Exporting A Vehicle (International)

Before exporting a vehicle to another country or emirate, UAE vehicle registration must first be cancelled by the owner in person. If the vehicle has never been tested by the RTA, or if the registration has expired, the vehicle must be inspected prior to export to ensure that the chassis (body) number corresponds with the engine number. 

Prerequisites

  • Vehicle has no outstanding fines or loans
What to bring
  • Vehicle registration card
  • Resident ID
  • Passport copy of person who will receive the car in other country/emirate (if applicable).
  • Settlement of loan certificate from finance company (if applicable).
  • Fees: Dhs.120 vehicle test fee; Dhs.10 transfer to another individual fee; Dhs.10 typing fee; Dhs.60 blue temporary licence plate fee (if applicable).

Procedure

  • EPPCO Tasjeel or Emarat Shamil, or other RTA testing centre.
  • Take the vehicle for an export test.
  • Remove the licence plates and pay the test fee.
  • If the vehicle passes, you will receive a test result certificate.
  • Go to the designated typing counter to apply for vehicle registration cancellation.
  • Go to the Dubai Traffic Police counter and submit the registration card and form, temporary insurance certificate and licence plates.
  • Pay any outstanding fines.
  • Registration is cancelled.
  • You will receive blue temporary licence plates which must be mounted on your vehicle. These are valid for a maximum of 14 days for overseas exports.
  • You will receive a transfer document (export form) in the buyer’s name.
  • Cancel your insurance and Salik account.
  • Finally, take the vehicle to a shipping agency, along with the transfer document and vehicle documentation, and pay the required shipping fees.

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