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Apply for Purchasing a Special Plate Number

This service enables you to purchase a special plate number directly from the traffic system through the available service channels.

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

For citizens and residents

  • This service has no required documents. The customer can log in using his UAE Pass.

For companies

  • Emirates ID of the authorised person
  • Letter from the company

For local and federal governmental and semi-governmental entities

  • Emirates ID of the authorised person
  • Letter from the governmental entity
Service fees
  • 100 AED plate ownership certificate fees + plate number fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees
  • + VAT.
Process time
  • 5 minutes.
Process

Through Website

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password or through UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects Buy New Plate Number from Plates Services.
  3. The customer enters the required details.
  4. The customer settles the required fees by credit card.
  5. The customer receives the ownership certificate and receipts through email and SMS.

Through Dubai Drive

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password or through UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects Plates.
  3. The customer selects Purchasing Distinguished Licence Plate.
  4. The customer enters the details (plate number, code, type, digits, and price options) to search for the required special plate numbers.
  5. The customer adds the requested plates to his basket from the search results for available plates.
  6. The customer reviews the plates details and clicks Next.
  7. The customer selects the certificate delivery method and clicks Proceed to Pay.
  8. The customer settles the fees and receives the receipt through email.
  9. The customer receives the plate ownership certificate through the selected delivery method.

Through Customer Happiness Centres or Vehicle Registration and Inspection Centres

  1. The customer applies for the service.
  2. The customer selects the desired number from the list of available numbers.
  3. The customer settles the fees and the price of the number.
  4. The customer receives the ownership certificate through email and SMS.
Average waiting time
  • Website and Smart App: instantly
  • Customer Happiness Centres and Vehicle Registration and Inspection Centres: 10 minutes.
Validity

This service has no validity.

What you will get
  • Receive the plate from one of the centres.
  • Receive the plate ownership certificate through email.
Terms and conditions
FAQs
  • Question 1: How can the customer receive the plates to register the vehicle?

Answer 1: The customer can receive the plates from the Customer Happiness Centre - Deira, or the Service Providers - plates factories centres.

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