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Vehicle Cancellation

This service enables you to remove a vehicle from the traffic file if it does not comply with the licensing conditions and if you are not allowed to drive it on roads.


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 ownership certificate
  2. Transfer certificate or export certificate (export to another country)
  3. Vehicle possession certificate
  4. Vehicle Clearance Certificate (VCC) (salvage or scrap certificate)
  5. Technical inspection certificate stating that the vehicle is not roadworthy


Removing the vehicle from the traffic system.

Service fees

This service is free.


This service has no validity.

Average processing time

  • Service centres: 10 minutes.


Through Service Centres:

  • The customer submits the required documents at the service centre
  • The vehicle undergoes the technical inspection test
    • If the vehicle is not compliant with the roadworthiness conditions, the final decision will be taken
  • The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) issues a certificate to remove the vehicle from the traffic system.

Terms and conditions

  • The vehicle must not be considered roadworthy when issuing the technical inspection certificate
  • The certificate must be issued by the inspection supervisor or manager mandated by the centres and agencies that provide the service or by the technical inspection supervisor mandated by the Licensing Agency.


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