How to Contest a Traffic Fine in UAE: Complete Guide for 2024

Last Updated on July 9, 2024 by Vadim

Learn the process to appeal traffic tickets in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and other emirates. Find out how to dispute incorrectly issued fines through official channels.

Abu Dhabi

  1. Visit Abu Dhabi Police e-complaints portal:
  2. Select “Objection to a traffic violation”
  3. Enter personal and vehicle details
  4. Explain reason for contesting
  5. Attach relevant images
  6. Submit and await review


  • Visit General Directorate of Traffic headquarters in Al Barsha or nearest police station
  • Call traffic department: 04 6993555
  • Submit complaint in person

Note: This process is for traffic fines, not RTA parking or public transport violations.


  • WhatsApp Sharjah Police Traffic Department: +9716 5177555
  • Use MOI UAE app:
    1. Download and sign in with UAE Pass
    2. Tap “Help” > “Complain”
    3. Enter violation details and reason for dispute


Use Ajman Police app:

  1. Sign in with UAE Pass
  2. Tap “Smart Services” > “Traffic Services” > “Objection on traffic penalty”
  3. Enter fine details and reason for objection
  4. Attach relevant images
  5. Submit request

Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah

Use MOI UAE app:

  1. Download and sign in with UAE Pass
  2. Tap “Help” > “Complain”
  3. Enter violation details and reason for dispute

Remember, each emirate has its own process for contesting fines. Always provide clear evidence and explanations when disputing a traffic violation.

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