Dubai Economy, represented by the Commercial Registration and Licensing Sector, has achieved outstanding results for the `` Automatic Renewal '' service for commercial licenses during the first half of 2019, where it completed 34,250 automatic renewal transactions, which constitutes 47% of the total renewal transactions (73,404), which confirms the sustainability and competitiveness of the business in the Emirate of Dubai. Automatically renewed licenses were distributed by activity, led by commercial activities (25,071) by 73.2%, professional (8,237) by 24%, industrial activities by 2.2%, and tourism by 0.6%.

The auto-renewal service is part of the efforts to implement the Dubai Paperless City Strategy by 2021.This service is an opportunity for different categories of customers to complete their transactions and pay the required amounts without the need for paperwork, which helps to increase customer satisfaction and facilitate their transactions. Time to get it done smoothly in Dubai.

Through the "Automatic Renewal" service, the process of renewal of commercial licenses is simplified and developed in just two steps and in less than two minutes.You can send a text message with the license number to be renewed to the number 6969.Payment authorization is sent via text message to the customer. Charges at any manual or electronic payment outlet, via the link provided in the text message.

The Automatic Renewal service is a text message to Business License holders informing them of the date of renewal of licenses (one week before the license expires), the channels for obtaining the service, and how to automatically complete the renewal procedures. The service covers more than 2,200 commercial activities, equivalent to 99.8% of commercial licenses and all legal forms in the Emirate of Dubai. Through the automatic renewal service from DED, customers can renew the license for more than one year and a maximum of 4 years, provided that the lease is valid. If renewed for more than one year, the number of years is added in the text message, for example: (License Number - Number of Years ). The company site should be the same as last year.

The report issued by the Commercial Registration and Licensing Sector showed that limited liability companies topped the list of legal form of automatically renewed licenses, numbering (23,316), followed by individual institution (7,500), and civil works (1,698). Legal forms also included a limited liability company - one person (LLC), a branch of a company based in another emirate, a branch of a foreign company, a branch of a company / corporation based in a free zone, a branch of a Gulf company, a joint venture, a simple recommendation. , Private Contribution, Public Contribution, Government Liaison Office.

According to the distribution of economic activities for the automatically renewed licenses during the first half of 2019, the report showed the most prominent commercial activities as follows: General Trading activity, followed by Perfume and Cosmetics Trading, Ready Made Garments Trading, Gift Trading and Painting Works Paints "," Watches and Spare Parts Trading "," Textiles and Textile Trading "," Floor and Wall Tiling "," Carpentry and Flooring "and" Sanitary and Fittings ".

Customers can pay for the automatic renewal service via online payment through the Dubai Economy website, DED Business Smart App, or the second generation e-Dirham. They can also pay cash or checks through authorized service centers and the following banks: Commercial Bank of Dubai, Noor Bank and Afaq Finance, as well as direct debit through the customer's own account through Commercial Bank of Dubai, Dubai Islamic Bank, Mashreq Bank, "Emirates Islamic".

All license holders need to update their personal data with the Dubai Economy, so that the registration and licensing sector team can provide services more effectively, as the sector seeks to follow the approach of good leadership in sustainability and competition, and strengthen the mechanisms used in conducting business activities. In the Emirate of Dubai by following the latest technology and smart programs that are in line with the highest standards followed globally.

There are 4 of RTA's economic activities, which are not covered by the advanced auto-renewal service: Public taxi passenger transport, luxury passenger car rental, car rental and non-emergency passenger transport services, and two activities of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Promotion: Internal and external trips. The auto-renewal service includes all licenses that share another license the same location.

Dubai Economy is working closely with the concerned authorities in the Emirate to harness all the efforts and capabilities that ensure the development of strategies into effective application and facilitate the procedures of transactions and trade licenses in Dubai, to enable the application of best practices in the work methodology and improve the procedures of trade licenses, which is a key factor in the competitiveness of business And sustainability.