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Apply For a Permit to Transport Passengers in Luxury Vehicles

This service enables you to obtain a permit to transport passengers in luxury vehicles.

All investors are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Request letter from the company
  2. Copy of the passport + copy of the Emirates ID + Family book for citizens
  3. Copy of the passport + residency visa for residents (partners)
  4. Preliminary approval from the Dubai Economy
  5. Trade name reservation certificate
  6. Feasibility study of the project
  7. The five-year plan of the company
  8. Certificate proving that the partners have a minimum of 5 million AED
  9. A letter of commitment from the companies to provide the minimum number of vehicles according to the approved categories.
  10. Providing parking spaces in the Emirate of Dubai to accommodate a minimum number of vehicles according to the approved categories.
  11. Undertaking to install tracking devices and linking all vehicles with the regulatory control system
  12. Document stating that the director has at least 5 years of practical experience in the same field or in related fields.
Service fees
  • 20,000 AED franchise fee (1,000 AED for each vehicle)
  • 1,200 AED for operating each vehicle to be settled on a monthly basis after completing the transaction.
Process time
  • 20 working days

Through e-mail

  • The customer submits the required documents by e-mail to, and receives a preliminary approval.
  • The customer heads to the Franchise Services Section to settle the fees and receives the No Objection Certificate.
  • The customer signs the agreement at the Procurement Department at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) headquarters.
  • The customer submits to the Financial Department the checks required for the contract.
Average waiting time
  • Unidentified
  • Agreement validity: 3 years
  • Validity of operating the vehicles: 5 years from the date of manufacture
  • Validity of operating the extended vehicles: 10 years from the date of manufacture.
What you will get

Permit to transport passengers in luxury vehicles.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must provide an 86,400 AED bank guarantee for 20 vehicles.
  • The customer must provide a 4,320 AED additional bank guarantee for each vehicle if the number of vehicles exceeds 20.
  • The customer must provide a vehicle shelter in Dubai to accommodate at least 20 vehicles.
  • After signing the agreement the type of vehicle is determined based on the type of agreement:


Minimum number

Category 1

Regular luxury vehicles

20 vehicles

Category 2

Luxury Vehicles

10 vehicles

Category 3

Long wheelbase vehicles (long chassis)

10 vehicles

  • Note: For more details on the list of approved vehicles to work in the field of transporting passengers in luxury vehicles, the customer must check with the Planning and Business Development Department.

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