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How To Setup Limousine Rental Business in Dubai


Dubai is well-known for attracting visitors from around the world. Tourists come to Dubai to enjoy the beauty of the place and spend relaxed and luxurious moments. Dubai Tourism Strategy 2020 was launched back in 2013 with a goal to attract more than 20 million visitors a year by 2020. The aim is to make Dubai the first choice of leisure or travel for people.

Dubai is a place of attraction with its iconic structures like the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Palm Island, Global Village, Dubai Frame, Miracle Garden etc. Over the past 20 years we have seen Dubai grow from a desert to be one of the most attractive tourist spots in the world.

Starting a Limousine Business in Dubai

Dubai is ranked as the 7th most visited places in the world. Considering this as an advantage, many investors look for obtaining a limousine license in Dubai. The market for some of the industries in UAE can never be considered as seasonal in the case of hotels, large business entities or private entities.

Steps for Obtaining the Limousine License in Dubai

The activity description for this license is as below:
Luxury Motor Vehicles Services
Activity Code: 4922004
Activity Group: Transport, shipping and storage
License Type: Commercial
Activity Description: Includes firms specialized in providing passenger transport by luxury motor vehicles within or outside cities or as per order

    1. The documents required are as below:
      • Passport copy and visa status
      • NOC if required
      • Photographs
    2. Obtain an Eye Test

Its mandatory to have an eye test passing certified by an external optician to obtain this license.

    1. Approval from RTA

The documents along with the eye test result needs to be submitted to the RTA Authority for the approval upon receiving the approval from RTA they will issue a temporary license to practice and has to be carried all time while practicing the same.

    1. Applying for the theory and the Road test

The RTA will conduct a theory test which consists of 35 questions and the fees for the same will be AED 200 later on the Road test will be assigned on a specific date and the candidate will need to be present for the test along with an applicable fees of AED 200.

    1. Collection of the Approval certificate

After the successful completion of the test the certificate needs to be collected by paying a fees of AED 100 and the driving license will be issued. If in case you fail the test then the candidate will need to reappear for the same.

How To Setup Limousine Rental Business in Dubai

Registration of Limousine License in Dubai

  1. Tradename Reservation
  2. Applying for the Memorandum of Association through the Notary Public
  3. An office is required of at least 225 sq feet
  4. Approval from Road & Transport authority(RTA)
  5. Submission of business setup plan considering the financial liability of project as required by RTA
  6. An amount of AED 5 million* needs to be shown to RTA as fund availability
  7. Mandatory to start the business with minimum 30 vehicles
  8. Upon issuance of the license the shareholder needs to sign an agreement with RTA for operating

Cost for the Issuance of License for Limousine Rental Business in Dubai

  1. License Fees Approx. AED 15000-18000 plus 5% annual rent as market fees
  2. RTA Approval fees will be applicable subject to change

This blog is written by Ms. Florine, Director (Client Relationship) at Flyingcolour Business Setup in Dubai, Accounting & Tax Services in Dubai & across UAE . Feel free to call us for more info regarding setting up a limousine rental business in Dubai or anywhere across UAE. You can also send your inquiry to info[at]flyingcolour[dot]com or call +971 4 4542366.

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