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Apply for Vehicle Technical Inspection

This service enables you to inspect a vehicle and check its validity in order to renew its ownership or register it or transfer its ownership or export it in Dubai.

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

Vehicle inspection for registration purposes

  1. Vehicle Clearance Certificate (VCC)
  2. Possession certificate
  3. Transfer certificate from another emirate

Vehicle inspection for renewal purposes

  1. Vehicle ownership (optional)

Vehicle inspection for export or transfer purposes

  1. Vehicle Clearance Certificate (VCC)
  2. Possession certificate.
Service fees
  • 150 AED inspection of a light vehicle / light bus
  • 200 AED inspection of a heavy vehicle / heavy bus
  • 120 AED inspection of a motorcycle
  • 100 AED inspection of a quad bike
  • 150 AED inspection of a light mechanical equipment
  • 200 AED inspection of a heavy mechanical equipment
  • 50 AED re-inspection of a light vehicle / light bus
  • 75 AED re-inspection of heavy vehicle / heavy bus
  • 150 AED inspection of trailer and semi-trailer
  • 420 AED technical inspection of classical vehicle
  • 100 AED export technical inspection
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time

To inspect the vehicle

  • 12 minutes for the light vehicle
  • 25 minutes for the heavy vehicle.

To finish the process of the service

  • 5 minutes.
Process
  • The customer submits the required documents at the centre.
  • The vehicle undergoes the inspection test.
  • The customer settles the fees.
  • The customer confirms his email in the center to receive the certificate electronically.
Average waiting time
  • 15 minutes.
Validity

30 days.

What you will get

Vehicle technical inspection certificate.

Terms and conditions
  • Vehicles with special characteristics such as mobile kitchens or vehicles with modified bodies are transferred to an inspection committee at the Licensing Department.
  • The customer can book an appointment to appeal the result of the inspection test in front of a technical committee.
  • Vehicles linked to a commercial activity must undergo a specialised inspection from the concerned entity to be valid when undergoing the technical inspection.
  • Tests available at the Vehicle Registration and Inspection Centres:

Center Name

Light Vehicle

Heavy Vehicle

Motorcycle

Jabel Ali Tasjeel

Yes

Yes

No

Barsha Tasjeel

Yes

No

Yes

Al Aweer Tasjeel

Yes

No

No

Al Warsan Tasjeel

Yes

Yes

Yes

Al Qusais Tasjeel

Yes

No

Yes

Al Twar Tasjeel

Yes

No

No

Hatta Tasjeel

Yes

No

Yes

Al Mankhool AutoPro Centre

Yes

No

No

Al Satwa AutoPro Centre

Yes

No

No

Tasjeel City of Arabia

Yes

No

No

Tasjeel Motor City

Yes

No

Yes

Tasjeel Discovery Gardens

Yes

No

Yes

Wasel Vehicle Testing - Al Jaddaf

Yes

No

Yes

Wasel Vehicle Testing - Nad Al Hammar

Yes

Yes

No

Wasel Vehicle Testing - Arabian Centre

Yes

No

No

Tamam Vehicle Testing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Al Adheed Shamil

Yes

No

No

Nad Al Hammar Shamil

Yes

No

No

Muhaisna Shamil

Yes

No

No

Shamil Al Qusais

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tajdeed Vehicle Testing

Yes

Yes

No

Al Yalayis Vehicle Testing

Yes

No

No

Al Mutakamela Center - Al Qouz

Yes

No

Yes

Al Mutakamela Center - Al Aweer

Yes

No

No

Al Mumayaz Vehicle Testing - Al Barsha Mall

Yes

No

Yes

Al Mumayaz Vehicle Testing - Aswaaq Mizher

Yes

No

Yes

AG Cars Vehicle Testing Centre - Deira

Yes

No

Yes

AG Cars Vehicle Testing - Al Mamzar

Yes

No

Yes

FAQs
  • Question 1: What’s the procedure if the customer wants to perform substantial modifications to the vehicle (modification to the engine or body of the car)?

Answer 1:

    • Imported vehicles from local dealers are transferred to the local dealer authorised to execute specific modifications.
    • Pre-equipped vehicles imported from outside the UAE are transferred to the technical committee at the Technical Inspection section.

  • Question 2: What are the required steps to change the colour of a vehicle?

Answer 2:

    • For licensed vehicles: The customer submits the application in person or through Dubai Police smart application to obtain a permit from the General Department of Criminal Investigation.
    • For unlicensed vehicles with customs cards: The customer fills the application after completing the vehicle’s technical inspection in one of the inspection centres, then applies the approved modifications.

  • Question 3: In which centres the municipal inspection is available (foodstuff transport)?

Answer 3: The municipal inspection is available at the below centres:

Tasjeel ENOC

Wasel Vehicle Testing

Other companies

Note: The customer should submit the vehicle design plans when visiting the technical inspection centres.


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