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Apply for a Permit to Advertise on Vehicles

This service enables you to obtain a permit to put an advertising sticker on commercial vehicles after meeting special conditions and technical specifications.

Eligibility
Commercial and advertising companies are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents

For commercial vehicles

  1. Ad design for the vehicle’s 4 sides + mock-up
  2. Copy of the trade license issued in Dubai
  3. Copy of the vehicle’s ownership certificate

For other vehicles

  1. Ad design for the vehicle’s 4 sides + mock-up
  2. Letter of request addressed to the Roads and Transport Authority to add an advertising sticker, explaining the nature of the activity
  3. Copy of the trade license issued in Dubai
  4. Copy of the vehicle’s ownership certificate

For Trailer and semi trailer/mobile advertising vehicles

  1. Ad design for the vehicle’s 4 sides + mock-up
  2. Copy of the trade license - Advertising activity, issued in Dubai
  3. Approval of the Vehicle Licensing Department
  4. Copy of the vehicle’s ownership certificate

Motorcycle

  1. Ad design for the motorcycle’s 4 sides + mock-up
  2. Copy of the trade license issued in Dubai
  3. Copy of the vehicle’s ownership certificate.
Service fees

Advertising fees on commercial and advertising vehicles

Order

Type

Group

Duration

Fees (*)

1

Commercial vehicles: logo and commercial name on the front doors without the windows

All groups

Annually

250 AED

2

Commercial vehicles: a complete wrap excluding the windows

Light vehicle, bus for up to 16 passengers

Annually

1,000 AED

Cooler truck, pick up, pick up with trunk

1,500 AED

Bus for 26 passengers

1,500 AED

Heavy bus

2,500 AED

Light mechanical equipment

1,500 AED

Heavy mechanical equipment

2,500 AED

3

Commercial vehicles: a partial wrap excluding the windows

Light vehicle, bus for up to 16 passengers

Annually

500 AED

Cooler truck, pick up, pick up with trunk

1,000 AED

Bus for 26 passengers

1,000 AED

Heavy bus

1,500 AED

Light mechanical equipment

1,000 AED

Heavy mechanical equipment

1,500 AED

4

Motorcycles

Personal advertisement

Annually

250 AED

5

Squad bikes

Advertisement for others

Weekly

500 AED

6

Advertising companies

Mobile vehicle

Locomotive and trailer

Annually

50,000 AED

7

Advertising on a special status vehicle

Statue, special status like mobile vehicles for selling and providing special services

Weekly

2,500 AED

8

Advertising on a vehicle for an event

Light vehicle

Weekly

2,500 AED

Average processing time
  • Instantly.
Website

Note: For more information, the customer can visit the Advertising Section at the Customer Happiness Centre - Umm Ramool.

Process

Through website

  • The customer logs in to the website using the username and password
  • The customer selects the Advertising on Vehicles service
  • The customer uploads the scanned required documents and receives a number for the transaction through the email and SMS
  • The concerned parties at RTA check the request (technical study)
  • The customer receives the approval or the rejection of the request through the website, email and SMS
  • In case of approval, the customer is required to settle the fees online through the advertising system or by cash through the service centres
  • The customer prints the permit through the advertising system.

Note: For more information about the approval or the rejection of the request, the customer reviews the Advertising System through the application number or vehicle number.

Validity

The validity varies according to the type of the advertisement and the event.

What you will get

Permit to advertise on vehicles.

Terms and conditions
  • Arabic language must not be less than 50% of the advertising content
  • Approval from Dubai Police (CID) is required in case of changing the vehicle's original colour
  • In the event of the real estate brokerage/real estate, the customer is required to present a No Objection Certificate from the Dubai Land Department
  • In case of a rented vehicle, the customer is required to present a No Objection Certificate for placing the sticker from the leasing company
  • In case the agency was from outside the country the advertisement must be stamped by the embassy/consulate
  • If the advertisement was for a brand, the customer must present the ownership of the trademark that's registered at the Ministry of Economy, or the owner's NOC ratified by the notary
  • The companies registered in Dubai SME benefits from a 50% discount. The company must enclose with the application an official letter
  • In case of changing the vehicle's colour for an advertising sticker, the customer must check the Licensing Agency to update the vehicle's information after adding the sticker
  • The following points must be observed when designing the advertisement
    1. Smoking symbols in all their forms are not allowed
    2. Flags of countries are not allowed
    3. Religious slogans or symbols
    4. Images that violate public morality are not allowed
    5. Other languages (excluding Arabic and English) are not allowed
    6. 3D images are not allowed
    7. Images on the front upper part of the vehicle are not allowed
    8. Images of real people are not allowed
  • The advertisement must not be placed on the vehicle windscreen
  • The advertisement must not include a lot of expressions on one side (images and text)
  • The Arabic trade name must match the one stated in the license and vehicle ownership
  • The maximum number of images on each side of the vehicle is 4 to 5
  • The company must not write an activity that is not mentioned in the trade license
  • The design must comply with the trade license and vehicle ownership data
  • The customer must pay 100 AED in case of replacing a lost or damaged permit or amending the data of the permit.
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