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Issuing NOC To Change/Amend Trade Name On A Trade License Of A Franchise Company (Luxury/Taxi)

This service enables you to apply for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to change or amend the trade license name of companies that transport passengers by taxi/luxury vehicles. Note: The No-Objection Certificate is a mandatory requirement from the issuance of a new trade license. The certificate stipulates that RTA does not object the issuance of the license to practice the activity in accordance with the laws and legislations pertaining to it.


Reference to the UAE Cabinet Decision (30) of 2017 on traffic and traffic safety services, the fees of driving licenses and vehicles are changed. For more information please visit or contact RTA call centre on the following number: 8009090.


Licensed company by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to transport passengers by taxi/luxury vehicles and having a valid operating contract.

Required documents

  1. Certificate to book the new trade license name from the Department of Economic Development


NOC to amend the trade license of the company.

Service fees

  • 500 AED.


  • Validity of NOC is 90 days.

Average processing time


Ways to apply


Through email:

  • The company sends the scanned documents via email to the following address:
  • RTA reviews the documents and checks if the company has any unsettled financial dues
    • If there are any unsettled payments, the company is requested to settle them at the Happiness Centre or by referring to the Finance Department
    • If the file is incomplete (payments and documents), RTA sends an email to the company
    • If the file is complete (payments and documents), RTA sends an email to the Customer Happiness Center after receiving the approval of the Franchise Services Section to issue an NOC to amend/change the trade name of companies that transport passengers by taxi/luxury vehicles
  • The company is required to pay the service fees at the Finance Department counter or at the Customer Happiness Center
  • Once issued, the company picks the NOC from the Customer Happiness Center in Deira or Umm Ramool.

عبر الموقع الإلكتروني

    • .يدخل المتعامل إلى موقع الهيئة (خدمات الترخيص) ويختار خدمة شهادة عدم ممانعة لتعديل رخصة تجارية.
    • يُغيّر الإسم التجاري ويُرفق شهادة عدم الممانعة المُصْدَرَة من دائرة التنمية الاقتصادية.
    • تُرسل الهيئة إشعاراً للمستثمر بنتيجة التدقيق لمتابعة طلب المتعامل من خلال البوابة الإلكترونيةيُدخل المتعامل بيانات التسليم والتأكيد.
    • يدفع رسوم الخدمة.
    • يطبع المتعامل الشهادة ويستكمل إجراءات تجديد الرخصة لدى دائرة التنمية الاقتصادية.

The customer logs in to RTA website (licensing services) and chooses NOC to amend a trade license

The customer changes the trade name and attaches the NOC issued by the Department of Economic Development

RTA sends a notification to the customer to follow up on the request through the e-gate

The customer enters the receipt and verification details and the proof of settling the fees

The customer is required to settle the fees

The customer prints the certificate and proceeds to the Department of Economic Development to continue the transaction.

Terms and conditions

  • The company must clear all pending payments with RTA
  • The company must clear any impediments in its traffic file
  • If the request has more than one amendment request, the customer must comply with all the conditions pertaining to these requests
  • The trade name must not have the word “leasing”
  • The customer must not have another request with the same data being under process
  • The customer must present proof of starting the company and completing all the procedures of providing the number of vehicles agreed on.


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