Dubai stands as a perfect example of living a rich life. Regarded as a land of luxury, the region covers the mesmerising beaches, The Seven-Star Hotel ‘Burj Al Arab’, Gold SUV, Palm Islands; it covers all. The land is looked upon as a luxury destination, and the inhabitants of Dubai has a unique way of defining luxury. Travelling stands as one of the serves to be one of the essentials after visiting Dubai. Be it local or foreigners, travelling for a birthday party or a business meeting, you can find them opting for a smart and luxurious move by travelling in a Limousine, which is considered to be a sign of high-standard and lavish life.
Why Limousine in Dubai?
Dubai is also one of the busiest tourist-spots when it comes to tourism. In 2018, the count of international visitors reached a peak of 15.92 million, which has made Dubai as the World’s 7th most visited city and is expected to attract 25 million visitors for Expo 2020, coming up. Transportation at this peak time is essential, and it can be covered either by hiring a car or renting a limousine. This increases the chance for investors to invest in a limousine business and generate huge profits by renting the car to tourists for multiple occasions. If you are planning to invest in Dubai, then investing in a limousine business turns out to be a profitable business. However, before you initiate for the same, you need to hold a limousine license.
How to Get a Limousine License?
Once you have reached the edge of confirmation regarding business setup in Dubai, dealing with limousine business, it is to be noted that the Government of Emirates is strict when it comes to law and regulation. You need to build up a good network with the drivers and take care of the essentials of obtaining a legal driving license. There are a series of steps to be followed to obtain a license which is sketched below:
The first thing to be done is to hold the essential documents that need to be presented to the Government Authorities, which includes:
- Passport holding the resident stamp, and having at least a validity of six months
- No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer
- 8 Passport size photographs
2.Pass Eye Test
In the next step, an eye test is to be verified from a certified external optician, without which the license will not be provided.
3.Submission of Documents
The documents mentioned above need to be submitted to the Road Transport Authority (RTA) Department. In case if you have applied from a driving school, the school will hand-over the documents.
4.Receive Temporary License
Once the documents are approved, a temporary license will be issued by the RTA. During the practice tenure, it is expected to carry the temporary license all the time.
5.Apply for Theory Test
Once the practice gets over, you need to apply for the theory test, which consists of 35 questions and will be conducted in one of the 5 authorized driving schools. The fee charged for the theory test will be AED 200. It is to be noted that you need to carry relevant ID Proof, 2 Photos and Temporary License.
6.Apply for Road Test
The next step is to apply for a road test for which a specific date will be assigned. While appearing for the test, you should fill a form and present passport, driving file, 2 passport photos that are to be presented at the RTA license section of your driving school along with a fee of AED 200.
7.Collect the Approval Certificate
The final step is to collect the approval certificate if you pass the test. To collect the test file, you need to submit a valid ID along with AED 100. The entire set of documents along with the test file will be processed, and within 15 minutes, your driving license will be issued. On the other hand, if you fail the test, you need to relearn and avail for 7 more lessons at the driving school and re-appear for the theory test.
How to Register for a Limousine Business in Dubai?
In the next move, if you want to set up a business in Dubai, then you need to go through the following steps:
1.Decide Your Company Name
Your first move should be to decide an appropriate name for your business and then proceed towards the company registration process of your company.
2.Draft the Memorandum and Articles of Association
The next step is to draft the Memorandum and Articles of Association which stands as a concrete document that is required for company establishment process. These documents are to be notarized at the Department of Economic Development (DED).
3.Initiate the Registration Process
The entire set of documents are to be submitted to the Registry in the right order that will undergo a verification process accordingly.
4.Collect the Establishment Card
Once verified, the Ministry of Labor will issue the establishment card which needs to be collected
5.Register the Workers with Ministry of Labor
Last but not least, the final step is to get your workers registered with the Ministry of Labor.
The entire company setup process in Dubai turns out to be an easy one if it is initiated with the help of business consultants. Professional experts are well-aware of the legal rules and can make the process much easier for you. We at Business Setup Consultants are here to help you in this process. Our business experts provide customized solutions according to your business needs. If you hold any query, our business experts hold an answer for it. To have a word, contact us-we’d be glad to assist.