This is set to change, as managers of bars, clubs and restaurants if they are caught serving anyone below the legal drinking age.
It seems the increase in checks is a result of the in the past few weeks or months, The National reported. And while establishments have been told to show clear signs at their entrances requesting valid ID from all patrons, CID officials in Dubai and Abu Dhabi can appear at any time to check IDs.
as a suitable form of identification... Photocopies of legal documents are not valid.
To add - it's important that as residents, in order to legally consume drinks both at home and while out and about.