Frequently Asked Questions
When you purchase a vehicle it is compulsory to get it registered at the Road and Transport Authority (RTA).
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It means we MyCompleteAutoServices.com will come to you and get the process done. If required, MyCompleteAutoServices.com representative will pick your car from your doorstep, get the required process done and return the car back to you at your doorstep known as our Pick-Up and Drop-Off Facility
All brand new and second hand vehicles must be registered after they’re bought. In order to arrange the registration they have to be tested before the registration.
First Renewal Test for brand new private light vehicles is after 3 years. After this time, the testing should be repeated every year.
- Renewal tests for vehicles that are more than 3 years old must be performed every year.
- Renewal tests for all commercial and heavy vehicles must be performed every year.
- The vehicle has to be tested before the export if the customer wishes to export the car with the number plates.
- If a vehicle was damaged in an accident, it has to be tested after it is repaired.
- The vehicle test can be performed up to six months prior to the expiry of the vehicle registration.
- If a vehicle fails the test, a re-test must be performed within 30 days of failure of any above test.
For registration renewal, the registration renewal vehicle test can be performed up to 6 months before the expiry of vehicle registration. The test must be performed no later than 1 month after expiry of the vehicle registration in order to avoid penalties.
Thanks to our advanced testing equipment average time for performing a vehicle test is less than 6 minutes for light vehicles. The average end to end service time ranges from 3 minutes to 25 minutes, depending on the volume of the customers. MyCompleteAutoServices.com will perform all the procedures regarding the inspection of your vehicle and there is no need for you to wait and waste time.
- Clean vehicle.
- Clean license plate number.
- Remove underside cover, if present.
- Make sure the safety triangle, spare wheel and fire extinguisher (as applicable to your vehicle category) are in a visible/accessible location.
- Make sure you have prior approval from RTA for all stickers and/or advertisements.
A comprehensive insurance policy will cover you against your own loss or damage as well as third party property damage. Loss or damage could result from an accidental collision, fire, burglary, external explosion, self-ignition, lightning, theft and any malicious act by a third party.
Third party liability policy is the basic coverage that is mandatory as per the UAE law and it covers death or bodily injury to any third party/person as well as property damage caused by the insured’s vehicle. The policy does not cover damage/loss to the insured vehicle.
The general registration period of your car is 12 months. However, road and traffic authority (RTA) provides a grace period of 1 month to complete the annual registration process. The grace period is also covered in the policy.
If you opt for agency repairs, you can get your vehicle repaired at the manufacturer’s authorized workshop in case of an accident. In the case of non-agency repair, your vehicle can be repaired at any of the authorized garages of the insurance company.
If you got into an accident and want to claim for the damages incurred, get the police report and contact insurance company as soon as you can and inform them about the accident. The insurance company will ask to take your car to the workshop for assessment and provide you with a reference number for your claim. The workshop will then give an estimated cost of repair which needs to be approved by the insurance company. Upon approval, the garage will contact you when your vehicle is ready for pick up.
This depends on the insurance policy terms and conditions. Some of the insurance covers have named drivers policy.
The off-road cover will be only included for vehicles with off-road capability. Sports utility vehicle will not have this clause mentioned in the policy.
According to Road and Transport Authority, it is illegal to drive without having a car insurance. You are required to get your car insured only then it can be registered.
Car insurance depends a lot on your driving history. Motorists with traffic violations or have caused serious accidents generally receive higher quotes compared to others with no traffic violation.
The price for your insurance is determined by your driving history, type of vehicle and the type of insurance cover etc.
General insurance coverage depends if it is listed in your schedule. The geographical area commonly included in the policy cover includes Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. This option is only available with comprehensive insurance and in the case of third party liability, the cover is required to be purchased separately.
You are only eligible to get car insurance quote if you are holding valid UAE license. Although you can convert your foreign licence to valid UAE if you are holding licence of any of these countries: GCC countries, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, Vatican City. After this you are eligible to apply for a quote.
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