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Apply For a Permit to Transport Passengers in Taxis

This service enables you to obtain a permit to transport passengers in taxi vehicles, to establish a new franchise company.

All investors are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Work plan that includes the operating plan, financial plan, organisational chart and experts to be hired.
  2. Plan to purchase between 250 and 500 vehicles or the number of vehicles specified during the auction.
  3. Plan to meet the requirements related to the drivers in terms of training, qualifying and issuing a permit to drive a taxi vehicle and other vehicles, along with a training and qualifying plan for the human resources.
Service fees
  • 1,000 AED.
Process time
  • 30 working days.
  1. The customer submits the required documents by e-mail to, and receives a preliminary approval.
  2. The customer heads to the Franchise Services Section to settle the fees and receive the NOC.
  3. The customer signs the agreement at the Procurement Department at RTA headquarters.
  4. The customer submits to the Financial Department the checks required for the contract.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.

5 years.

What you will get

Permit to transport passengers in taxis.

Terms and conditions
  • The company must have an office to manage and operate the fleet with the necessary facilities in addition to specified locations to shelter the vehicles.
  • The company must accept all clarifications related to the activity special requirements, or any later amendments, and undertake to comply with all service level agreements.
  • Auctions are organized based on the sector's needs and as determined by RTA .
  • The company must be pre-qualified in the Electronic Pre-Qualification System, Contracts and Purchase Department, Vendor Affairs Section.

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