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23 April 2024

RTA to auction plates online on Feb 23

By Staff

Through its 38th online auction, the Licensing Agency at Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), is offering an array of distinctive four and five-digit number plates bearing codes J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q and R.

Registration for the auction started last Wednesday and bidding will open on Tuesday, February 23.

Sultan Al Marzooki, Director of Vehicles Licensing at RTA’s Licensing Agency, said: “The forthcoming online auction includes numerous four and five-digit plates of various codes, which would be interesting to a large segment of the community. The auction is anticipated to attract the participation of number plate enthusiasts, especially those interested in

obtaining them online where they can select & buy their fancied numbers in a hassle-free environment.

“The success of this sort of auctions enhances the online services of the Department, and helps the team develop other new e-services for the smooth processing of transactions in a transparent manner living up to customers’ satisfaction.”

“Participation in the auction is open through a variety of channels either through RTA portal (www.rta.ae), or visiting any customer service center in Dubai for assistance in completing the formalities of registration & participation in the auction. The potential bidder is required to deposit

Dh5,000 as a security before the start of the bidding by means of credit card, cheque or cash. The deposit is refundable after the auction in the same method it was deposited,” explained Al Marzooki.

He stated that a team at RTA Call Center had got all information about the auction to reply to any queries from the public as regards the participation in the auction or payment of the deposit, by dialing 8009090.

“The success of previous online auctions prompts us to hold recurrent auctions as we are seeking to maximize customers’ satisfaction by offering fair chances and a transparent environment for obtaining their fancied number plates,” said Al Marzooki.