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Apply for a Permit to Register a Luxury Vehicle to a Franchise Contract to Transport Passengers in Luxury Vehicles

This service enables you to apply for issuing an electronic registration permit linked to the company's contract, by virtue of which the contracted number of vehicles can be registered.

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The company can start registering the vehicles on the electronic permit created automatically upon the investor's approval and signature of the contract, and the confirmation of the contract in the electronic franchise contracts and permits system.
Required documents

To register a vehicle

  1. Traffic file of the company, establishment or facility.
  2. Letter from the establishments, companies or dealers + copy of the trade licence.
  3. The vehicle’s customs card issued from one of the UAE’s Customs Departments. In case the vehicle was imported from a source other than the authorised dealer, the customer should transfer it from the concerned emirate to Dubai.
  4. Transfer certificate from other emirates or possession certificate issued by the licensing agency.
  5. Electronic or physical selling contract between the seller and buyer approved by the system.
  6. Gulf specification conformity form (vehicle exterior inspection card).
  7. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.
Service fees

New contracts

  • 1,000 AED for each vehicle agreed upon in the contract. The fees are settled when registering the first vehicle in the traffic file and included in the receipt of the registration transaction in the Smart Traffic and Licensing System.

Renewed contracts or recontract

  • 1,000 AED for each vehicle when renewing the contract through a payment authorisation issued by the Contracts and Purchasing Department.
Process time
  • 5 minutes.

Registration supplementary permit

  • The customer logs in to the company’s account through RTA website and proceeds to Company Dashboard.
  • The system showcases the supplementary permits types that the company is allowed to apply for.
  • The company selects the type of permit and submits a proof of commitment to register the vehicles.
  • The system automatically checks if the company regularly settles its post-dated cheques and bank/cash guarantees related to the operation fees and has no due fines, then allows the submission of the application.
  • The Franchise Services Department checks and approves the application.
  • After service completion, the customer must register his vehicles in the centres.
Average waiting time
  • 5 minutes.

90 days from the date of issuing the electronic permit.

What you will get
  • Electronic registration permit linked to the company's contract
  • Reserved plates for 90 days according to the contract of the company:


Contract Type

Minimum Number of Vehicles

Plate Code

Transporting passengers in luxury vehicles

Luxury vehicles



Regular vehicles


Extended vehicles


Free Zones

(X) vehicles according to the number agreed on in the contract


Terms and conditions







E CLASS (E200)


520i – Touring

  • Family vehicles: 25% of the maximum number of contracted vehicles according to the specified types stated in the vehicle list, currently limited to the following types:









Grand Carnival



CHRYSLER - Pacifica





  • Question 1: What is the supplementary permit?

Answer 1: It is a permit issued to extend the reservation of the expired plate or replace the ones that were not used according to the permit type of the expired permit:

    • Registration of a supplementary permit: the company is allowed to register vehicles after the expiration of the registration permit (failure to complete the registration of the number of vehicles stated in the contract).
    • Replacement of a supplementary permit: the company is allowed to register vehicles after the expiration of the replacement permit of the vehicles removed from the traffic file without registering new ones.
    • Addition of a supplementary permit: the company is allowed to register vehicles after the expiration of the addition permit (failure to register the number of vehicles stated in the contract).

  • Question 2: How can the customer obtain the services manual?

Answer 2: The customer must communicate with Ask RTA.

  • Question 3: What is the technical committee inspection?

Answer 3: It is the inspection of used vehicles and the exterior of the extended/used vehicles to insure their conformity with quality standards of the luxury vehicles.

  • Question 4: What is an extended vehicle?

Answer 4: It is a vehicle that has been modified and extended to be able to accommodate a larger number of passengers. The vehicle is 6.720 m or more.

  • Question 5: What is Free Zone Contract?

Answer 5: It is a contract with a transport company for luxury vehicles that has a licence issued by the Dubai Economy to transport passengers in luxury vehicles in Dubai, and another Free Zone trade licence to transport passengers in luxury vehicles within the free zone. This contract stipulates the number of vehicles to operate within the free zone and the number of vehicles to operate outside the free zone.

  • Question 6: How can the customer get the list of approved vehicles for the activity of transporting passengers in luxury vehicles?

Answer 6: The customer can download the list of approved vehicles from the company's dashboard.

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