RTA offers 25% discount on 3-digit plates, holds special auction for Plate: 9

January 2, 2016 11:32 am

The Licensing Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is offering tomorrow (Saturday) a 25 per cent discount on 150 three-digit number plates bearing several codes namely “G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q”.

The price set for plate is AED199,999 and the sale continues until stock lasts. A special online auction will be held next Sunday for licensed number plate traders where a full range of Plate 9 will be auctioned.

“This initiative is taken in response to the needs of a wide spectrum of customers interested in grabbing distinguished plates or trading in them,” said Sultan Al Marzooki, Director of Vehicles Licensing, RTA Licensing Agency. “RTA is keen on providing a variety of services that boost customers’ confidence in its distinct initiatives adding to their satisfaction. Therefore, we feel it is part of our duty to encourage people to obtain distinguished plates which are offered via several channels, namely: RTA portal (www.rta.ae), customers’ service centers, service providers, auto dealers, and the smart app (drivers & vehicles),” he continued.

“The RTA always seeks to deliver services through smart apps, and the discount on 3-digit plates is part of this practice, especially as number plates are hugely popular amongst various spectrums of the community. The customer can finalize the entire buying process online as the RTA is keen on integrating all related services in the smart apps. Such efforts are part of our government’s drive to transform Dubai city into the smartest city in the world, epitomize RTA’s first strategic goal (Smart Dubai) in terms of communication, integration, and assist in the management of information with the community,” added the Director of Vehicles Licensing, RTA Licensing Agency.

Al Marzooki also noted that a special auction would be held on Sunday (December 27) for those licensed by the RTA to trade in number plates. The auction will be exclusive for selling a full range of Plate 9 comprising two, four and five-digit plates as follows: U-99, Q-9999, and P-99999. Holding these exclusive auctions is intended to suffice the wishes of traders interested in buying distinguished plates, besides encouraging more people to engage in trading of number plates, which will accordingly improve this profession.


AMEinfo Staff
By AMEinfo Staff
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