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Apply for Inspecting Classical Vehicles

This service enables you to apply for a licence and a classical plate number for a vehicle older than 30 years after inspecting it.

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

For citizens

  1. Customer’s traffic file
  2. Original Emirates ID to update the information
  3. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  4. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  5. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  6. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai
  7. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  8. Online insurance certificate from the vehicle’s insurer, valid for 6 months or more.

For residents

  1. Customer’s traffic file
  2. Original Emirates ID to update the information
  3. Copy of the valid passport or the ID if available
  4. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  5. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  6. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  7. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai
  8. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications.
  9. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more
  10. Residence visa issued from Dubai or the fulfillment of one of the registration conditions for holders of residence visas from other emirates.

For members of political and diplomatic bodies

  1. Customer’s traffic file
  2. A letter from the ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  4. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency, if the vehicle was imported from a party other than the authorised dealer in the following cases:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  5. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  6. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai
  7. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  8. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.

For customers under 18 years old and have a judicial decision to register a vehicle under their names

  1. Customer’s traffic file
  2. Original Emirates ID + copy of the passport
  3. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments.
  4. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  5. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  6. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  7. Classical vehicle inspection certificate if the vehicle was inspected outside the UAE, used, or imported from a source other than the local dealer
  8. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.

For governmental bodies and departments

  1. The traffic file of the governmental body or department
  2. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  3. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency, if the vehicle was imported from a party other than the authorised dealer in the following cases:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  4. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  5. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai
  6. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  7. A letter from the governmental body addressed to the Vehicle Licensing Department, signed by the authorised signatory and stamped by the government body
  8. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.

For parties related to Dubai government that hold no Establishment Decree

  1. The traffic file of the governmental department
  2. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  3. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  4. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  5. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai
  6. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications.
  7. A letter from the governmental body addressed to the Vehicle Licensing Department, signed by the authorised signatory and stamped by the government body
  8. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.

For commercial companies and owners of fleets and facilities

  1. Traffic file of the company, establishment or facility
  2. Letter from the establishments, companies or dealers + copy of the trade licence
  3. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  4. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency, if the vehicle was imported from a party other than the authorised dealer in the following cases:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  5. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  6. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  7. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more
  8. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai

For political and diplomatic bodies

  1. Traffic file of the diplomatic or political body
  2. A letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  4. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  5. Classical vehicle inspection certificate if the vehicle was inspected outside the UAE, used, or imported from a source other than the local dealer.
  6. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  7. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.

For international organizations operating inside the UAE

  1. Customer’s traffic file
  2. Original Emirates ID + copy of the passport
  3. A letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  4. Vehicle customs card issued from one of the country’s customs departments
  5. Transfer Certificate from other emirates, or possession certificate issued by the Licensing Agency:
    1. If the vehicle was imported in the name of a person, it can be registered with the customs card issued from any UAE emirate
    2. If the vehicle was imported by an establishment, it must be transferred from the emirate where the establishment is located to Dubai
  6. Electronic or physical selling agreement between the seller and buyer approved by the system
  7. Classical vehicle inspection certificate from one of the authorised inspection centres in Dubai.
  8. Gulf specification conformity form (Vehicle external inspection card) if the vehicle was not compliant with GCC specifications
  9. Electronic insurance of the vehicle valid for 6 months or more.
Service fees
  • 420 AED technical inspection of classical vehicle
  • 300 AED classical plates fees (150 AED for each plate)
  • 400 AED licensing fees
  • 10 AED expiry mark fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 12 minutes.
Service Centres

To inspect classical vehicles

To continue the process of licensing a classical vehicle

Process

Through service centres

  • The customer submits a request to inspect the vehicle at the authorised service centres.
  • The customer is required to settle the inspection fees.
  • Once the vehicle passes the technical inspection test, the customer receives a certificate proving that the vehicle is valid and roadworthy before continuing with the licensing procedure.
  • The customer submits the required documents at the authorised service centres.
  • The customer is required to settle the fees to receive the licence.
Average waiting time
  • 10 minutes.
Validity

1 year.

What you will get

Roadworthy vehicle that can be used in accordance with its classification after its inspection.

Terms and conditions
  • The vehicle must comply with validity and general safety conditions.
FAQs

This service has no FAQs.


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