The UAE Ministry of Interior (MOI) provides an online service where you can check the accident history of a vehicle. You’ll need the cars Chassis number (VIN). Then visit the MOI website.
1. Vehicle Test: vehicle inspection for cars older than 3 years old
2. Insurance Renewal: Insurance must be valid for another year.
3. Clear Fines: Must pay outstanding fines linked to the vehicle.
4. Renewal:You can renew the registration through the Abu Dhabi Police website, Tamm or MOI mobile application.
5. Receive Registration Card: If renewing online or via the app, the registration card will be mailed to you. If renewing at a physical service center, you may be able to get it immediately.
Ideally, you should pay off the remaining loan amount to the bank first. Once the loan is cleared, the bank will issue a clearance certificate and notify the Traffic Department that the car mortgage has been released. Then you can proceed and sell the car after that.
Identifying a GCC spec car is simplified by a distinct sticker or metal label adhering to the region’s standards. Commonly found on the B-pillar—specifically, the panel between the front driver’s door and the rear left door—this GCC specification sticker quickly validates the car’s origin.
The engine number field on the vehicle registration card (Mulkiya) displays “NIL,” instead of the engine number.
You can sell a Dubai-plated car in Abu Dhabi if:
· The car’s registration is active (not expired).
· The car’s registration card (Mulkiya) confirms it’s not under a mortgage.
The tires of a vehicle should not be older than 5 years from the manufacturing date to pass the annual inspection test.