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Ratifying And Adopting Vehicle Technical Inspection Certificates From Outside The UAE

This service enables you to ratify and adopt vehicle technical inspection certificates from countries other than the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC).


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, are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Vehicle technical inspection certificate from the concerned country with a validity not exceeding 30 days. The certificate should be ratified by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the embassy or the consulate of the UAE in the concerned country
  2. Vehicle ownership certificate.


Renewed ownership certificate of a light vehicle licensed in Dubai.

Service fees

  • 60 AED to renew the registration of a light vehicle
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.


1 year.

Average processing time

  • Service providers and Service Centre: 10 minutes.


Through Service providers and Service Centre:

  • The customer submits the required documents at the service center
  • The customer is required to settle the service fees
  • The customer receives the certificate.

Terms and conditions

  • The certificate will be rejected after the legal period of 30 days
  • The certificate will be rejected if it is not stamped and ratified by the UAE embassy in the concerned country
  • The certificate will be cancelled in case of cancelling or changing any of the vehicle's documents.


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