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Apply for an NOC to Add or Remove an Activity on a Trade licence

This service enables you to apply for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to add or remove an activity on a trade licence.

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Eligibility
Licensed companies by RTA are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Copy of the trade licence
  2. Preliminary approval from the Dubai Economy and Tourism or the Free Zones to add the activity.
Service fees
  • 100 AED to remove an activity
  • To add an activity:

Department of Economy Code

Activity Number

Activity Name

Fees (AED)

Remarks

4922001

539

International Buses Service

1,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

602104

160

Passengers Transport by Rented Buses

4,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

602202

172

Transport By Tour Buses

4,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

602301

170

Cargo Transport by Heavy Trucks

1,000

None

602305

164

Drinking Water Transport

1,000

None

602306

165

Transport by Refrigerator Trucks

1,000

None

602307

167

Transport by Specialised Trucks

1,000

None

602309

168

Motor Vehicles Transportation

1,000

None

602310

171

Cargo Transport by Light Trucks

1,000

None

602313

169

Transporting and towing vehicles

1,000

None

630322

990008

Fleet Vehicles Management

5,000

Signing an agreement with the Licensing Agency

711106

157

Buses Rental

1,000

None

711107

161

Transportation Vehicles Rental

1,000

None

711108

162

Specialised Vehicles Rental

1,000

None

711111

15260

Bicycles Rental

1,000

None

711112

27

Off Road Motorcycles Rental

1,000

None

712202

622

Rental of Loading, Lifting and Construction Equipment with Wheels and Motors

1,000

None

809009

4

Automobile Driving School

5,000

Approval of Driver Licensing Department when applying

809055

809055

Advanced Driving School

3,000

Approval of Driver Licensing Department when applying

809056

809056

Occupational Driving School

3,000

Approval of Driver Licensing Department when applying

711103

15254

Caravans Renting

1,000

None

711101

15253

Motorcycles Rental

1,000

None

602308

166

Money and Valuables Transport Services

1,000

Approval of Dubai Police after obtaining the permit

602304

163

Petroleum Products Transport

1,000

Approval of Energy High Council before applying for the service

4923101

749916034

Explosive Materials Transport

1,000

Approval of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai

602315

602315

Radioactive Materials Transport

1,000

Approval of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai

711105

5

Car Rental

1,000

None

711110

15259

Liquid Gas Tanks Rental

1,000

Approval of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai after obtaining the permit

502020

502020

Mobile Auto Repair Services

1,000

None

900003

77

Transport of sewage Water using Pumping Tankers

1,000

Approval of Dubai Municipality

602312

602312

Transporting and towing Motorcycles

1,000

None

602319

602319

Animals Transport

1,000

Approval of Dubai Municipality after obtaining the permit

602320

602320

Fodder and Animal Feed Transport

1,000

Approval of Dubai Municipality after obtaining the permit

602321

602321

Raw Materials Transport by Road

1,000

None

641106

641106

Documents Delivery

1,000

None

711119

711119

Motor Vehicles Transport Trucks Rental

1,000

None

711121

711121

Garbage Trucks Rental

1,000

Approval of Dubai Municipality

602322

602322

New and Used Furniture Removal

1,000

None

900001

900001

Transport of Garbage Trucks

1,000

Approval of Dubai Municipality after obtaining the permit

602311

990074

Hazardous Materials Transport

1,000

Approval of Energy High Council before applying for the service

602210

990076

Passengers Transport by Vehicles via E-services

500

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

100301

749916060

Selling Goods via Mobile Trucks

1,000

None

100178

602314

Overland Boats and Jet Skis Transport and Towing

1,000

None

711104

711104

Driving Test Vehicles Rental

1,000

Approval of Driver Licensing Department when applying

711114

711114

Electric Bikes Rental

1,000

None

711117

990073

Sewage and Drainage Vehicles Rental

1,000

Approval of Dubai Municipality after obtaining the permit

630320

630320

Heavy Lift Solutions Services

1,000

None

809048

990087

Transport Services Training

1,000

None

641201

641201

Delivery Services Coordination and Provision

1,000

None

630106

990026

Logistic Services

1,000

None

505002

505002

Fuel Distribution

1,000

Approval of Energy High Council before applying for the service

514106

72

Household Gas Distribution

1,000

Approval of Energy High Council before applying for the service

711120

711120

Refrigerator Trucks Rental

1,000

None

4922012

990053

Non-emergency Transport of Patients and Elders

1,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

711118

990075

Hourly Car Rental

2,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

602207

325

Passenger Transport by Luxury Motor Vehicles

1,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

924153

990086

Recreational Course Operator

500

Approval of Dubai Municipality

711109

711109

Racing Cars Rental

1,000

None

100179

469

Vehicles Registration Services

1,000

Approval of Vehicle Licensing Department when applying

641105

179

Parcels Delivery

1,000

None

742219

689

Vehicles Technical Testing

2,000

Approval of Vehicle Licensing Department when applying

100112

7710015

Using Electronic Media Smart Applications or any Other Means of Renting Vehicles

1,000

None

100022

749916001

Desert Driving Institute

3,000

Approval of Driver Licensing Department when applying

100127

749916033

Electric Scooters Rental

1,000

Approval of Traffic and Road Agency when applying

5221014

749916059

Management of Transport and Delivery Orders through Online Platforms and Smart Applications

