License Modification at DM

Change of Partner/Owner/Name/Activity/Manager/Technical Staff

Incase of any changes in License information, the following procedures to be completed at Dubai Municipality through online.
Click here for the list of activities controlled by Dubai Municipality.

Type License modification form of Economic Department (DED) and submit at the counter to get Transaction number.

Fill online application of Dubai Municipality. The following documents are required:

  • Copy of Trade License
  • Trade Name reservation/activity certificate (incase of Trade Name/activity change)
    Copy of passports of the new partners in case of changing partners, of the new manger in case of changing the manger or the new service agent in case of changing the service agent. 
  • In case of changing partners and the partner is local: Copy of the Nationality/Jinsiyya (Required for locals).
  • In case of changing partners: An obligation letter to take the responsibility of the completed projects and under progress projects. 
  • In case of changing partners, NOC from the sponsor for expatriates. 

Note: No need NOC for Visit and Tourist visa holders. Visit visa holder can change status inside country. But Tourist visa holder must exit and enter again to get Investor/Employment visa.

If the requirements are fulfilled, online application will be approved within 3 working days. Approval will be sent online to the applicant and to Economic Department. Go to Economic Department along with approval and previous transaction print. Copy of Tenancy Contract also required if the license renewal required. Tenancy Contract must be valid minimum for 3 months.

Payment Voucher will be ready in two working days and can be printed through DED website.

Make payment through online or at DED counter and receive the License.

Dubai Municipality Call Centre: 800 900