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Applying For Traffic Counts Permit

This service enables a private company or a government authority (manual or automatic) on the roads in Dubai (mainly a consultant or contractor) to carry out vehicles count.


Consultants and contractor are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Covering letter directed to ROW Services Manager
  2. Design plan for roads and intersections that require traffic counting and the points of the installment of traffic counting devices
  3. Copy of company's valid trade license
  4. Plan showing the proposed traffic diversion with all signboards in accordance with the Dubai WZTM manual to suitable scale


Permit to count vehicles.

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.

Terms and conditions

  • The consultant or the contractor must be present in person
  • The customer must abide by the manuals and the policies of RTA and Order No. 4 of 2009 related to organising the Right of Way in Dubai
  • The Inspection Department at the Right of Way has the right to issue a warning or a violation ticket against companies that use a part of the road without having a permit.


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