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Apply for a Road Closure Permit for a Public Event

This service enables you to obtain a permit to close roads in Dubai to organise a public event, in cooperation with the Event's Security Committee. The permit doesn't allow road closure for any other purpose, such as tent installation for the public, or contracting works in the ROW, or road projects.

Governmental authorities and private companies are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Detailed layout showing as existing conditions with the roads requested to be closed, alternative roads, and traffic diversions as per Dubai Work Zone Traffic Management manual approved in Dubai, considering all safety measures.
  2. NOC from all concerned parties (depending on the parties participating in the event organisation).
  3. Approval from Dubai Sports Council for sports events.
Service fees
  • 200 AED
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 3 working days.
RTA Departments
  • RTA Headquarter - Ground floor
  1. The customer submits the application at RTA HQ - Mail room - Ground Floor.
  2. RTA reviews the application and calls the customer for a meeting.
  3. The customer settles the required fees.
  4. The customer receives the permit from the ROW department.
Average waiting time
  • 5 minutes.

The validity varies according to the condition and the type of the application.

What you will get

Road Closure Permit for a Public Event

Terms and conditions
  • The Inspection Department at the Right of Way has the right to issue a warning or a violation ticket against companies that use a part of the road without having a permit.

This service has no FAQs.

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