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Changing The Possession Certificate

This service enables you to apply for changing the possession of a vehicle (transfer to a new owner).


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.


Individual customers, citizens and residents, and companies are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Original possession certificate of the owned vehicle
  2. Vehicle technical inspection certificate

For individuals:

  1. Copy of the passport or the original Emirates ID if the customer does not have a traffic file

For companies:

  1. Official letter in Arabic from the company + copy of the trade license
  2. Letter of Credit Authorization Form (LCAF)


Certificate of vehicle possession transfer.

Service fees

  • 100 AED
  • +20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.



Average processing time

  • Service centres and service providers: 10 minutes.

Ways to apply


Through service centres:

  • The customer submits the required documents
  • The customer is required to settle the fees
  • The customer receives the receipt and the possession certificate.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer or the legal representative must be present in person
  • The customer is required to settle all the traffic fines before receiving this service.


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