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Apply for a Commercial Licence Plate

This service enables you to issue a commercial plate number for companies, dealers and exhibition operating in the field of vehicle trade.

Companies, agencies and dealerships working in the field of vehicle trading are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Copy of the Emirates ID of the authorised person
  2. Copy of the passport of the authorised person
  3. Insurance of the commercial plates
  4. Official letter in Arabic from the company
  5. Trade licence
  6. Copy of the trade licence
  7. Memorandum of association
  8. List of Partners.
Service fees
  • 150 AED service fees
  • 10 AED services charge
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • During the same day by visiting the Customer Happiness Centre.
Customer Happiness Centres
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Deira

Through Customer Happiness Centre

  • The customer presents the required documents at the centre.
  • The customer settles the service fees.
  • The customer receives the receipt and the ownership card that has the plate numbers.
  • The customer receives the plate numbers.
Average waiting time
  • 10 minutes.

1 year.

What you will get
  • Commercial plate numbers
  • Ownership card.
Terms and conditions
  • The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) allocates commercial plates for major agencies that are known in Dubai and also for accredited dealerships in the emirate to be used for transporting vehicles.
  • The Licensing Agency (LA) specifies the number of plates after studying the request.
  • One person must be authorised to sign on behalf of the company.
  • The company is required to settle all traffic fines before applying for this service.
  • The plate numbers must be only used by the company that owns them.
  • The traders who work for the company must use vehicles that have these plate numbers.
  • The company must apply for a new commercial plate number in case of losing the plates.
  • The plate numbers are for the company and not for the vehicle.
  • The plate must be insured by a private insurance company.
  • The company must add a Salik tag on the commercial plate.
  • Question 1: Is it possible to get a commercial plate for a company if the trade licence is issued in another emirate?

Answer 1: No.

  • Question 2: What is the colour of the commercial plates?

Answer 2: Commercial plates are white with blue graphics.

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