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Apply for Adopting a Vehicle Type to Operate in the Field of Transporting Passengers in Taxis

The service enables you to adopt a certain vehicle type to operate in the field of transporting passengers in taxis.

Franchise companies (Taxi) and vehicle dealers are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Technical specifications of the vehicle (the price of the vehicle)
  2. The vehicle manual
  3. Filled technical inspection form
  4. Request letter from the authorised dealer in Dubai or the company addressed to the Planning and Business Development Department - Passengers Transit Activities Section.
  5. Vehicle customs card.
  6. UAE specifications and standards certificate approved for the vehicle.
Service fees
  • This service is free.
Process time
  • 10 working days from the date of inspecting the vehicle.

Through e-mail

  • The customer submits the required documents through the e-mail
  • The customer brings the vehicle on the specified date to the Public Transport Agency (PTA).
  • A No objection letter is sent to the dealer through the e-mail after the approval of the vehicle.
Average waiting time
  • 1 hour.

4 years.

What you will get

Adopted permit.

Terms and conditions
  • The year of the vehicle manufacture must not exceed that of the operating year or the previous year as long as the vehicle is not used.
  • The customer cannot drive the vehicle for more than 4 years as of the date of operating it and must comply with this condition when replacing the vehicle.
  • The vehicle must be provided with the technical system adopted by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
  • The vehicle must comply with the approved specifications.

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