Dubai: Renew your car registration and avoid a Dh500 fine in just 3 steps
Drivers in Dubai have a one-month grace period before their vehicle registration expires, during which they are not fined.
Renewing vehicle registration in Dubai:
However, exceeding this period incurs a monthly fine of Dh35. Driving with expired registration results in a Dh500 fine, 4 black points, and a seven-day vehicle impoundment.
Renewal Process for Vehicles Over 3 Years Old
For vehicles aged three or more years, renewal involves a physical inspection. Motorists are advised to clear pending fines before visiting the RTA testing center for a 12- to 25-minute inspection. Following inspection, renewal and inspection fees are settled, and owners receive the certificate via SMS, email, self-service machines, or delivery services with separate charges.
List of Testing Centers in Dubai
Several testing centers cater to the vehicle renewal process:
- Al Qusais Tasjeel
- Barsha Tasjeel
- Al-Warsan Tasjeel
- Jebel Ali Tasjeel
- Hatta Tasjeel
- Al Tawar Cars Testing
- Tasjeel Discovery Gardens
- Al-Aweer Tasjeel
- Tasjeel City, Arabia
- Tasjeel Motor City
- Al Satwa AutoPro Center
- Al Mankhool AutoPro Center
- Al-Adheed Shamil
- Muhaisna Shamil
- Nad Al Hammar Shamil
- Shamil Al Qusais
- Al Mumayaz Vehicle Testing, Aswaaq Mizher
- Al Mumayaz Vehicle Testing, Al Barsha Mall
- Wasel Vehicle Testing: Al Jaddaf
- Wasel Vehicle Testing, Arabian Centre
- Wasel Vehicle Testing: Nad Al Hammar
- AG Cars Vehicle Testing Centre, Deira
- AG Cars Vehicle Testing: Al Mamzar
- Al Mutakamela Center, Al Aweer
- Al Mutakamela Center, Al Quoz
- Tamam Vehicle Testing
- Al Yalayis Vehicle Testing
- Tajdeed Vehicle Testing
- Quick Registration Vehicle Testing Centre, Seih Shuaib
Renewal Process for Vehicles Under 3 Years Old
Vehicles less than three years old enjoy a smoother, digitalized renewal process.
- Use the RTA website or Smart App to initiate renewal, entering the necessary vehicle details.
- RTA verifies insurance and existing technical inspections.
- Settle fees through online transactions.
- Receive the certificate via SMS, email, self-service machines, or delivery services using Mahboub Chatbot.
Ensuring a seamless renewal experience requires adherence to these guidelines, facilitating responsible and hassle-free vehicle ownership in Dubai.