The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the Vehicle Status Certificate, which includes the main and historical data of the vehicle, in order to increase the awareness of the car buyers and help them avoid fraud and deception, as well as provide a distinguished level of services that are appropriate to the level of the Emirate of Dubai.

Sultan Al Marzouqi, Director of Vehicle Licensing Department, Licensing Authority, said: “The launch of the Vehicle Status Certificate is a new and distinctive addition to vehicle licensing services. This service provides customers with detailed and important data about the condition of the vehicle, insurance history and validity, vehicle owner history, vehicle condition during the annual inspection process, and other relevant information.

RTA Vehicle Status Certificate

Required Documents & Eligibility
There are no required documents to use this service but you need a VIN number. Companies and individuals may use this service by RTA.

How to Use Vehicle Status Certificate
Visit the link provided above and follow these simplified steps:

  1. Enter the chassis number of the vehicle.
  2. The owner of the vehicle receives a confirmation code as a text message (this step is required to comply with RTA privacy policy).
  3. The owner enters the received code.
  4. The customer/owner checks all details pertaining to the vehicle.
  5. The customer is required to settle the service fees by credit card.
  6. The customer receives the certificate from the website or through email.

RTA Data Privacy Policy
This service is subject to approval by the owner of the vehicle by sending a text message containing the use of the code to ensure data privacy, then the buyer can obtain service number to enter “VIN” of the car in question, then the buyer will be notified if it’s possible for RTA to provide him with the detailed report and car history in exchange for A sum of 100 dirhams per certificate.

Imported Cars Status
The service also includes used vehicles from abroad, where web and online connection with some international companies such as CARFAX America, and the European AUTO DNA services, to collect information on vehicles that are imported to the country from the continents of America, Europe and Asia, so we can provide the client whatever like need to know about any vehicle that may come from outside the UAE for an additional fee.