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Al Mutakamela Vehicle Testing & Registration

What are the documents required to do the registration ?
Documents Required:
Motor vehicle insurance certificate.
Old registration card.
“Passed” car test certificate.

What is the procedure to do the registration ?
Procedure:
Settle the payment of fines (if found); you can check and pay any fine at the Dubai Police website.
Go to Dubai Traffic Department /other emirates traffic department or to (Tasjeel Eppco, Emarat Shamil or Belhasa's Wasel to have the car tested.
Pay the fees.
Wait for your registration card (valid for one year). In case your car is no longer financed by a bank, show the bank clearance certificate.
Take a sticker with the new registration expiry date and place it over the old one (on the rear number plate).

What are the registration fees ?
Fees:
Car test AED 120.
Registration AED 340.

Is the customer required to perform the inspection test if the vehicle is new and its ownership was not renewed for 6 months?
A technical test is not required.

What is the procedure if the vehicle is new but the traffic system requests its inspection?
If the vehicle is brand new, bought with 0 miles and the customer is the first owner but the system requests its inspection, then the customer must check with the Customer Happiness Centre in Deira or Al Barsha.

What is the validity of the technical test?
The technical test remains valid for 30 days from the date of its issuance.

Are customers allowed to register a vehicle without holding a driving license?
It is possible to register a vehicle without holding a driving license on condition that the customer has a Dubai residence visa.

What are the cases applicable for technical inspection ?
If the vehicles are purchased from a private enterprise other than the authorised dealers and also if the vehicles are imported or previously owned.

How many vehicles are customers allowed to register ?
Customers are allowed to register an unlimited number of vehicles.

When should the vehicle’s owner renew the registration ?
You need to renew your car registration once every year. If you have purchased a new vehicle, the dealer will handle all formalities for the first year. From the second year onwards, you will have to renew your car registration.

What are the documents required to do the registration ?
Documents Required:
Motor vehicle insurance certificate.
Old registration card.
“Passed” car test certificate.

What is the procedure to do the registration ?
Procedure:
Settle the payment of fines (if found); you can check and pay any fine at the Dubai Police website.
Go to Dubai Traffic Department /other emirates traffic department or to (Tasjeel Eppco, Emarat Shamil or Belhasa's Wasel to have the car tested.
Pay the fees.
Wait for your registration card (valid for one year). In case your car is no longer financed by a bank, show the bank clearance certificate.
Take a sticker with the new registration expiry date and place it over the old one (on the rear number plate).

What are the registration fees ?
Fees:
Car test AED 120.
Registration AED 340.

What are the inspection fees to export a heavy vehicle?
If the vehicle is owned by an individual, a chassis test must be undertaken and the fee is 35 AED.
If the vehicle is owned by a company, a technical test must be undertaken and the fee is 130 AED.

Is a chassis test needed to renew an expired export certificate?
Yes.

How can the customer check the chassis number if he doesn’t have the original export certificate to bring the vehicle to the UAE?
The customer should communicate with the UAE embassy and submit a copy of the export certificate in order to receive a letter (from the embassy) allowing him to proceed with the service.

What is the procedure if the customer loses the export certificate and the certificate is expired and the vehicle is outside the UAE?
The customer must apply for a new export certificate.

What is the procedure if the customer applies for the export certificate from Dubai and then changes his mind and decides to register the vehicle in another emirate?
The customer must check with the service center to get a possession certificate to register the vehicle in another emirate.

What are the steps that the customer should follow to receive a tourism certificate and a travel ticket if the vehicle is registered outside Dubai?
The customer must apply for a travel ticket at the Automobile Touring Club. After receiving the ticket, the customer receives the tourism certificate from the emirate where the vehicle is registered. Note: If the customer decides to transport the vehicle through a shipping company, he must include the name of the company in the tourism certificate.

What are the requirements if the customer wants to sell a vehicle registered in Dubai but located outside the Emirate?

The customer is required to settle all the traffic fines.
The customer must have a clearance certificate from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Any person can represent the customer to apply for this service.

What are the steps that the customer must follow when purchasing a vehicle from KSA and transporting it to another country?
The customer must check with the Traffic Department of the concerned country to know about the necessary measures.

If the vehicle is registered in Dubai and is in Qatar, and the owner wants to transfer its ownership to a person living in Dubai, can the new owner leave the vehicle in Qatar?
The customer cannot transfer the ownership of a vehicle if it is located abroad.

What are the requirements if the customer wants to visit Lebanon or Jordan or any non-GCC country?
Citizens and GCC citizens must request a tourism license and a travel ticket. The Automobile Touring Club must specify the required fees. As for residents, they must request a tourism license and a travel ticket

What are the requirements if the customer wants to drive his vehicle to KSA to perform Umrah?
The customer must contact the Saudi Consulate to ask about the required documents other than the tourism certificate.

