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Applying For An NOC For A New Trade License

This service enables you to apply for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to request a new trade license relevant to the commercial transport sector (new company/branch/counter).

Eligibility

Licensed company by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Required documents

  1. Preliminary approval of the licensing authorities (Department of Economic Development - Free zones)
  2. Copies of the passports of the partners
  3. Emirates ID
  4. Valid visit or residence visa
  5. NOC from the sponsor in case the partner is a non GCC citizen
  6. Undertaking letter to abide by the conditions and requirements related to the requested type of activity
  7. Approval of other governmental agencies for some business activities (check table in Terms and Conditions section)

Output

NOC for a new trade license.

Service fees

Activity Number

Activity Name

Fees

602102

Transport of passengers by public buses between cities

1,000

602103

Transport of passengers on international routes

1,000

602104

Transport of passengers in rented buses

4,000

602202

Transport of passengers in tourism buses

4,000

602301

Transport of cargo in heavy trucks

1,000

602305

Transport of water

1,000

602306

Transport of refrigerated goods

1,000

602307

Transport in specialised vehicles

1,000

602309

Transport of vehicles

1,000

602310

Transport of cargo by light trucks

1,000

602313

Transport of stalled vehicles

1,000

630322

Management of vehicles’ fleet

5,000

711106

Rental of bus

1,000

711107

Rental of public trucks

1,000

711108

Rental of specialised vehicles

1,000

711111

Rental of bicycles

1,000

711112

Rental of motorcycles

1,000

712202

Rental of heavy machinery & lifting/loading machines

1,000

809009

Vehicle driving institute

5,000

809014

Motorcycle driving institute

5,000

809015

Heavy vehicles and machinery driving institute

5,000

809055

Advanced driving institute

5,000

809056

Technical driving institutes

5,000

711103

Rental of mobile house

1,000

711101

Rental of motorcycles

1,000

602308

Transport of cash, jewelry & valuable items

1,000

602304

Transport of petroleum materials

1,000

602311

Transport of toxic materials

1,000

602315

Transport of radioactive materials

-

602316

Transport of chemicals and their wastes

-

602317

Transport of biological materials

-

602318

transport of waste lubricating oils

-

711105

Rental of vehicles

5,000

711110

Rental of liquid gas tanker

1,000

  • + 20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.

Validity

90 days.

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Average processing time

3 working days.

Ways to apply

Process

Through website:

  • Visit the website and click on ‘Licensing Services
  • Click on 'NOC for a New Trade License'
  • Approve the terms and conditions after reading them
  • Click on ‘Apply for service'
  • Enter the required company details and the security code then click on the 'Confirm and Proceed' button
  • Click on 'Add Activity' from 'Add Organisation Activities/Members' section to add an activity
  • Click on the 'Add Member' button and then click 'Confirm and Pay' to add a member
  • Upload the required attachments according to the customer's nationality:
    • Citizen: Passport + Emirates ID
    • Citizen (with no identification papers): Passport
    • GCC citizen: Passport and Union Number
    • Resident: Passport + residence visa
  • Click on the 'Submit' button. The system directs the customer to a page as per the company activity:
    • If the activity requires payment, the system directs the customer to the 'payment' screen
    • If the activity doesn’t require payment, the system directs the customer to a 'no service fees' screen
  • The system generates a new application number for the request and sends it to the Employee of Administrative Procedures (EPS) for verification
  • The customer gets the approval
  • The customer receives the service through 3 channels:
    1. RTA sends the certificate to the customer via email to print it
    2. The customer collects the certificate from the service centres at a time chosen during the completion of the transaction
    3. The customer receives the NOC through a courier company for a charge of 20 AED. The courier company makes 3 attempts to deliver the NOC before sending it back to the centre where the customer collects it.

Through the call centre:

  • The customer contacts the call centre 8009090 and requests an NOC for a new trade license
  • The customer provides the trade license number and the traffic file number and is required to pay the fees using a credit card to complete the transaction
  • The customer receives the service through 3 channels:
    1. RTA sends the certificate to the customer via email to print it
    2. The customer collects the certificate from the service centres at a time chosen during the completion of the transaction
    3. The customer receives the NOC through a courier company for a charge of 20 AED. The courier company makes 3 attempts to deliver the NOC before sending it back to the centre where the customer collects it.

Terms and conditions

  • The company must not have pending payments or fines
  • The company must have an approval from other governmental agencies for some business activities (check the table below)
  • The company must check with the Finance Department at RTA (PO Box 118 899 Dubai, United Arab Emirates) if it believes that it has the right to get a refund.

Note: RTA reserves the right to reject the application in case of fraud or misleading information and will be attended to as per the UAE law.

Activities of Roads and Transport Authority

Activity Number Activity Name Remarks
602102 Transport of passengers by public buses between cities Approval of the Public Transport Agency
602104 Transport of passengers in rented buses Approval of the Public Transport Agency
602202 Transport of passengers in tourism buses Approval of the Public Transport Agency
630322 Management of vehicles’ fleet Signing an agreement with Licensing Agency
711112 Rental of motorcycles Approval of Dubai Municipality
712202 Rental of heavy machinery & lifting/loading machines Drivers Training and Qualification at Licensing Agency
809009 Vehicle driving institute Drivers Training and Qualification at Licensing Agency
809014 Motorcycle driving institute Drivers Training and Qualification at Licensing Agency
809015 Heavy vehicles and machinery driving institute Drivers Training and Qualification at Licensing Agency
809055 Advanced driving institute Drivers Training and Qualification at Licensing Agency
809056 Technical driving institutes Drivers Training and Qualification at Licensing Agency
711101 Rental of motorcycles Approval of Dubai Police
602308 Transport of cash, jewelry & valuable items Approval of Dubai Police
602304 Transport of petroleum materials Approval of Dubai Civil Defence
602311 Transport of toxic materials
602315 Transport of radioactive materials
602316 Transport of chemicals and their wastes
602317 Transport of biological materials
602318 transport of waste lubricating oils
711110 Rental of liquid gas tanker Approval of Dubai Civil Defence
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FAQs

  • Question 1: As a resident, why should I present my visa and passport instead of my Emirates ID?

Answer 1: The visa has the sponsor name. However, Emirates ID doesn’t – so visa and passport are both needed.

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