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Apply for a Commercial Licence Plate

This service enables you to obtain a commercial plate for companies, dealerships and showrooms operating in the field of vehicle trade.

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Companies, dealerships and showrooms working in the field of vehicle trading are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Official letter in Arabic from the company
  2. Trade licence + Copy
  3. Memorandum of Association
  4. List of Partners.
Service fees
  • 150 AED service fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 5 minutes.
Customer Happiness Centres
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Deira

Through Website

  1. The customer logs in using his username and password.
  2. The customer selects the plates.
  3. The customer applies for a commercial licence plate.
  4. The system verifies that the plate number is insured.
  5. The identity of the applicant is verified through the UAE Pass.
  6. The customer settles the required fees.
  7. The customer heads to the Customer Happiness Centre to receive the vehicle ownership and the plates.

Through Customer Happiness Centres

  1. The customer heads to the front desk employee.
  2. The employee sends a link to the customer.
  3. The customer uploads the required documents through the link.
  4. The customer receives the transaction code.
  5. The customer submits the transaction code to the front desk employee to complete the service process, check and electronically sign the application.
  6. The customer settles the required fees.
  7. The customer receives the vehicle ownership and the plate.
Average waiting time
  • 10 minutes.

1 year.

What you will get
  • Commercial plate numbers
  • Ownership card.
Terms and conditions
  • RTA allocates commercial plates for major dealerships that are known in Dubai and also for accredited showrooms in the emirate, to be used for transporting vehicles.
  • The Licensing Agency (LA) specifies the number of plates after studying the request.
  • One person must be authorised to sign on behalf of the company.
  • The company is required to settle all traffic fines before applying for this service.
  • The plate numbers must be used only by the company that owns them.
  • The traders who work for the company must use vehicles that have these plate numbers.
  • The company must apply for a new commercial plate number in case of losing the plates.
  • The plate numbers are owned by the company and not the vehicle.
  • The plate must be insured by a private insurance company.
  • The company must add a Salik tag on the commercial plate.
  • The customer can apply for new plates in case of losing one or both plates after canceling the number through Apply for Cancelling a Commercial Licence Plate service.
  • Question 1: Is it possible for a company with a licence issued in another emirate to obtain commercial plates?

Answer 1: No.

  • Question 2: What is the colour of the commercial plates?

Answer 2: Commercial plates are white with blue lettering.

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