service: 30 Working Days
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