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This service enables you to transfer the ownership of a vehicle from the owner (seller) to the buyer and officially register it under the name of the buyer. An ownership certificate will be issued under the name of the new owner (the buyer).
If the customer does not have a traffic file:
Note: Service fees vary according to the size of the plate: 35 AED for the short plate and 50 AED for the long plate, 200 AED for Dubai branded plates, and 500 AED for luxury plates. When applying for Changing a Vehicle Ownership the customer must apply for registration, export, possession and transfer services.
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This service has no validity.
Answer 1: The customer must visit Dubai Court and get a letter along with a Death Certificate and all other documents provided by the court. After that, the customer presents all the documents at RTA Main Customer Service Centre to perform this transaction using the Emirates ID.
Answer 2: The ownership e-card is an electronic document called (Vehicle License) sent to the customer via email. It includes all the ownership details including the expiry date, mortgage and insurance. This e-card is issued by the Road and Transport Authority and the customer has to print it or save it on their phone to show it to concerned authorities when needed.
Answer 3: The ownership e-card may be printed as follows:
Answer 4: The vehicle license features all the details related to the vehicle including the expiry date, the mortgage and the insurance details. It is sent via email to the customer in a printable format.
Answer 5: The customer shows the ownership e-card featured in RTA applications and saved on his phone, or shows the printed copy of the e-card.
Answer 6: The customer shows the ownership e-card featured in RTA applications and saved on his phone, or shows the printed copy of the e-card.
Answer 7: For UAE and GCC countries:
-If the costumer is not from GCC countries: Vehicle license, tourist certificate, and trip ticket
For other countries:
-Vehicle license, tourist certificate, and trip ticket.
Answer 8: The insurance details are featured on the ownership e-card accessible through RTA mobile application, or on the printed copy of the vehicle license.
Answer 9: Mortgage details are features on all the documents including the permanent ownership.
Answer 10: In case any of the vehicle details get amended such as changing the plate number or the color:
- Details are updated on the ownership e-card and the vehicle’s license.
Answer 11: There is no need for the customer service representative to print the vehicle license. The customer may print it through the link sent via email.
Answer 12: The ownership certificate is replaced only upon its renewal, or in case of replacement of lost/damaged license or change in ownership document such as change of color or plate number or adding or redeeming a mortgage.
Answer 13: The customers shall update their personal details though RTA Call Centre: 8009090. Also he can print the ownership e-card as follows:
Answer 14: The vehicle’s expiry date can be checked in several ways:
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