Renewal License

Renew Business License

Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) has a commitment to saving time and energy when creating and renewing business licenses. Its processes are being continually upgraded to maximize​ efficiency and encourage ease of business. You can apply online to get your license renewal.

Renewing your business license consists of three steps: ​​

STEP 1 Ensure the validity of you r tenancy co ntract

  • At the time of renewing your business license, your tenancy contract must be valid.
  • Should your tenancy contract require renewing, please ensure that it is attested by the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Ejari).​

STEP 2 Collect activity-specific licensing approv als (if required)

If your business falls under he following activities, then you need to acquire ​RTA’s approval:

  • Taxi Services (602201)
  • Taxi Services (602201)
  • Luxury Motor Vehicles Services (602207)
  • Car Rental (711105)
  • Non-emergency transport services (602209​)
  • Out Bound Tour Operator (630411)
  • In Bound Tour Operator (630412​)

STEP 3 Apply for license renewal

Now that you have completed the steps above, you need to submit the required documents through various approved application channels: With the aim of providing a high standard of customer service, DED has launched the Auto Renew service. Send an SMS with your license number to 6969. Renewal Fees will be generated automatically and a payment voucher will be sent to the mobile number. Customer can pay online or offline through authenticated payment channels​. DED will send a copy of the renewed license to the customer through SMS and registered email address.