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Apply for an NOC to Amend a Trade Licence Name

This service enables you to apply for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to request the amendment of a trade licence name.

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Licensed company by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Certificate of the reserved trade name from the Department of Economic Development or the free zones.
Service fees
  • 500 AED to amend the licence name for all the approved business activities
  • 1,000 AED for car rental activity
  • 100 AED public notary fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 5 minutes.

Through website

  • Visit RTA website and select 'Licensing Services'.
  • Select '"Amending Trade Licence Data"' from the list of express services.
  • Approve the terms and conditions after reading them.
  • Click on 'Apply for Service' button.
  • Enter the company's data (traffic file number and business licence) and the security code and click on 'Search' button.
  • Click on 'Modify' button (located next to the company's commercial name) from the company's details screen.
  • Amend the licence name in Arabic and English, and attach a scanned copy of the NOC from the Department of Economic Development and then click on 'Edit' button.
  • After submitting, the system directs you to a page as per the company activity.
  • Click on 'Submit' from the fees screen. The system generates a new application number for the request and sends it to the Employee of Administrative Procedures (EPS) for review.
  • After the approval of the application, the system sends to the customer a text message as a follow-up.

Note: The customer can check the status of his application by accessing the "follow up a request status" service.

Average waiting time
  • Few minutes.

90 days.

What you will get

NOC to amend the trade licence name.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must not have pending payments or fines.
  • The customer must check with the Finance Department at RTA (PO Box 118 899 Dubai, United Arab Emirates) if he believes that he has the right to get a refund.
  • The company must settle all pending fines at the Supervision and Inspection Department if any are accumulated on the trade licence.
  • In case vehicle rental was among the company's activities, it may submit a training permit application for AED 2,000, and if it gets approved it pays an extra 100 AED.
  • RTA reserves its right to reject the application in case of fraud or misleading information and will be attended to as per the UAE law.
  • Question 1: What is the procedure if the company wants to change its name or the name on the trade licence in the traffic file?

Answer 1: The company must have the approval to amend the name of the trade licence and must update the company's traffic file at the Customer Happiness Centre in Deira or through the website.

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