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Service Category
From Government to Business, From Government to Government, From Government to People
Traffic & Licensing
Service Beneficiary
Companies, Government Entities, Individuals(Citizen, Resident)
Service Channels

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Estimated Delivery Time
3-4 min
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  • Service Description

    Service Description
    It is a licensing issued by the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department upon which vehicle data is registered and a license for the vehicle and number plate is issued
  • Service Execution Steps

    Happiness Service Centers
    All Emirates exclude Ras Al Khaimah: Visit any service delivery centers - Submit the required documents – Pay fees

    Ras Al Khaimah: Visit the service delivery center - Submit papers and documents - Pay fees and receive the receipt - receive registration and plate affixation sticker
    Website and Interactive Site
    Abu Dhabi: Apply through Abu Dhabi Police Website, 
    Log in and select required service
    Fill in form
    Submit required documents
    Smart Application
    Log on MOI smart app 
    Select required service
    Fill in form
    Submit required documents
    • submit required documents (original) to the centre
    Registration Required
    To apply for a service, please register through the MOI website or the smart APP
  • Service Requirements

    Abu Dhabi :
    Customs certificate
    Electronic insurance
    Valid Emirates ID in the system
    Electronic transfer certificate
    Electronic cancellation certificate. It shall be submitted online via Abu Dhabi Police website by car showrooms or dealerships (Note: Electrical vehicles are exempted from registration fees only)

    In normal cases (Emirates ID). 
    For individuals and UAE nationals at the time of update:
    Passport and Emirates ID copy
    Customs card
    Certificates - (Possession, transfer, export).
    In case of used vehicle (vehicle test + insurance). 
    For expats: (Passport and residence visa copy +Emirates ID).
    For companies: (an official letter from the company + Company stamp). 
    Note: Electrical vehicles are exempted from licensing fees + registration and number plate fee is calculated

    Sharjah: Original vehicle papers
    Electronic insurance
    Electronic test for used vehicles
    Electronic mortgage letter
    GCC standards certificate for imported cars
    Obtaining a permit to register the vehicle for companies (bus or truck)
    Ajman: Passport copy (if the applicant is an expat)
    Emirates ID copy
    Presence in person
    Customs paper
    Transfer and possession certificate
    Trade license copy
    Committee consent for heavy vehicles

    Ras Al Khaimah: Documents: 
    Emirates ID
    Driving license
    Possession or transfer certificate
    Registration letter for companies
    Representative card
    Trade license
    Customs and sale certificate (in case the vehicle is new)
    Electronic insurance
    Electronic mortgage (if the car is under mortgage)
    Vehicle test (if the vehicle is not new)

    Fujairah: Driving license copy
    Emirates ID copy
    Customs, transfer or possession papers and power of attorney contract
    13-months insurance
    Representative card for companies or establishments
    Imported vehicle information certificate
    Euro 4 certification for vehicles of 2018 and above
    A letter from the company to register the vehicle
    Umm Al Quwain: Emirates ID
    Customs papers
  • Service Fees Details

    Federal Fees
    As per ministerial decision No. 30Umm Al Quwain: "As per the decisionLight, 400 dirhams"
    Local Fees
    Dubai: According to the activitySharjah:AED 120 platesRas Al Khaimah:"115 AED fees for number plates565 dirhams if it is a sports plate"Umm Al Quwain: AED 7
    Dubai: "20 dirhams for knowledge and innovation5,000 dirhams for institutes1000 dirhams for rent"Ras Al Khaimah: Fees change according to vehicle type
    Payment Method
    Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard) E-dirham
  • Terms & Conditions

    Terms & Conditions
    Not Available
  • Working hours to provide service

    Happiness Service Centers
    According to the service center working hours
    Smart App
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