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Apply For a Traffic Counts Permit

This service enables a government authority or a private company (mainly a consultant or a contractor) to obtain a permit to place traffic counting devices on Dubai roads to carry out a vehicle count for the described reason in the request letter.

Consultants and contractor are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Covering letter describing the details and duration of the required works addressed to the Manager of RTA Right Of Way Services section
  2. Proper Layout on a suitable scale showing as existing conditions with the proposed roads and points of installment of traffic counting devices
  3. Proper Layout on a suitable scale showing as existing conditions with the proposed traffic diversion as per Dubai WZTM manual considering all safety measures as per RTA standards (when diversion is required)
  4. Copy of company’s Trade License (Dubai only)
  5. Obtain NOC from I.T.S. department
  6. NOC from other concerned authorities
Service fees
  • 200 AED permit fees.
Average processing time
  • 10 minutes.
Service Centres

Through service centre:

  • The customer submits the required documents
  • The customer is required to settle the fees
  • The customer receives the permit.

The validity varies according to the condition and the type of the request.

What you will get

Permit to count vehicles.

Terms and conditions
  • The consultant or the contractor must be present in person
  • The customer must abide by the manuals and the policies of RTA and Order No. 4 of 2009 related to organising the Right of Way in Dubai
  • The Inspection Department at the Right of Way has the right to issue a warning or a violation ticket against companies that use a part of the road without having a permit.

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