traffic fine in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah | How to appeal

In the United Arab Emirates, contesting traffic penalties is a simple procedure; here's a detailed how-to.

Have you ever felt that a traffic fine you received was unfair? Even with the UAE's incredibly effective traffic control system, infrequent mistakes made by humans or machines may result in unfair fines. Officials are aware of this oddity, and every SMS that people get regarding traffic fines contains a link for drivers to voice their concerns.

In the United Arab Emirates, disputing traffic fines is a simple procedure that applies to all emirates. This is a comprehensive guide on how to challenge a traffic fine in the United Arab Emirates.

Participating in Dubai

Online contestation of a traffic fine imposed by Dubai Police is not permitted. It is necessary to file the complaint in person.

  • To make a complaint, drivers must go to the General Directorate of Traffic headquarters located in Al Barsha.
  • To report something, locals can go to the Dubai Police station that is closest to them.
  • In addition, drivers can file a complaint by contacting +971-4-606-3555; however, a formal complaint must come after.
  • For further information, contact the traffic departments of Deira Traffic (04/6063555; opposite terminal 2) and Barsha Traffic (04/3111154).

Opening a dispute costs money, but if you win, you get your money back. If you lose, you'll have to cover the expense of the dispute as well as the traffic fine.

Residents also raise the complaint on the Dubai Prosecution website (
Residents also raise the complaint on the Dubai Prosecution website (

Guidelines for filing a fine object on the prosecution's website:

  • Complete the application form with all necessary information.
  • All necessary information must be entered, and the necessary attachments are copies of
  1. the penal
  2. ID Emirates
  3. chauffeur's license
  4. automobile license

The application and any attachments are reviewed by the Traffic Prosecution, who then decides whether to accept or reject the request. If the request is approved, the applicant must appear in traffic court.

Contesting in Abu Dhabi

You can file an objection on the Abu Dhabi Police website at if you have received a fine from the Abu Dhabi traffic department.

— Choose the option labeled "Objection to a traffic violation."

— Complete the form with all the necessary information:

  • Call name
  • Gender, Email, and Cell Number
  • ID Emirates
  • Type of Complainer
  • Fine Amount
  • Fine Font
  • Category of Plates
  • Plate Origin
  • Plate Number, to name a few

Choose your desired time for an Abu Dhabi Police callback.

Give a detailed explanation of your objections to the traffic fine.

Add any pertinent photos.

After filling out the form, select "Submit."Abu Dhabi Police will withdraw the complaint if it is determined to be suitable. Alternatively, they might get in touch with you to ask further questions.

Contesting in Sharjah

Drivers in Sharjah can use WhatsApp to reach the Sharjah Police Traffic Department at +971-6-517-7555 in order to contest traffic fines.

You can use the MOI smartphone app on both Apple and Android phones to dispute a Sharjah traffic fine.

Make use of your UAE Pass account to access the app.

Press Help, then file a complaint.

Provide a justification for your desire to appeal the traffic fine and click "Submit."

The fine will be refunded if your complaint is found to be true.

competing in Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah, and Ras Al Khaimah

You can file a complaint about a fine you received in Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah, or Ras Al Khaimah using the Ministry of Interior app, which is available for both Apple and Android phones.

Log in using your UAE Pass account.

After selecting Help, file a complaint.

Provide the specifics of the infraction together with a justification for the reversal.

The traffic department has the authority to accept or reject the appeal based on the evidence presented.

Participating in Ajman

You can file an appeal using the Ajman Police website or app if you disagree with the traffic penalty in Ajman.

To log in, use the UAE Pass account.

Press the traffic service icon, then the objection icon for the traffic fine.

Add the incident facts, such as the type of infraction and ticket number.

After that, provide a justification for your objection, include any pertinent photographs, and submit.

If your account of events is approved, Ajman Police will consider the appeal and reverse the fine.

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