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Apply for a Licence Plate Trading Permit

This service enables you to apply for a permit to practice vehicle plate trading in the Emirate of Dubai.

Individual customers, citizens and residents, and companies in Dubai are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Copy of the company's trade licence
  2. No Objection Certificate for issuing a plate trade permit from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
Service fees
  • 25,000 AED insurance fees
  • 500 AED participation fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • e-mail: instantly
RTA Headquarters
  • RTA Building - Ground Floor
  • The customer apply the required documents through the e-mail or through RTA Building - Ground Floor to receive the NOC.
  • The customer submits the NOC at the Department of Economic Development to issue the licence.
  • The customer uploads a scanned copy of the trade licence on the website.
  • The customer settles the fees to activate the service (electronic activation).
Average waiting time
  • e-mail: instantly

1 year.

What you will get

Permit to practice the activity of vehicle plates trading in Dubai.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must have a traffic file in Dubai
  • The customer must log in through the RTA website to enter data, renew the licence and pay the fees
  • The customer can track the request according to the application number and the transaction number through the following link.
  • Question 1: What are the fines associated with the plate trading permits?

Answer 1:

    • Practicing the activity without a permit: 5,000 AED
    • Practicing the activity with an expired permit: 3,000 AED
    • Practicing activities other than the licensed activity by RTA: 3,000 AED
    • Ceasing or stopping the practice of the activity for more than 6 months without notifying RTA: 1,000 AED
    • Holding auctions on vehicle plate numbers without RTA's permission: 5,000 AED
    • Failing to provide RTA with documents, data and necessary statistics related to the activity: 3,000 AED
    • Enabling a third party to use the permit without RTA's prior consent: 3,000 AED
    • Failing to act in accordance with the stipulations and requirements approved by RTA: 3,000 AED
    • Interrupting or disrupting the work of employees: 5,000 AED
    • Selling the same vehicle plate to more than 1 person: 10,000 AED
    • Publishing the activity within RTA's service centres without the authority's consent: 3,000 AED.

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