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Importing A Vehicle

This service enables you to issue an import plate number for imported vehicles from Jabel Ali.


​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. Copy of the Vehicle Clearance Certificate (VCC)
  2. Inspection to check the vehicle's information
  3. Insurance certificate valid for 3 days
  4. For companies: Official letter in Arabic from the company + copy of the trade license + Letter of Credit Authorization Form (LCAF)


  • Import certificate
  • Import plates.

Service fees

  • 130 AED
  • +10 AED knowledge fee
  • +10 AED innovation fee.


2 days.

Average processing time

  • Service centre: 10 minutes.

Ways to apply


Through service centre:

  • The customer presents the required documents at the service centre- Jabel Ali
  • The customer is required to settle the fees
  • The customer receives the certificate and the plates.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer or the legal representative must be present in person
  • The customer is required to settle all the traffic fines before receiving this service.


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