What are the required documents and the conditions to issue a tourism certificate and a travel ticket if the driver of the vehicle is not the owner?
The required documents and the conditions are:
A form relevant to the request to fill in
Copy of the driver’s driving license
Legal ratification from the court or an NOC from the owner ratified by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
If the customer does not have a travel ticket, he must visit the Automobile Touring Club to issue the ticket and the tourism certificate
If the vehicle is owned by a company, the customer must present an official letter in Arabic from the company and a copy of the trade license.
To issue a tourism license:Copy of the passport.
Copy of ID
Copy of the driving license.
NOC from the bank if the vehicle is under mortgage.
800 AED fees (including insurance fees and tourism certificate fees)
For residents: a travel ticket as an additional document.

If the customer wants to take the vehicle to Oman, but it is owned by another person, does he have to get a tourism certificate?
No, the customer does not have to get a tourism certificate. The vehicle must be roadworthy and residents must have a valid residence visa. If the vehicle is owned by another person, its owner and its driver must present an NOC at the Deira Licensing Department stating that the owner allows the other person to drive his vehicle. Both the owner and the driver must sign at the center. As for residents, they have to check with the Automobile Touring Club.

Can the customer use the travel ticket twice if he has previously used it once and it is still valid?
The travel ticket is valid for 1 year; however, the customer must check with the Automobile Touring Club after using it more than 2 times.

What is the maximum amount of money that the customer can settle using a credit card?
In regular cases, the amount cannot exceed 50,000 AED. However, in case of a 3-digit plate, the maximum amount may reach 150,000 AED

Can the customer settle the security fees if the manager cheque is not issued in his name?
No, the manager cheque should be issued in the customer’s name and should have a payment date

Can the customer settle the price of the plate and receive the ownership certificate in case of having pending fines on his traffic file?
Yes.

What are the conditions of registering a vehicle in Dubai?
1 of the below conditions must be met to register a vehicle in Dubai:
The customer must have a tenancy agreement stamped by the official authorities and valid for at least 6 months
The customer must present a bill from the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) or a phone bill issued in Dubai
The customer must be an employee in Dubai or the company’s trade name where he works must be the same on the residence visa or the passport
The customer must be employed at a governmental or a semi-governmental agency
The customer must be an investor in Dubai. Note: The service is also available on SDDI. The Emirates ID is not required for the service delivery and collection.

Is the customer eligible to own plate numbers if she is a Syrian resident sponsored by her husband who is a citizen and if they are both from Abu Dhabi?
No she cannot buy or allocate plate numbers unless she has a traffic file.

Can the customer avail from the discount on the 3-digit plates that was launched by the end of 2015?
The discount on the 3-digit plate number which was launched by the end of 2015 ended on 28 July 2016.

What happens to the Dubai Brand logo if the customer sells the vehicle or transfers its ownership?
In case of any of the above mentioned transactions, the Dubai Brand logo will be cancelled from the customer’s traffic file.

Are there yearly fees for owning these plates?
No, there aren’t any yearly fees.

Can I change the colors of the logo?
No, there is only 1 design for the logo.

What is the procedure in case of losing the plates? Is it the same procedure as replacing regular plates?
Yes, you must follow the same process of replacing regular plates. The only difference is that the fee of every plate becomes 200 AED.

Do I have to own plates if I want to apply for Dubai Brand logo?
No, when registering the vehicle, you can apply for having the Dubai Brand logo without having the plates.

If the customer loses the plates in another country (Saudi Arabia), what is the procedure to replace them?
In case of losing 1 plate, the customer can drive back to UAE and must present a police report. In case of losing 2 plates, RTA forbids the customer from driving the vehicle back to UAE. The customer must present a police report.

What is a vehicle cancellation?
The cancellation of a vehicle is crossing it out from the traffic system either by issuing an ownership certificate or a transfer certificate or an export certificate. To cancel the vehicle, the customer must present the original Emirates ID + copy of ID.

Does RTA accept universal inspection tests to renew the ownership of a vehicle?
No, RTA does not accept these tests.

What are the steps that the customer must follow if the customer owns more than 1 vehicle and desires to renew ownership or cancel it after its expiry?
If the vehicle is new and the customer delays the renewal of its ownership for more than 6 months from the date of the first renewal, the vehicle must undergo a technical inspection test even if it is new before proceeding with the registration.

When is the customer required to inspect the vehicles registered under the company’s traffic file?
Vehicles registered under the company’s traffic file must be inspected yearly after the registration. The company can renew the ownership certificate of the vehicle 149 days before its expiry

Is the customer required to perform the inspection test if the vehicle is new and its ownership was not renewed for 6 months?
A technical test is not required.

