RTA Traffic Fine Check and Payment in Dubai: A Step-by-Step Guide

Last updated on : 29 Apr 2024
11 min read

Dubai is a busy metropolis known for its automobile culture. While most of the time people adhere to the traffic laws laid out by the government, there are unfortunate occasions of innocent traffic violations leading to traffic fines, black points, confiscation of the vehicle and sometimes all three. After a violation, it is important to keep a track of due fines and pay those off as quickly as you can. In this article, we'll explore some reliable sources that you can refer to for checking the fines incurred and the most suitable payment options to clear your dues. Let's dive in!

Method 1: Checking RTA Fines on the RTA Website

The RTA website serves as a primary platform for accessing traffic-related information. Follow these steps to check and pay your fines:

  • Visit the official RTA website (www.rta.ae).

  • Navigate to the ‘Check Your Fines’ tab on the homepage.

  • You will be prompted to enter your ‘Traffic File Number’ and other information if required. 

  • You can review the displayed fines, including details like violation type, date, and amount.

Method 2: Checking RTA Fines on the Dubai Police Website

Dubai Police's website offers a user-friendly interface for checking and paying traffic fines. Here's how you can do it:

  • Access the Dubai Police website (www.dubaipolice.gov.ae).

  • Locate the ‘Services’ tab and select ‘Traffic Services’ or navigate to ‘Fines Inquiry and Payment’ section on the homepage. 

  • Both the options will take you to the Fines Inquiry and Payment page that has a list of tabs like - required documents, service fees, payment method, service channels.  

  • Enter your vehicle information like driver’s license number, vehicle plate number, traffic file and fine number to browse through the listed fines, ensuring to note the violation details and associated penalties.

Method 3: Checking RTA Fines on the Emirates Vehicle Gate

Emirates Vehicle Gate is a convenient platform for checking traffic fines associated with vehicles registered in Dubai. Here's what you need to do:

  • Visit the Emirates Vehicle Gate website (www.evg.ae).

  • Register or log in to your account.

  • Select "Pay Traffic Fines" from the menu to pay fine and look up fine related info.

  • Search for outstanding fines by entering vehicle details, such as registration number and traffic code.

Method 4: Checking RTA Fines on the Ministry of Interior Website

The Ministry of Interior website offers a comprehensive platform to access traffic-related information across the UAE. To check your traffic fines, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Ministry of Interior website (www.moi.gov.ae).

  • Look for the ‘Payment of Traffic Fines’ option on the homepage. 

  • Click on ‘View More’ option to ‘Start Service’ or ‘Register’ if you’re a first time visitor. 

  • After logging in, select the appropriate options to specify Dubai as your emirate and enter your vehicle details.

  • Explore the fines associated with your vehicle, including violation descriptions and monetary penalties.

  • A list of tabs on ‘Payment of Traffic Fines’ page with ‘Service Description’, ‘Execution Steps’, ‘Requirements’, ‘Fee Details’, ‘Payment Method’ can be referred to for obtaining additional information.

  • You can also use the Dubai Police app to pay off your traffic fines in Dubai. 

Paying Off RTA Fines in Dubai

Once you’re aware of how to check traffic fines using the different platforms, it’s important that you settle them promptly. You can refer to the following payment methods supported by most of the platforms listed above:

Online Payment: Most platforms, such as the RTA website, Dubai Police website, and Emirates Vehicle Gate, offer secure online payment options. You can pay fines using credit or debit cards (Visa Mastercard), following the instructions provided on the respective websites.

Mobile Applications: You can consider downloading mobile applications like DubaiNow, RTA Dubai, or Dubai Police, which allow convenient fine payments via your smartphone. These apps offer a seamless interface and facilitate multiple payment options.

Smart Kiosks: You can visit RTA customer happiness centers or other authorized kiosks across Dubai. These self-service machines accept cash and card payments, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

By following the step-by-step process outlined in this guide, you can easily check and pay your RTA fines in Dubai through multiple platforms. Remember, prompt payment is key to driving peacefully. 

Here’s a complete list of RTA Dubai traffic violations and fine levied against each one of them.

 

S. No
Offense
Fine amount (in AED)
Black points
Vehicle confiscation period

1

Driving in a way that poses danger to driver's life or lives, and safety of others

2000

23

60 days

2

Driving in a way that harms public or private properties.

