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Apply for a Supplementary Signs Installation Permit

This service enables you to apply for a permit or to renew a permit to install supplementary information signs in accordance with the relevant decisions and regulations. This service aims at guiding road users to cultural, touristic, commercial and services sites and other landmarks in Dubai.

Governmental entities and private facilities that have a permit from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Affection plan issued by Dubai Municipality
  2. Valid trade licence
  3. Classification certificate
  4. Affection plan specifying the suggested locations to install the signs
  5. All other documents requested by the concerned department.
Service fees

For 1 month

  • 100 AED/sign as request fee
  • 3,500 AED/sign on local roads and collector roads
  • 5,000 AED/sign on highways and arterial roads.

For 1 year

  • 100 AED/sign as request fee
  • 15,000 AED/sign on local roads and collector roads
  • 25,000 AED/sign on highways and arterial roads.
Process time
  • 10 working days.
  • The customer submits the request through RTA e-mail, including details about:
    • Facility
    • Location
    • Services provided
    • Total area
    • Number of daily customers
    • Facility classification (if applicable).
  • The customer submits the required documents.
  • The customer receives the permit to his registered email or by electronic fax to his registered phone number.

Note: Federal and governmental centres (authorities and institutions) are entitled to submit the request through a letter addressed to the Traffic Department along with the required documents.

Average waiting time
  • 10 minutes.
  • Preliminary approval: 3 months
  • Sign: 1 month or 1 year (according to the permit).
What you will get

Letter of preliminary approval or rejection.

Terms and conditions

This service has no terms and conditions.


This service has no FAQs.

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