Transferring car ownership in Dubai is easy. This is a guide to buying and registering your car in Dubai after you transfer car ownership from a private seller.

How to transfer car ownership in Dubai

Do you plan to sell your car to another resident in Dubai? Transferring car ownership in the emirate of Dubai is easy.

Buyers must first be UAE residents. Next, you need to check on the Dubai Police Website for any unpaid tickets for traffic violations. All pending dues must be cleared. This is to be done without any delay. Lastly, the papers in a file, including Registration Certificate (or RC book/card), updated Insurance, Hyphothecation letter or clearance certificate, pollution certification and your bank statements.

Required documents

The following documents are mandatory for the transfer. So also they are most essential to initiate the proceedings.

  • Original copies of your passport
  • Dubai driving licenses
  • Insurance, although in some cases the old policy can be transferred
  • All bank documents
    “No Objection Certificate” if the car is financed through the bank thus allowing the transfer of car ownership
  • Old registration card (test at the traffic department in case it has expired)
  • Original license plates

Once the above papers are ready, the procedure is simple and straightforward, which is given below:

Transferring car ownership

  • Get the car testing done in Dubai traffic department
    Or Tasjeel eppco Emarat Shamil or Wasel Car Testing.
  • Fill in the form and pay the required fee amount
    (The seller of the car may have to pay any outstanding fees.)
  • Put up the new plates on your car.

Finally, mail a copy of the registration card to your finance and insurance company.

Webapp.melltoo.com and usedcarsinuae.com are great apps to find new used cars in Dubai and the UAE in your own area at your own budget.

Download Melltoo mobile app in your city and browse the car ads for free. Sellers post their cars with supporting pics and description.
Melltoo has a review and chat system which allows you to interact with buyers and sellers (if you’re a buyer)) in a safe, private environment. If you’re not buying through the app, you can browse the vehicle or car model you intend to buy and simply check the prices to get a more informed idea about prices.

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Transferring car ownership in Dubai is easy. This is a guide to buying and registering your car in Dubai after you transfer car ownership from a private seller.
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