Mobile Telephones

Find out how to get yourself a mobile cellular phone in Dubai...

Etisalat and Du offer mobile services in Dubai.

Etisalat

There are two mobile service options available from Etisalat.

  • Standard GSM standard mobile service and
  • Wasel prepaid mobile service
  • Ahlan prepaid mobile service for visitors

To subscribe to an Etisalat service go to the nearest Etisalat business centre or an authorised seller to apply, and present the following documents:

To subscribe to an Etisalat service go to the nearest Etisalat business center or an authorised seller to apply, and present the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Valid residence visa (Wasel and post-paid subscribers only)
  • Copy of credit card, salary certificate or three months of bank statements (post-paid subscribers only)

Du

Du offers three kinds of Mobile services on their 2G network:

  • Visitor mobile line or pre-paid service
  • Pay as you go
  • Monthly plan or post-paid service

To subscribe to a Du mobile service contact the nearest Du sales outlet.

Documents required for Visitor mobile and Pay as you go:

Original and a copy of one of the following:

  • Passport and valid visa
  • Driving licence
  • UAE Work permit/Labour card

Documents required for Monthly Plan:

  • Passport and valid residency visa (original and a copy).
  • Letter from employer showing minimum salary of AED 2,500/month