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Issuing a national transportation vehicle permit

Issuing a national transportation vehicle permit

About the Service

This service allows establishments to apply for a permit for land transportation (goods or passengers) for the first time to work in the field of activity licensed in the country, which allows international land transportation or between the emirates on roads. (Request to issue an operating card for national vehicles)

Required Documents

The required documents issued by approved authorities require a stamp, taking into consideration that the digital stamp is acceptable.

  • A copy of a valid vehicle ownership (including insurance) or transportation registration papers

Terms and Conditions

  • The applicant must attach a copy of (1) ownership of the means of transport or the registration papers of the means of transport.
  • The activity licensee/agent/branch owner must submit a copy of the operating license for the activity issued by the Ministry.
  • The means of land transport must be equipped with safety measures and meet all technical conditions required by the competent authority.
  • The applicant must attach a valid insurance document that covers the United Arab Emirates, the insurance must cover the following:
    • The means of transportation to be licensed.
    • Driver, assistant and passengers.
    • Civil compensation.

Service Process

  • 1

    Login using UAE PASS account

  • 2

    Fill in the required field and attach the required documents

  • 3

    Apply for the service

  • 4

    Pay the fees

  • 5

    Obtain the service

Expected Time

  • One working day

Service Fees

  • 100AED - In addition to 5 AED per seat for passenger vehicles, 10 AED per ton for the total load of goods transport vehicles. Delay fee if it is not renewed or cancelled within 30 days from the date of expiry (50 dirhams for each month of delay or part thereof, with a maximum of 150 dirhams for each activity).

Target Audience

  • Business Sector

Service Channels

  • MOEI website: 24/7
  • Smart app: 24/7
  • Happiness Service Centers: According to the service center working hours (Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah)


  • Ministry of Interior
  • RTA Dubai

Exceptional Cases



  • Is the customer required to visit printing offices to complete the procedures for applying for land transportation services?

    The customer is not required to visit printing offices. Services are provided through the official channels of the Ministry

User guide

Please check the user guide (PDF) for using the system in order to apply for the service.

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