A Pioneering Regional Payment System
Enhancing and sustaining the quality of life in the Emirates
In 2001, the UAE disrupted the world of financial technology with the introduction of eDirham, its secured national digital payment system.
Launched in line with the ambitions and proactive vision of the country’s leadership, eDirham is today renowned as a progressive story of innovation and customer centricity.
The UAE was the first in the region to introduce an electronic system for the collection of government revenues. This remarkable facility has since evolved and enhanced in response to technological developments and market demand, with its third generation launched in 2020.
An Inspiring National Brand
Establish eDirham as a world-class national payments innovator that positions the UAE as a pioneer in global financial technology services.
Pioneer and evolve a state-of-the-art national payments infrastructure that fosters a simplified user experience, efficient business models and world-class innovation.
EDIRHAM IS DRIVEN BY FOUR CORE VALUES
[ Leadership, Innovation, Empowerment and Synergy]
THE eDIRHAM JOURNEY OVER 20 YEARS
RECORD RESULTS AND IMPRESSIVE ACHIEVEMENTS
eDirham began its journey in 2001 to provide more efficient and transparent solutions to traditional revenue collection systems, and, in 2011, witnessed significant success with the launch of its second generation (G2). By 2011, eDirham was set for widespread expansion.
The new approach seamlessly integrated the eDirham system with global payment networks, and provided a variety of convenient electronic payment solutions through points of sale, online through the Internet, through ATMs, kiosks, and electronic wallets.
2020 - Third generation of eDirham is launched
Entering its third generation (G3) in 2020, eDirham consolidated its position as a pioneering and unified platform, providing advanced digital payment solutions. It continues to develop new features and innovations to achieve the goals of the National Agenda and the UAE Vision 2021.
INSPIRING NATIONAL BRAND
Shaping the future of the financial sector
This inspiring national brand has evolved steadily over two decades thanks to a dedicated team with world-class technical and financial expertise. It has succeeded in consolidating its leadership position in the market, as evidenced by its record results and achievements.
eDirham Instant Transitioning from cashless to cardless… the journey continues
In the constantly evolving world of financial innovation, eDirham has transformed both the cashless and cardless payments market with the introduction of eDirham Instant, a mobile app that keeps customers at the forefront of global trends. For eDirham, innovation is a never-ending process of disruption and progress, intended to provide users with the best in global financial technological services