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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 and vehicle dealers are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Technical inspection form
  2. Technical specifications of the vehicle
  3. Vehicle manual
  4. Request letter from the authorised dealer in Dubai + letter from the company.


Adopted permit.

Service fees

  • This service is free.


4 years.

Average processing time

  • Centre: 1 hour.

Ways to apply


Through centre:

  • The customer submits the required documents
  • The customer brings the vehicle on the specified date to the Public Transport Agency (PTA)
  • The customer receives the 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).


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