Decided by court

23

60 Days

3

Driving under the influence of alcohol

by court

23

60 Days

4

Driving under the influence of narcotic, psychotropic or similar substances.

Decided by court

24

60 Days

5

Driving a vehicle without number plates

3000

23

90 Days

6

Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that poses danger to the driver's life or lives and safety of others.

3000

-

-

7

Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that causes harm to public or private properties

3000

-

-

8

Jumping a red signal by heavy vehicles

3000

-

-

9

Heavy vehicle driver causing his or another vehicle to overturn.

3000

-

-

10

Heavy vehicle not abiding by lane discipline.

1500

12

-

11

Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that poses danger to others

2000

6

-

12

Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that causes harm to the road

2000

6

-

13

Heavy vehicle prohibited entry

1000

4

-

14

Falling or leaking of a heavy vehicle's load.

3000

12

-

15

Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and transport vehicles

500

-

-

16

Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and tractors without permission from licensing authority

1500

-

-

17

Failure to raise exhaust pipe in trucks

1500

-

-

18

Not covering trucks' loads

3000

-

-

19

Failure to abide by loading or unloading regulations in designated areas

1000

4

-

20

Overtaking from a prohibited place by trucks.

3000

-

-

21

Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with security and safety standards.

2000

6

-

22

Driving against traffic.

600

4

7 days

23

Entry from a prohibited place.

1000

8

7 days

24

Driving a noisy vehicle

2000

12

-

25

Driving a vehicle that causes pollution

1000

6

-

26

Driving a vehicle without insurance.

500

4

7 days

27

Driving an unlicensed vehicle.

500

4

7 days

28

Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country except in permitted cases.

1000

4

-

29

Driving a vehicle on a different license

400

12

-

30

Driving a vehicle with an expired driving license.

500

4

7 days

31

Driving a vehicle with an expired registration.

500

4

7 days

32

Driving a vehicle that doesn't comply with safety and security standards.

500

-

-

33

Driving a vehicle that is unfit for driving.

500

-

-

34

Driving a vehicle with one number plate.

400

-

-

35

Number plates with unclear numbers.

400

-

-

36

Driving below the minimum speed set for the road (if any).

400

4

-

37

Sudden swerving

1000

4

-

38

Reversing dangerously

500

4

-

39

Using a hand held mobile phone while driving.

800

4

-

40

Any other distractions.

800

4

-

41

Jumping a red signal by light vehicles.

1000

12

30 days

42

Jumping a red signal by motorbikes.

1000

12

30 days

43

Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/h

2000

12

30 days

44

Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 80km/h

2000

12

30 days

45

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/h

1500

6

15 days

46

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/h

1000

-

-

47

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/h

700

-

-

48

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/h

600

-

-

49

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/h

300

-

-

50

Failure to follow traffic policeman instructions.

400

4

-

51

Overtaking from hard shoulder.

1000

6

-

52

Entering road dangerously

600

6

-

53

Overtaking in a prohibited place

600

-

-

54

Running away from traffic policeman man (light vehicle)

800

12

30 days

55

Running away from a traffic policeman by ( heavy vehicle)

1000

16

30 days

56

Causing death of others

by court

23

60 days

57

Causing a serious accident or injuries.

by court

23

30 days

58

Failure of a light vehicle driver to stop after causing a minor accident.

500

8

60 days

59

Failure of a heavy vehicle driver to stop after causing a minor accident

1000

16

60 days

60

Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in front seats

400

-

-

61

Failure to provide a child car seat for children under 4 years old

400

-

-

62

Failure of driver to fasten seat belt

400

4

-

63

Failure of passenger to fasten seat belt

400

4

-

64

Failure to leave a safe distance

400

4

-

65

Entering a road without making sure it is clear

400

4

-

66

Not giving way to emergency, police and public service vehicles or official convoys

3000

6

30 days

67

Parking cars in front of fire hydrants

1000

6

-

68

Parking in spaces designated for people with special needs.

1000

6

-

69

Stopping on the road for no reason.

1000

6

-

70

Stopping on the yellow box.

500

-

-

71

Parking on the left side of the road in prohibited places.

1000

-

-

72

Stopping at pedestrian crossings

500

-

-

73

Parking behind other cars and blocking their way.

500

-

-

74

Taxis which have designated pickup areas stopping in undesignated ones.

500

4

-

75

Stopping the vehicle on a road junction or curve.

500

-

-

76

Not securing vehicles while parked.

