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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 owner’s passport + copy of the Emirates ID
  3. Preliminary approval from the Economic Development Department
  4. Trade name reservation certificate
  5. Feasibility study of the project
  6. The five-year plan of the company
  7. Certificate proving that the partners have a minimum of 5 million AED
  8. Undertaking letter from the company proving that the company has a minimum of 20 vehicles
  9. Document stating that the director has at least 1 year of practical experience in the same field or in the related fields.
Service fees
  • 20,000 AED franchise fee (1,000 AED for each vehicle)
  • 1,200 AED for operating the vehicle (to be settled on a monthly basis after completing the transaction).
Process time
  • 30 working days.
Service Centres
  • Policies of Passengers Transit Activities Section at the Planning and Business Development Department located in the 3rd floor of the headquarters of the Public Transport Agency in Al Muhaisanah 4, from Sunday to Thursday between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Through PTA centre

  • The customer submits the required documents 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 lengthy 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 a 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:
    Type Minimum number
    Category 1 Regular luxury vehicles 20 vehicles
    Category 2 Luxury Vehicles 10 vehicles
    Category 3 Long wheelbase vehicles 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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