1,000

None

519007

990046

Vehicles Numbers Trading

500

Approval of Vehicle Licensing Department when applying

100193

990048

School Transport

Free

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

900014

900014

Construction and Demolition Waste Collection and Transportation Services

1,000

None

900016

900016

Hazardous Waste Collection and Transport

1,000

None

602318

602318

Lubricants and Petroleum Wastes Transport

1,000

None

100110

749916025

Fuel Delivery and Vehicle Refueling Services

1,000

Approval of Energy High Council before applying for the service

641102

641102

Letters and Post Items Delivery

1,000

None

100296

749916099

Services Provision via Mobile Trucks

1,000

None

7710016

749916100

Mobile Vans Rental

1,000

None

8299102

749916101

Vehicles Auctions Organising

1,000

Approval of Vehicle Licensing Department when applying

6312008

749916102

Organising Vehicle Auctions through Electronic Platforms, Smart Applications and Other Means

1,000

Approval of the Licensing Agency when applying

100139

749916032

Diesel Fuel Transport and Distribution

1,000

Approval of Energy High Council before applying for the service

602317

602317

Biological Materials Transport

1,000

None

602316

602316

Chemicals and Wastes Transportation

1,000

None

4922013

749916137

Passengers Transport via Telephone Calls, Electronic Platforms and Smart Apps

1,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

602201

25

Taxi Services

1,000

Approval of the Public Transport Agency when applying

100256

749916089

Freight Transport within Open Markets and Designated Areas

1,000


  • Additional fees if you choose Car Rental activity:
    • AED 100 fee for the online system training form
    • 2,000 AED training fees on the security system of the vehicle rental companies
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 3 to 15 working days.
Website
Process
  1. The customer applies for an NOC to Add or Remove an Activity on a Trade Licence through the Website by selecting the NOC to Amend a Trade Licence service.
  2. The customer selects the required activity to add an activity.
  3. The customer selects Remove Activity from the company's data list to remove an activity.
  4. The customer is redirected to the printing page on the website to settle the fees and print the NOC.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.
Validity

90 days.

What you will get

NOC to add or remove an activity on a trade licence.

Terms and conditions
  • The company must not have fines or financial constraints.
  • The customer must have the approval of other governmental agencies for some business activities (check the table in the Service Fees).
  • Adding or removing an activity without RTA's approval exposes the company to a violation.
  • The company must settle all pending fines at the Supervision and Inspection Department if any are accumulated on the trade licence.
  • RTA reserves its right to reject the application and attend to it as per the UAE law in case of fraud or misleading information.
  • The customer can find more information on NOC for Trade Licence services on this link.
FAQs
  • Question 1: What are the homogeneous activities? Are there activities that conflict with others?

Answer 1: Activities are classified into groups according to specific criteria. Homogeneous activities are those that belong to the same group and that the company can carry out with the same permit. To consult the list of groups, click here.

  • Question 2: What is the procedure to follow once the NOC is issued and the Trade Licence is amended?

Answer 2: The customer must apply for the Update Trade Licence Information service.

  • Question 3: How can the customer apply for an NOC?

Answer 3: The customer must follow the steps described here.

  • Question 4: Can the customer modify the NOC information after entering the activities details?

Answer 4: Yes, the customer can modify the NOC information in the last step of the application process, before the fees are paid and the certificate issued; otherwise he must submit a new request.

  • Question 5: How can the customer check if the certificate is accurate?

Answer 5: The customer can check the accuracy of the certificate using the Document Validation Service.

  • Question 6: What is the procedure to add commercial transport activity to the existing Trade License that does not contain any commercial transport activity?

Answer 6: If the customer has a Traffic File number, he must submit a request through RTA website after obtaining primary approval from the Department of Economy and Tourism.

If the customer does not have a Traffic File number, he must submit a modification request through the website via NOC to Modify Trade Licence Request service and attach the review receipt issued by the Department of Economy and Tourism.

  • Question 7: What is the primary approval from the organisational units?

Answer 7: It is a verification of the online application by the relevant RTA departments involved in luxury passenger transport activities, confirming that the company has fulfilled all its financial and contractual obligations.

  • Question 8: What is the procedure that the customer must follow to activate the online Transportation Activities Rental System (TARS)?

Answer 8: After obtaining the Traffic File number and the activity permit, the customer must:

  1. Create an account with a username and password on RTA website.
  2. Use the username and password to log in to www.tars.rta.ae.
  3. Check the training material related to TARS.

For further information on technical issues, please contact TARS support team via email at tars.support@rta.ae.

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