What is the validity of the tires when renewing the ownership?
The validity of the tires is 3 years if they are new (2012-2013-2014). If the tyres are damaged, the customer must change them to pass the inspection test. Note: The customer must present a registration card to inspect the vehicle.

What is the procedure if the vehicle is new but the traffic system requests its inspection?
If the vehicle is brand new, bought with 0 miles and the customer is the first owner but the system requests its inspection, then the customer must check with the Customer Happiness Centre in Deira or Al Barsha

What is the validity of the technical test?
The technical test remains valid for 30 days from the date of its issuance.

Can the customer renew the ownership of a vehicle registered outside Dubai if he has a residence visa from the mentioned emirate?
Yes, the customer can renew the ownership of a vehicle registered outside Dubai if he has a residence visa from the mentioned emirate.

Can the customer renew the ownership in Dubai if he is from another emirate and the vehicle is registered in another emirate?
Yes, the customer must be an individual and must provide all the required documents to renew the ownership including the residence visa if he is not from Dubai. Any person can represent the customer to renew the ownership.
Example: If the vehicle is registered in Sharjah and the customer’s residence visa is issued in Abu Dhabi, the customer can renew the ownership at a vehicle registration center in Dubai.

If the vehicle is registered in another emirate and the customer has a residence visa from the same emirate, is he allowed renewing the ownership in Dubai?
Yes, the service is only available for individuals and it can be only performed at federal branches.

If the customer owns more than 1 vehicle, renewing the registration of which one is considered a priority?
If the customer owns 2 or more vehicles, he must always start by renewing the ownership or removing the ownership of vehicles listed on his traffic file with an expired registration.

Is it required to periodically inspect vehicles of governmental and semi-governmental bodies and companies?
Yes, vehicles must undergo the technical test yearly.

In case of an expired vehicle ownership certificate, what are the fines that the customer is required to settle?
The customer is required to settle all pending fines in the case of an expired ownership and all pending traffic fines on other vehicles registered on his traffic file at Dubai police or at RTA along with Salik fines on condition that the ownership is valid. The customer is required to settle these fines only at the federal branches and at the Licensing Department in Deira and Al Barsha and at the Customer Happiness Centre- Umm Ramool.

Are customers allowed to register vehicles if they have 2 traffic files?
Yes, customers can register the vehicle after requesting from RTA to merge the 2 traffic files into 1. After having 1 traffic file, the customer can register the vehicle

Can the customer upload the results of the technical test online?
RTA electronically uploads the result of the test.

In which cases is the technical test undertaken in other emirates accepted?
It is accepted in the cases of registration, renewal transactions and transfer certificates of light vehicles from Dubai to other emirates

Can the customer register a vehicle on the condition of providing property documents?
This is possible if the property is owned by the customer. He must present the Emirates ID and the original passport.

Are customers allowed to register a vehicle without holding a driving license?
It is possible to register a vehicle without holding a driving license on condition that the customer has a Dubai residence visa

What is the procedure if the customer loses the plate sticker?
If the vehicles are purchased from a private enterprise other than the authorized dealers and also if the vehicles are imported or previously owned.

Are customers allowed to register light pick-ups?
Customers are allowed to register 4-door light transport vehicles and 2-door vehicles (for citizens only). They will receive private plates and they are allowed to register fancy 4-door vehicles if they have residence visa from Dubai or from another emirate on condition that the vehicles meet the registration conditions.

Is the customer with an investment visa allowed to register a vehicle?
Yes, but the visa must be valid for at least 6 months.

For how long will the registration be valid in accordance with the insurance provided by the customer?
If the customer provides insurance for more than 1 year, the registration can be valid for more than 1 year. The maximum validity is 3 years. This is only applicable for new vehicles.

How many vehicles are customers allowed to register?
Customers are allowed to register an unlimited number of vehicles.

What type of vehicles are citizens and residents allowed to register?
Residents: Only light vehicles and motorcycles Citizens: Light vehicles and motorcycles. The customer can register a light bus if the family is comprised of at least 10 members. The customer must present a proof (a family book for special reasons or a birth certificate). The customer can also register a 4-door pick up or a heavy vehicle if he owns a farm and upon providing a proof

Can citizens enrolled in the army register a vehicle in Dubai? Are residents allowed to register vehicles?
Citizens are allowed to register vehicles in Dubai even if they are enrolled in the army. Residents are allowed to register the vehicle should they meet the Dubai conditions for registering a vehicle.

What are the specifications to register a heavy vehicle (3 tons)?

Height:4.2m
Width:2.6m
Length: depending on the vehicle

Is it possible to register a vehicle if the possession certificate is issued in another emirate?
Yes, it is possible to register the vehicle in Dubai on condition that the certificate includes the customer's name. However, the possession certificate issued for a company in another emirate cannot be used to register the vehicle in Dubai.

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