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Dubai: Any driver in the UAE is deeply aware of how much it costs to go over the stipulated speed limit of the road or forget to pay for parking. Traffic fines in the UAE are an essential way through which authorities ensure the safety of motorists and commuters. If, through bad fortune or sheer bad driving skills, you do happen to rake up a few fines, here are the different ways in which you can pay them.

Online payment

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You will need a credit or debit card to make payments through a website. The Ministry of Interior offers the service on its website but individual emirates also have their own websites that you can use to pay fines that you have received within the UAE. Here is a list of all the official government websites that allow payment of traffic fines:

Ministry of Interior

Abu Dhabi Police

Dubai Police

Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority

Apps

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The following apps can also be used to pay traffic fines:

  • Ministry of Interior – MOI UAE
  • Abu Dhabi Police
  • Dubai Police
  • RTA Dubai
  • DubaiNow

Customer service centres

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Here is a list of all the police stations that you can approach if you would like to make your fine payment:

Abu Dhabi

  • Abu Dhabi - Cars world
  • Abu Dhabi Courts Premises
  • Al-Madina Police Station
  • Al-Rahba Police Station
  • Alruda Police Station
  • Beniyas Police Station
  • Capital Police Directorate
  • CID Directorate Building -AL Muror next to Abu Dhabi Men's College of Technology
  • Customer Service & Happiness Center Abu Dhabi Traffic
  • Department of Information Technology and Communications
  • Drivers and Machinery Licensing Service Centre - Diplomatic Corps
  • Drivers and Machinery Licensing Service Centre - Main Premises
  • Drivers and Machinery Licensing Service Centre - Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi
  • Drivers licensing Service Centre, Emirates Driving School
  • External Areas Traffic Department-Beniyas- Happiness Center Abu Dhabi Traffic
  • Federal Punitive and Reformatory Establishments Department
  • Forensic Evidence- AbuDhabi
  • Heavy Vehicles Licensing Service Center- Aman Building - Musafah
  • Khalidya Police Station
  • Khalifa Police Station
  • Light Vehicles Licensing Service Centre - Taxi Regulatory Centre
  • Light Vehicles Licensing Service Centre/Safety Building - Abu Dhabi
  • Light Vehicles Licensing Service Centre/Safety Building - Musafah
  • Madinat Zayed Shopping Center - Gold Center - Security Permit Section Office
  • Musafah Police Station
  • Safety Building
  • Safety Building - Al Samhah station
  • Security Information Department
  • Security Inspection Department k9 - almuror branch
  • Sha'abya Police Station
  • Social Support Center - Abu Dhabi
  • Strategy & Institutional Development Center
  • Taresh office
  • Weapons and Explosive Department - Main Branch Bani Yas
  • Yas Police Station

You should contact a station that you wish to visit, before making the visit. For a list of the contact number and location of each station, click here.

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Abu Dhabi Police Call Center
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Dubai

  • Nad Al Sheba Police Station
  • Naif Police Station
  • Muraqqabat Police Station
  • Al Barsha Police Station
  • Rashidiyyah Police Station
  • Hatta Police Station
  • Rifa'a Police Station
  • Jabal Ali Police Station
  • Qusais Police Station
  • Bur Dubai Police Station
  • Smart Police Station - CityWalk
  • Smart Police Station - La Mer
  • Smart Police Station - Last Exit - Khawaneej
  • Smart Police Station - Arabian Ranches
  • Ports Police Station

For the exact locations and contact numbers of each station, click here.

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Dubai Police Call Center
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Sharjah

  • Al Buhairah Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Gharb Comprehensive Police Station
  • Wasit Comprehensive Police Station
  • Industrial Area Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Hamriya Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Sajja Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Dhaid Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Madam Police Station
  • Maleeha Police Station
  • Al Thameed Police Station
  • Al Batayh Police Station
  • Khor Fakkan Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Nahwah Police Station
  • Kalba Comprehensive Police Station
  • Wadu Al Helu Police Station
  • Dibba Al Hisn Comprehensive Police Station
  • University City Comprehensive Police Station
  • Al Suyoh Comprehensive Police Station

For the exact locations and contact numbers of each station, click here.

Payment machines/kiosks

There are also several payment machines across the UAE that enable users to pay for traffic fines. These could be from any of the following authorities:

  • Ministry of Interior
  • Traffic department
  • Police authority
  • Municipal authority

Over the years, services across the UAE have become increasingly automated and centralised, which enables users to access services like payment of fines from any of the authorities above.

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What about the discount I am entitled to?

When you log in to any of the smart systems, you will be given the amount you need to pay in fines. If a discount has been announced by the police authorities of an emirate, the new price will be reflected here.

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But, what happens if you need to renew your car’s registration and you would like to avail a discount as well? Speaking to Gulf News earlier this year, Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, chief of Dubai Police, said: “Individuals can go to registration centres and decide whether or not to pay traffic fines immediately. Individuals can choose the amount of fines they want to clear. However, if they don’t commit a traffic offence, they don’t have to pay anything till February 2020.” You can read the full report here.

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Are there any fines I cannot pay online?

Yes, there might be cases in which the violation has received black points. Read up on all the 139 traffic violations in the UAE here

If you have received a black point/s you would need to present your driver’s licence so that the black points can be registered on the licence. While you may need to visit the traffic department in such cases, some emirates have started offering the service online, with users expected to key in their licence details to pay the fine online.