Bidders to Register for Number-Plate Auction in Dubai

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Staff Writer, TLR

Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00


Bidders, to register for, number-plate auction in Dubai

'Super' number plates Q 22 and Z 31 are among the 100 fancy car plates available in the auction.

The 108th open auction of Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on December 18 will feature 100 premium number plates.

There are two, three, four, and five-digit plates available, with “Super Plates” (Q 22) and (Z 31). The auction will begin at 4.30 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Al Habtoor City.

Plates are coded K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z. In addition, there is a plate for vintage vehicles and another for motorcycles.

Interested bidders can register for the auction on the RTA's website, the Dubai Drive App or at any of the RTA's Customer Happiness Centres in Umm Al Ramool, Deira or Al Barsha.

The sale of licence plates is subject to a 5% VAT. Each bidder must have a traffic file in Dubai and deposit a security cheque in the amount of Dh25,000 payables to the RTA. Bidders must also pay a non-refundable auction fee of Dh120 at any RTA customer satisfaction centre by using credit cards.

Seats are limited and bidders will be given priority. It is recommended that one pre-registers for the auction. Registration will also be available in the bidding hall beginning at 2 p.m.

RTA will take all precautionary health measures at the auction venue in collaboration with hotel management to ensure the health and safety of participants. The RTA has also issued a statement that encourages participants to follow the UAE's safety measures.