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Inspecting Classical Vehicles

This service enables you to apply for issuing a license and a classical plate number for a vehicle which is older than 30 years after inspecting it. Note: This is an optional service.


​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. Vehicle possession certificate
  2. Vehicle transfer certificate
  3. Vehicle Clearance Certificate(VCC) issued in Dubai
  4. Technical inspection certificate issued by the Automobile Touring Club
  5. Trade license of the company


License for a roadworthy vehicle that can be used in accordance with its classification after its inspection.

Service fees

  • 420 AED technical inspection of classical vehicle (classical plate)
  • 390 AED licensing fees
  • +20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.


1 year.

Average processing time

  • Service centre: 10 minutes.

Ways to apply


  • The customer submits a request to inspect the vehicle at the Automobile Touring Club Technical Centre
  • 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 Customer Happiness Centre in Deira
  • The customer is required to settle the fees to receive the license.

Terms and conditions

  • The vehicle must comply with validity and general safety conditions
  • The vehicle must pass the technical inspection test.


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