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24 April 2024

ESMA's approval must for registering imported used vehicles

By Wam

The Ministry of Interior announced that as of May 1st, registration of imported used vehicles will be subject to a conformity letter by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA), verifying compliance with the new regulations on import of used vehicles.

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of Traffic Coordination at the Ministry of Interior urged all importers of used vehicles to apply for the conformity letter for the vehicles before registering them at the different licensing departments in the UAE.

He added that the new regulations had been circulated to all licenising departments across the UAE, saying that it will further enhance safety of the motorists and minimise accidents.