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Parking Permits for People of Determination and Senior Emiratis

This service enables you to obtain, renew or amend a Public Parking Permit for People of Determination, Senior Emiratis, People with Special Medical Cases, and rehabilitation centres (non-profit), free of charge.

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Eligibility
Citizens, residents, visitors, and rehabilitation centres (non-profit) are eligible to benefit from this service.
Required documents

Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis:

Through RTA Website

No required documents.

Through Service Centres

  1. Original Emirates ID
  2. Copy of the Passport and the valid Marsoom for Marsoom holders

Parking Permit for People of Determination (permanent or temporary)

Through RTA Website or Service Centres

  1. For residents: copy of the residence visa issued in Dubai, letter of employment proving that the place of work is in Dubai, official document proving that the customer is currently a student in Dubai, or Tenancy Contract in Dubai.
  2. People of Determination card issued by the Ministry of Community Development or Sanad Card issued by the Community Development Authority, or a medical report that is less than 6 months old.

Tourist Parking Permit for People of Determination

Through RTA Website or Service Centres

  1. The Passport + entry stamp or visit visa
  2. Valid parking permit for People of Determination approved from the customer's country of origin, or a medical report dated 3 months or less certified from a hospital in Dubai
  3. Personal photo
  4. Proof that the applicant lives in Dubai during his entire stay in the UAE.

Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centres (Non-Profit)

Through RTA Website or Service Centres

  1. Letter from the rehabilitation centre requesting the permit
  2. The centre logo
  3. Copy of the Ownership Certificate of the centre’s vehicles.
  4. Copy of the Trade Licence or Marsoom

Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases

Through RTA Website

  1. Certified medical report dated 3 months or less, indicating the customer's health condition and his place of treatment.
  2. Copy of the residence visa issued in Dubai, letter of employment proving that the place of work is in Dubai, official document proving that the customer is currently a student in Dubai, or Tenancy Contract in Dubai.

Through Service Centres

  1. Original Emirates ID
  2. Certified medical report dated 3 months or less, indicating the customer's health condition and his place of treatment.
  3. Copy of the residence visa issued in Dubai, letter of employment proving that the place of work is in Dubai, official document proving that the customer is currently a student in Dubai, or Tenancy Contract in Dubai
Service fees
  • This service is free.
Process time

Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis

  • Website and smart app: 5 minutes
  • Customer Happiness centres: 10 minutes

Parking Permit for People of Determination (permanent-temporary-tourist) and Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases

  • 3 working days.
Website
RTA Partner Apps
Customer Happiness Centres
Process

Obtain or renew a parking permit for Senior Emiratis

Through RTA Website

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password, or UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis.
  3. The customer selects the desired service.
  4. The customer assigns the “Permit Holder”.
  5. The customer enters the required information.
  6. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time.
  7. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  8. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email.

Through Dubai Now

Obtain a parking permit for Senior Emiratis

  1. The customer selects Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis.
  2. The customer selects the desired permit.
  3. The customer enters the required information.
  4. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time.
  5. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  6. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email

Through Service Centres

  1. The customer submits the required documents in one of the mentioned service centres.
  2. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time.
  3. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  4. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email.

Obtain a parking permit for People of Determination (permanent - temporary - tourist), a Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases, or a Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centres (Non-Profit)

Through RTA Website

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password, or UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects the desired permit.
  3. The customer assigns the “Permit Holder”.
  4. The customer selects the “type of permit”.
  5. The customer enters the required information.
  6. The customer uploads the required documents.
  7. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time (tourist permits only allow the addition of one vehicle, while permits for People of Determination rehabilitation centres allow the addition of one vehicle per permit).
  8. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  9. The customer receives an SMS with the approval or rejection within 3 working days
  10. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email.

Through Service Centres

  1. The customer submits the required documents in one of the mentioned service centres.
  2. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time (tourist permits only allow the addition of one vehicle, while permits for People of Determination rehabilitation centres allow the addition of one vehicle per permit).
  3. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  4. The customer receives an SMS with the approval or rejection within 3 working days.
  5. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email.

Renew a parking permit for People of Determination (permanent - temporary - tourist), a Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases, and a Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centres (Non-Profit)

Through RTA Website

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password, or UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects the desired permit.
  3. The customer selects the desired service.
  4. The customer assigns the “Permit Holder”.
  5. The customer selects the “type of permit”.
  6. The customer checks the permit details.
  7. The customer uploads the required documents.
  8. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time (tourist permits only allow the addition of one vehicle, while permits for People of Determination rehabilitation centres allow the addition of one vehicle per permit).
  9. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  10. The customer receives an SMS with the approval or rejection within 3 working days.
  11. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email.

