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Apply for a Certificate to Use the Vehicle Outside the UAE for Tourism Purposes

This service enables you to apply for a tourism certificate for vehicles registered in Dubai.

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

For vehicles owned by individuals

  1. Original Emirates ID
  2. Vehicle ownership certificate
  3. Electronic No Objection Certificate (eNOC) from the mortgagee if the vehicle was under mortgage
  4. NOC from the Emirates Motorsports Organization in all cases except for citizens, diplomatic and governmental corps and GCC citizens who want to use their vehicles within GCC countries.

For vehicles owned by companies

  1. Official letter in Arabic from the company requesting a tourism certificate
  2. Copy of the trade licence
  3. Endorsement of signature and authorisation letter
  4. Electronic NOC from the mortgagee if the vehicle was under mortgage
  5. Vehicle ownership certificate
  6. NOC from the Emirates Motorsports Organization.
Service fees
  • 100 AED light vehicle
  • 100 AED vehicle between 3 and 12 tonnes
  • 200 AED vehicle exceeding 12 tonnes
  • 100 AED light mechanical equipment
  • 200 AED heavy mechanical equipment
  • 100 AED bus with a number of passengers between 14 and 26
  • 200 AED bus with a number of passengers exceeding 26
  • 100 AED motorcycle
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees
  • +50 AED for issuing the customs book.
Process time
  • 5 minutes.
Process
  • The customer heads to the front desk employee.
  • The employee sends a link to the customer.
  • The customer uploads the required documents through the link.
  • The customer receives the transaction code.
  • The customer submits the transaction code to the front desk employee to complete the service process, check and electronically sign the application.
  • The customer settles the required fees.
  • The customer receives the electronic certificate through SMS and e-mail.
Average waiting time
  • 8 minutes.
Validity

6 months.

What you will get
  • Tourism certificate.
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.
  • If a person other than the owner is driving the vehicle, he must provide an authorisation from the owner to proceed with the service. Otherwise, the owner of the vehicle must be present in person and must provide a copy of the driver's driving licence.
  • For citizens and GCC citizens: the customer must provide an NOC from the Emirates Motorsports Organization if he is willing to drive the vehicle outside the GCC.
  • In case of transporting the vehicle through a cargo company, the customer must add the name of the company to the Tourism Certificate.
FAQs
  • Question 1: Can the customer use the travel ticket more than once if it is still valid?

Answer 1: Yes, however, the customer must check with the Emirates Motorsports Organization if he wants to use it more than twice.

  • Question 2: If the customer wants to take the vehicle to Oman, does he have to get a tourism certificate?

Answer 2: Citizens who travel in their vehicles to any of the GCC countries do not need an NOC from the Emirates Motorsports Organization nor a tourism certificate from RTA. However, residents must obtain an NOC from the Emirates Motorsports Organization and a tourism certificate from RTA.

  • Question 3: Where does the customer apply for a travel ticket?

Answer 3: The Emirates Motorsports Organization from Saturday to Thursday between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

  • Question 4: What are the requirements if the customer wants to drive his vehicle to KSA to perform Umrah?

Answer 4: The customer must contact the Saudi Consulate to ask about the required documents other than the tourism certificate.

  • Question 5: What are the requirements if the customer wants to visit Lebanon or Jordan or any non-GCC country?

Answer 5: Citizens and GCC citizens must request a tourism licence and a travel ticket. The Emirates Motorsports Organization specifies the required fees. As for residents, they must request a tourism licence and a travel ticket at the Emirates Motorsports Organization.

  • Question 6: If the vehicle is registered in Dubai and is in Qatar, can the owner transfer its ownership to a person living in Dubai?

Answer 6: The customer cannot transfer the ownership of a vehicle if it was located outside Dubai.

  • Question 7: What are the requirements if the customer wants to sell a vehicle located abroad as junk?

Answer 7: The customer must settle all fines and obtain a clearance certificate from RTA. Any person can represent the customer to apply for this service.

  • Question 8: What are the steps that the customer must follow when purchasing a vehicle from KSA and transporting it to another country?

Answer 8: The customer must check with the Traffic Department of the concerned country to know about the necessary measures.

  • Question 9: What are the requirements if the customer wants to sell a vehicle registered in Dubai but located outside the Emirate?

Answer 9: The customer must settle all the traffic fines and obtain a clearance certificate from RTA. Any person can represent the customer to apply for this service.

  • Question 10: What are the steps that the customer should follow to receive a tourism certificate and a travel ticket if the vehicle was registered outside Dubai?

Answer 10: The customer must apply for a travel ticket at the Emirates Motorsports Organization. After receiving the ticket, the customer heads to the the emirate where the vehicle is registered to receive the tourism certificate.

Note: If the customer decides to transport the vehicle through a shipping company, he must include the name of the company in the tourism certificate.


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