UAE revises car registration and licensing fees

New fees introduced on December 1
A new set of fees for registering, testing and licencing vehicles came into effect nationwide from December 1, according to a decree published in the official gazette.
By Shoshana Kedem
Wed 06 Dec 2017 10:16 AM

A new set of fees for registering, testing and licencing vehicles came into effect nationwide from December 1, according to a decree published in the official gazette.

According to the new fee structure, licencing a vehicle for the first time will cost AED400, while renewing a vehicle licence will cost AED350.

The cost of a technical test for a light vehicle was revised to AED150, while repeating a driving test would set you back AED50.

An inspection report for a simple accident now costs AED500, while the cost of issue for certificate to clear black points from your licence, or from traffic fines, now stands at AED100.

The cost of taking a theory or practical driving test for a new licence is now AED 200, while the cost of setting the appointment for the test costs AED300.

Also listed among the new fees was an AED100 cost for a one-year driving licence, AED300 for a driving test exceeding one year, and AED 600 for a replacement driving licence, and AED400 for a temporary licence.

Sheikh Mohammad issued the Ministerial Decision No. 30 for 2017 on October 4 to regulate traffic services and safety, which was published in the latest edition of the official federal gazette.

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