Amend a parking permit for Senior Emiratis, a parking permit for People of Determination (permanent - temporary - tourist), a Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases, and a parking permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centres (Non-Profit)

Through RTA Website

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password, or UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects the desired permit.
  3. The customer selects the desired service.
  4. The customer assigns the “Permit Holder”.
  5. The customer selects the “type of permit”.
  6. The customer checks the permit details.
  7. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time (tourist permits only allow the addition of one vehicle, while permits for People of Determination rehabilitation centres allow the addition of one vehicle per permit).
  8. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  9. The customer receives the approval through SMS and email.

Through Dubai Now

Obtain a Parking Permit for People of Determination (permanent and temporary)

  1. The customer selects People of Determination.
  2. The customer assigns the “Permit Holder”.
  3. The customer selects the “type of permit”.
  4. The customer enters the required information.
  5. The customer uploads the required documents.
  6. The customer enters 1 main vehicle and up to 4 additional ones, and activates only one at a time.
  7. The customer links the permit to one main vehicle.
  8. The customer receives an SMS with the approval or rejection within 3 working days.
  9. The customer receives the permit through SMS and email.
Average waiting time
  • Website and smart app: instantly
  • Customer Happiness centres: 10 minutes
Validity
  • Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis: 3 years
  • Parking Permit for People of Determination (permanent): 3 years
  • Parking Permit for People of Determination (Temporary): According to the medical report.
  • Parking Permit for People of Determination (tourist): 3 months
  • Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centre (Non-Profit): The validity of the permit expires when the validity of the vehicle ownership expires.
  • Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases: According to the medical report.
What you will get
  • Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis
  • Parking Permit for People of Determination (permanent, temporary and tourist)
  • Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centre (Non-Profit)
  • Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases
Terms and conditions

Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis

  • This permit can be used in paid public parking spaces in Dubai only, excluding those designated for People of Determination or reserved for other categories.
  • The permit can only be used by its holder. Unauthorized people or those who breach the permit’s conditions are subject to fines.
  • The customer can add up to 5 vehicles to the permit, and activate only one vehicle at a time through smart App or RTA website.
  • The permit is electronic and there is no need to print it or display it in the vehicle.
  • RTA has the right to issue fines or cancel the permit if it is misused.
  • The customer can apply through Dubai Now for Parking Permits for People of Determination (permanent and temporary) and Senior Emiratis only.

Parking Permit for People of Determination (permanent -temporary - tourist)

  • The permit is used in Dubai only in parking spaces designated for People of Determination and in paid public parking spaces.
  • The customer can add up to 5 vehicles to the permit, and activate only one vehicle at a time through RTA Dubai App or RTA website (for permanent and temporary permits only).
  • The permit can only be used in the company of its holder.
  • The permit is electronic and there is no need to print it or display it in the vehicle.
  • RTA has the right to issue fines or cancel the permit if it is misused.
  • The customer can apply through Dubai Now for Parking Permits for People of Determination (permanent, temporary, tourist) and Senior Emiratis only

Parking Permit for People With Special Medical Cases

  • The permit can be used in Dubai only, in paid public parking spaces and in parking spaces surrounding the medical facility within a 500m radius, excluding those designated for People of Determination or reserved for other categories.
  • The permit can only be used in the company of its holder.
  • The permit is electronic and there is no need to print it or display it in the vehicle.
  • RTA has the right to issue fines or cancel the permit if it is misused.

Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centre (Non-Profit)

  • The permit is used in Dubai only in parking spaces designated for People of Determination and in paid public parking spaces.
  • The permit is limited to Non-Profit rehabilitation centres in Dubai.
  • The vehicle must be designed for People of Determination according to the approved specifications.
  • RTA has the right to issue fines or cancel the permit if it is misused.
FAQs
  • Question 1: What are the types of parking permits and do they require a medical report to be issued?

Answer 1:There are 6 types of parking permits:

    • Permanent Parking Permit for People of Determination: No need for a medical report if the customer submits a People of Determination Card.
    • Temporary Parking Permit for People of Determination: A medical report is required.
    • Parking Permit for People of Determination Rehabilitation Centers: No need for a medical report.
    • Parking Permit for Senior Emiratis: No need for a medical report.
    • Tourist Parking Permit for People of Determination: No need for a medical report if the customer submits a Valid parking permit for People of Determination from his country of origin issued.
    • Parking Permit for People with Special Medical Cases, for people who need to go to hospital permanently: A medical report is required, along with a proof of residency, or proof of residence or work in Dubai for residents.
  • Question 2: How can a customer below 18 years old activate a secondary vehicle if they don't have a UAE Pass?

Answer 2: To activate secondary vehicles through the website or smart apps, the customer's mobile number registered in his Emirates ID must match the mobile number on his application.

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