500

-

-

77

Parking in the wrong way.

500

-

-

78

Parking in a way that poses danger to passersby.

400

-

-

79

Parking in a way that interrupts pedestrian movement.

400

-

-

80

Parking on pavements

400

-

-

81

Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicles without permission.

500

-

-

82

Exceeding permitted level of tinting.

1500

-

-

83

Tinting a vehicle not allowed to be tinted.

1500

-

-

84

Not giving way to pedestrians on pedestrian crossings.

500

6

-

85

Failure to abide by traffic signs and instructions.

500

-

-

86

Littering from vehicle windows while driving.

1000

6

-

87

Placing signs on the road in a way that causes harm to the road or interrupts traffic.

500

-

-

88

Modifying engine or chassis without permission.

1000

12

-

89

Rubbernecking and crowding at traffic accidents scenes.

1000

-

30 days

90

Using vehicles for undesignated purposes.

300

4

-

91

Transporting passengers illegally.

300

24

-

92

Transporting inflammable or hazardous materials without permission.

3000

24

30 days

93

Transporting passengers in a vehicle that is not licensed for this purpose.

1000

4

60 days

94

Exceeding passenger limit by a passenger transport vehicle.

500

4

-

95

Failure to take road safety measures during vehicle breakdown.

500

-

7 days

96

Failure of motorcyclists to wear helmets.

500

4

-

97

Failure of passenger to wear helmet.

500

4

-

98

Expired tires

500

4

7 days

99

Failure to use indicators when changing direction or turning.

400

-

-

100

Failure to give priority to vehicles coming from behind or the left side.

400

-

-

101

Failure to get the car tested after carrying out major modification to the engine.

400

-

-

102

Failure to get the car tested after carrying out major modification to chassis.

400

-

-

103

Failure of a light vehicle to abide by lane discipline.

400

-

-

104

Poor condition of car lights

400

6

-

105

Poor condition of indicators.

400

2

-

106

Poor condition of rear lights.

400

2

-

107

Failure of pedestrians to abide by traffic signals.

400

-

-

108

Pedestrians' crossing from undesignated areas.

400

-

-

109

Failure of a school bus driver to activate STOP SIGN or abide by traffic rules.

500

6

-

110

Driver's failure to stop when school bus's STOP SIGN is activated.

1000

10

-

111

Using three-wheel or more leisure bikes on the road.

3000

-

90 days

112

Driving on lanes designated for taxis and buses except in permitted cases.

400

-

-

113

Participating in a motorcade without permission except in permitted cases.

500

4

15 days

114

Changing vehicle color without permission.

800

-

-

115

Towing a car or a boat without permission.

1000

-

-

116

Failure to abide by safety and security standards in towing a car or a boat.

1000

-

-

117

Poor condition of trailer's rear or side lights.

500

4

-

118

Absence of trailer's rear or side lights.

500

4

-

119

Interrupting traffic in any other way not specified in this table.

500

-

-

120

Turning from undesignated areas.

500

4

-

121

Turning in a wrong way.

500

4

-

122

Loading a light vehicle in a way that poses danger to others.

500

4

-

123

Loading a light vehicle in a way that poses danger to the road.

500

-

-

124

load or protruding load from a light vehicle without permission.

500

4

-

125

Dropping or spilling load from light vehicles

500

-

-

126

Illegal use of commercial number plates

500

-

7 days

127

Driving at night without lights.

500

4

-

128

Driving in foggy weather without lights.

500

4

-

129

Driving in foggy weather in violation of concerned authorities' instructions.

500

4

-

130

Using horn or car sound systems in a disturbing way.

400

4

-

131

Driving at residential areas, educational zones, hospitals in a way that endangers others' lives.

400

-

-

132

Not carrying a vehicle registration card.

400

-

-

133

Using driving learning vehicles in prohibited times and areas.

400

-

-

134

Teaching driving in a car that is not labeled as a learning vehicle.

500

-

-

135

Teaching driving in a car that is undesignated for this purpose without permission from the licensing authority.

500

-

-

136

Teaching driving without a license.

500

-

-

137

Not carrying a Driving Learning permit while training.

300

-

-

138

Failure to hand over driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the first traffic violation.

1000

-

-

139

Failure to hand over driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the second traffic

2000

-

-

140

Failure to hand over driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the third traffic violation.

3000

-

-

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