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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 non-citizens (partners)
  4. Preliminary approval from the Dubai Economy
  5. Trade name reservation certificate
  6. Feasibility study of the project
  7. Certificate proving that the partners have a minimum of 5 million AED
  8. Providing parking spaces in the Emirate of Dubai to accommodate a minimum number of vehicles according to the approved categories
  9. Undertaking to install tracking devices and linking all vehicles with the regulatory control system
  10. 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 operating fees for each vehicle, to be settled on a monthly basis after completing the transaction.
Process time
  • 20 working days.
  • The customer submits the required documents by e-mail to, and receives a preliminary approval.
  • The customer applies for an NOC to Issue a New Trade Licence through RTA Website
  • The customer heads to the Franchise Services Section at RTA headquarters to settle the fees and receive the NOC.
  • The customer reviews the application through "Review Trade Licence Request" Service on RTA Website.
  • The customer signs the agreement at the Procurement Department at RTA headquarters.
  • The customer submits the cheques required for the contract at the Financial Department at RTA headquarters.
Average waiting time
  • N/A.
  • 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 at the Public Transport Agency.

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