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Applying For A Permit For Major Roads Diversion

This service enables you to obtain a permit for diversions on major roads or service roads of major roads to carry out any construction or maintenance works within the Right Of Way (ROW).


Consultants and contractors are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Covering letter describing the details and duration of the required works addressed to the Manager of RTA Right Of Way Services section
  2. Proper Layout on a suitable scale showing as existing conditions with the proposed traffic diversion as per Dubai WZTM manual considering all safety measures as per RTA standards
  3. Copy of company’s Trade License (Dubai only)
  4. Copy of DM Affection Plan and/or coordinates of the site
  5. Copy of DM Building permit for construction sites applications
  6. RTA Building Construction or Demolition permit from e-services for construction sites
  7. Pictures of the work zone (with the date)
  8. Copy of Work Zone Traffic Management manual receipt
  9. NOC from other concerned authorities
  10. Copy of old permits and drawings (in case of renewal)
  11. Copy of Temporary Access and Temporary Fencing permits for construction sites applications


Permit to divert major roads.

Service fees

200 AED.


The validity varies according to the condition and the type of the request.

Average processing time

  • Centre: 10 minutes.

Ways to apply


Through centre:

  • The customer submits the required documents
  • The customer is required to settle the fees
  • The customer receives the permit.

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