Ejari is Arabic word which means ‘My Rent”. It’s an electronic registration system accessible through the web and exclusively design to execute the legal requirement as well as the vision and mission of establishing a strong regulatory system. According to (RERA) Real Estate Regulatory Authority, the system of Ejari initiated on 14th March 2010 under the Provision of law no 26 of 2007. The law states that all rental contracts (residential and commercial) for properties in Dubai have to be registered through the Ejari portal. This system built to protect landlords and tenants rights in the emirates.
Ejari tenancy contract acts as a evidence of the validity of the tenancy and creating transparency if any dispute should arise. Landlord cannot increase the rent more then the allowed limit when it its come to renew the tenancy / lease contract in Dubai. This is the complete tenancy registration process Where DEWA (Dubai electricity and water authority) details will also be incorporated. It means that Ejari has made the
Whole process much easier for both the parties.
Ejari registration process
The registration process can be done through Ejari online portal after issuance of tenancy/lease contract through the approved centers.
Ejari registration Dubai documents
- Tenant’s Passport
- Tenant’s Emirates I’d
- Tenant’s UAE Visa
- Tenancy Contract
- Landlords Passport
- Latest DEWA Bill
- Tittle Deed of the rented Property
- For commercial entities Trade License and tenancy / lease contract also required.
Ejari fees in dubai
Ejari Govt fees in Dubai is AED 172.50 inclusive of VAT (as of July 2019). Once the Ejari registration completed you will get the official Ejari Contract. The total cost will be AED 220 including Govt. Charges and agency fee inclusive of VAT.
Why is Ejari important
The Ejari system provides a full portfolio of services, registering the initial lease agreement, cancellations and renewals. Ejari is important for tenants as it helps them to renew residency visa for their family members. Ejari will also be mandatory for all new and renewal of company registration in Dubai. Ejari certificate is important for both the tenant and landlord in case of any dispute. It record everything officially like the amount of rent which has been agreed upon both the parties. Ejari need to be renewed every year.
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