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Apply for a Major Roads Diversion Permit

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).

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Consultants, contractors and Governmental companies 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. The drawing should be signed and stamped by the contractor, consultant and the customer
  3. Copy of company’s trade licence (Dubai only)
  4. Copy of DM Affection Plan and/or coordinates of the site
  5. Approval of the construction NOC in case of excavation or any works affecting the infrastructure of the road
  6. Copy of DM building permit for construction sites applications
  7. Building construction or demolition permit for construction sites
  8. Pictures of the work zone (with the date)
  9. Copy of Work Zone Traffic Management manual receipt
  10. NOC from other concerned authorities (if applicable)
  11. Copy of old permits and drawings (in case of renewal)
  12. Copy of temporary access and temporary fencing permits for construction sites applications
  13. Copy of paid deposit (in case of renewal and if applicable).
Service fees
  • 200 AED permit fees
  • Refundable deposit according to the area (if applicable)
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 7 working days (the process time might be longer in case other approvals are required).

Through website

  • The customer submits the required information and documents.
  • RTA staff provide the approvals required for the proposed work.
  • The customer settles the fees and receives the permit letter and approved drawings.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.

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

What you will get

Permit to divert major roads.

Terms and conditions
  • The terms and conditions of the permit will be provided after receiving the approval on the application.

This service has no FAQs.

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