How to Apply for a Temporary Parking Permit for People of Determination in Dubai
The Government of Dubai has introduced many social support services for People of Determination to ensure their easy accessibility. One of such services is the free parking facility with convenient access. The Emirate’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has integrated services for People of Determination. Whether it’s moving around the city using public transport, driving or parking for a Person of Determination, RTA has tailored services for each sector.
When it comes to parking facilities across the city, People in Determination in Dubai have access to dedicated parking spaces by RTA. These parking spaces are free only if you have a permanent or temporary parking permit for People of Determination.
Here is a complete guide on how to apply for temporary parking permit for People of Determination in Dubai. With this permit, you can use the designated parking spaces across the Emirate.
TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION IN DUBAI
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION?
Citizens and residents with special needs can apply for RTA temporary parking permit for People of Determination.
WHERE TO APPLY FOR TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION?
Before applying for any of the parking permits, make sure you have acquired your valid RTA driving licence. For a temporary parking permit for people of determination by RTA Dubai, you can apply through any of the following mediums:
- RTA Dubai website
- Customer Happiness Centres located in Umm Ramool, Al Manarah and Al Twar
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO APPLY FOR RTA TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION
Here is a list of documents that you need to submit when applying for temporary permit for People of Determination through the RTA website:
- Citizens have to submit a copy of valid Marsoom or a copy of Emirates ID, whereas expats need to submit a copy of their residence visa and passport copy.
- Original People of Determination card which is issued specifically by the Ministry of Community Development or Community Development Authority’s issued Sanad Card or a Medical report (not more than 6-months old).
If you are applying through any of the mentioned RTA Customer Happiness Centres, you will be required to submit all the documents listed under the RTA website. Besides, proof of Dubai citizenship in case of nationals or the vehicle registration number will be required in addition to all the documents.
It is worthwhile to note that you can only apply for a permit if the vehicle is registered in Dubai.
HOW TO APPLY FOR TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION IN DUBAI
If you are applying for a temporary parking permit for people with special needs through the RTA website, this is how the process flows:
- Log in to the RTA website.
- Select from the services section ’Temporary Parking Permit for People of Determination.’
- Fill out the form and upload the required documents.
- Approval or rejection of application notification is sent via SMS after 5 working days.
- On approval, you will receive the parking permit free of charge via courier.
Whereas, if you are applying through the designated Customer Happiness Centres, then you only need to submit the required documents at the centre to a representative. The average process time is just five minutes.
The validity of the temporary parking permit depends on the medical report. Also, it is worthwhile to note that you can use this permit only in Dubai and not in any other Emirate. Besides, when using the designated parking space, the temporary parking permit holder must be in the vehicle to avoid any penalty. Other than this, you can also apply for a permanent parking permit for People of Determination. To apply for this permanent one, you don’t need to provide a medical report, a People of Determination card is acceptable.
Given the driving facilities for People of Determination in the UAE along with free and designated parking spots, if you wish to get your own car, then enrol in a People of Determination driving course in Dubai. You can easily get your driving licence after completing the course and buy a new or used car in Dubai.
Stay tuned to UAE’s popular auto blog for more information on People of Determination related services across the UAE and a lot more.