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The Department of Transport Launches Villa Visitors Parking Permits Using SMS
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018
The Department of Transport Launches Villa Visitors Parking Permits Using SMS

In Abu Dhabi, Saturday, August 11, 2018 – The Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi announced a new service that allows visitors of registered villas to obtain a parking permit by sending an SMS. Villa owners can now request for visitor’s parking permit in two cases:

  1. Permits on occasions:

The owner of the villa should call the Contact Center 80088888 from the registered phone number in the system. DoT will specify the duration of the permit.

  1. Visitors’ permits:

The owner of the villa should send a text message from the number registered phone number on the system. The permit will be valid for 8 hours once the request is submitted between 12:00 am to 8:00 am.

The text message should mention (1) city code and plate code, (2) plate number, (3) sector number and (4) number of hours. For example:

AUH16 222 E19 8

1             2     3   4

Each SMS is be charged according to the tariff of the service providers. Visitors permits is free of charge for nationals and AED 2 for non-locals per hour. Customers can specify the number of hours in the text message.

It is worth to mention that villa visitors’ permits is subject to Mawaqif Rules and Regulations including Ramadan and official vacations. DoT also urges the public to avoid parking their vehicles in prohibited areas and not to obstruct traffic flow.

 

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