Special two, three, four and five digit number plates went under the hammer on Saturday fetching Dh27.751 million at the Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) 95th distinguished number plates auction. Among the top draws wereR13 that went for Dh2.92 million and H33 fetched Dh2.82 million, while O69 and W999 went for Dh1.68 million and Dh1.4 million respectively. The auction had 80 unique number plates for the taking, with the likes of S66666 winning a bid of Dh680,000 and O6666 going for Dh560,000. COURTESY RTA Image Credit:

Dubai: Three hundred distinctive number plates with four and five digit codes will be sold in the Roads and Transport Authority’s 59th Online Auction next week. Registration for bidders starts Sunday, February 2, and a week later from 8am on Sunday, February 9, bidding begins and continues for the next five days. Plates on offer in this auction bear codes A and B, and then I through to U. This will be the first auction of the New Year.

Selling licensing plates in this auction is subject to a 5 per cent VAT. Each bidder is required to have a Traffic File opened in Dubai, submit a security cheque amounting to Dh5,000 made to the RTA, and pay an un-refundable subscription fee of Dh120. Payment can be made at Customers Happiness Centres in Umm Al Ramool, Al Barsha or Deira. Payment can also be made by credit card via (www.rta.ae) or the Dubai Drive app.

More more information call toll-free on 8009090.