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Apply for a Permit to Register a Free Zone Vehicle

This service enables you to obtain a permit to register and add the details of vehicles operating in the free zones to the permits linked to the contract according to the requirements of this activity.

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Companies that transport passengers in luxury vehicles and have a signed contract stipulating the number of vehicles authorised to operate in the Free Zone are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. According to the required documents of Apply for Registering a New Vehicle.
Service fees
  • This service is free.
Process time
  • 1 working day.
  • The customer logs in to the account of the company on RTA Website/Company Dashboard/My Contract/Free Zone Permit.
  • The customer specifies the details of the vehicle.
  • The system reserves a plate with U sign and adds the vehicle to the free zone permit as ready for registration.
  • The customer completes the registration permit for the vehicle operating in free zones according to the procedures and requirements related to registering a vehicle.
Average waiting time
  • N/A.

The permit remains valid as long as the contract of the company is valid.

What you will get
  • Permit to register a free zone vehicle linked to a company's contract
  • Plates with U sign reserved for 90 days.
Terms and conditions
  • The company must have a valid trade licence.
  • The company must have a free zone contract.
  • Vehicles operating in the free zones are not subject to the regulations related to the vehicle type and the average life expectancy of luxury vehicles.
  • Bank/cash guarantees and monthly operating fees are not applicable to free zone vehicles.
  • Question 1: What is a Free Zone Contract?

Answer 1: It is a contract with a transport company for luxury vehicles that has a licence issued by Dubai Economy to transport passengers in luxury vehicles in Dubai, and another Free Zone trade licence to transport passengers in luxury vehicles within the free zone. This contract stipulates the number of vehicles to operate within the free zone and the number of vehicles to operate outside the free zone.

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