Forms and Fees

ADGM registered entities that process Personal Data (i.e. ‘Data Controllers’) as well as 3rd parties appointed to process personal data on their behalf (i.e. ‘Data Processors’), are required to be registered with the Registration Authority. Data protection registrations must be renewed annually, while any change in particulars requires an ad hoc notification.

Additionally, the processing of Sensitive Personal Data or transferring Personal Data out of the Abu Dhabi Global Market may require a permit from the Registrar.

All data protection registration applications, renewals, notifications or permit applications must be submitted electronically via the Registration Authority’s Online Registry Solution:

Note: The Office of Data Protection does NOT accept paper form applications on data protection matters. Please submit data protection applications electronically via:



List of fees 

 Updated DP Fees


How to pay

We recommend that payments are made to the Registration Authority using our secure credit card facility within the Online Registry Solution. You will be prompted to make a payment once you have completed the required fields in an application.

Online Payments

Online credit card payment is only available to those applicants who have submitted applications through the Online Registry Solution. To access the solution please visit Currently only Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Credit Card

An applicant can visit our offices at the address below and pay using their credit card. Currently only Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

The Registration Authority will not commence processing of any application until such time that payment has been successful and received within the account.


How to contact the Office of Data Protection


Telephone: +971 2 333 8888  

Opening hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm (Sunday to Thursday)