Tangible Heritage Services Package Tangible Heritage Services Package

Registration of Borrowed Cultural Objects

A service provided to local authorities concerned with archaeology to register antiquities coming into the UAE from other countries, in order to give these pieces immunity and protection while in the country.

  • Fees

    N/A

  • Fee Type

    N/A

  • Category

    Procedural

  • Sector

    Heritage and Arts Sector

  • Department/Division

    Tangible Heritage Department

  • Service Type

    G2G

  • Service Structure

    Secondary

  • Digital Transformation

    Yes

  • Target Customer

    • Local authorities concerned with archaeology and museums.

  • Service Channels

    Submit Service Request

    Obtain Service

    Payment for Service

    Service Centre

    Website

    Mobile

    Call Centre

    P.O Box

    Application Platform

  • Supplementary Service

    N/A

  • Service Limits

    N/A

1

Any cultural object borrowed by a museum or exhibition belonging to any of the local authorities must be registered for temporary presentation in the UAE. MCKD will register it with the number indicated in the Register of Foreign Cultural Objects, in accordance with the provisions of Federal Law No. (2) of 2017 concerning the immunity of foreign cultural objects from seizure or confiscation.

2

Required documents: A clear image of the piece showing its size, length, height and various dimensions.

1

The local authority must submit an official request to MCKD for approval on the entry of archaeological pieces entering the UAE from other countries.

2

MCKD reviews and evaluates the request.

3

MCKD issues a ministerial decree on archaeological pieces that are allowed to enter the UAE.

4

MCKD shall register the archaeological pieces in the register of borrowed cultural objects.

5

MCKD to send the ministerial decree on the archaeological pieces allowed to enter the UAE is submitted to the requesting authority.

  • An image of the object.

    A clear image of the piece showing its size, length, height and various dimensions.

  • Abu Dhabi Cultural and Knowledge Center

  • Al Dhafra Cultural and Knowledge Center

  • Ajman Cultural and Knowledge Center

  • Ras Al Khaimah Cultural and Knowledge Cente

  • Fujairah Cultural and Knowledge Center

  • Dibba Al Fujairah Cultural and Knowledge Center

  • Masafi Cultural and Knowledge Center

  • Umm Al Quwain Cultural and Knowledge Center