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EJARI (Tenancy Contract Online Registration)-Dubai



  • A tenancy contract original is required to be submitted there which has to be signed by both the parties.
  • A passport copy and also a Visa page of the tenant.
  • DEWA latest bill or Registration deposit bill has to be submitted too.
  • Mobile number or fax of tenant should be given.
  • Shop/Unit/Villa/Flat Number should be given. In short, address should be given in detail.


  • Tenancy contract (original) is required to be submitted along with the signatures of both the parties.
  • Trade license copy or initial approval and name reservation certificate should also be submitted along with the rest of the documents.
  • DEWA latest bill or Registration Deposit Bill has to be submitted too.
  • Passport copy of tenant/license owner/partner should be attached.
  • Contact person's name and mobile number has to be submitted too.
  • Complete address of residence and shop should also be given.

Renew Ejari Every Year:

One cannot skip a year in Ejari. If somebody didn’t do Ejari at the previous year, they need to pay for the renewal the next time they do it.

Plot Number should be written on the Tenancy Contract. Otherwise, Title Deed (Land ownership Certificate) or Municipality Affection Plan is required.

Registration Fee:Dh215

Ejari Cancellation Required Documents: 

  • Passport copy of the previous tenant/emirates ID.
  • Previous Ejari certificate.
  • Previous tenancy contract.
  • Final DEWA bill.
  • Landlord's emirates ID
  • NOC letter from the landlord

Fee: Dh40


One is allowed to reprint their EJARI Registration Certificate if they know the Certificate number and DEWA Premise number.

Personal: Ejari application will be accepted only from Tenant or PRO (with authorization letter).

Company: Ejari application will be accepted only from Owner/Partner/Manager or PRO (with authorization letter.

What is a rent calculator?

The Land Department of Dubai government has launched a website where they grant the people a rent calculator for the public to access.

It resembles the look of an index which was designed and prepared to calculate and also to look after the rent costs which includes the size, area and the services the place offers

It has been made available for the public for the easy access of the people in Dubai.

What is EJARI?

EJARI stands for “rent” in Arabic. Ejari is a system that is governed by RERA to make registration of rental / lease agreements easy and accessible to Owners and Real Estate Management Companies of various categories. The Ejari system provides a full portfolio of services beyond registering the initial lease agreement. Renewals, cancellations, transfers and terminations can all be logged.

What is Premises number and where can I get it from?

Premises number is a 9 digit identification code provided for each unit of the building. First three digits (community number) represents the first part of your plot number. Premises number is found on the door of each unit fixed by DEWA. 

NOTE: EJARI registration cannot be done if the Tenancy Contract is issued from other emirates (e.g. Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman etc.). In that case, the contract has to be attested from concerned Municipality/Land Department and attach Electricity Bill.

Municipalities in different Emirates:

  • Sharjah Municipality
  • Ajman Land and Property Department
  • Abu Dhabi Municipality (Tawtheeq)
  • Al Ain Municipality
  • Fujairah Municipality



Q) It is in my understanding that I should pay less than or equal to DH 260 whenever I plan to renew my flat, but my agent asked me to pay DG 1000-1500 for renewal. Moreover, I was asked to pay DH 250 to paint my apartment while I had been living there for a year now. I went to the police station regarding this and they asked me to pay DH 150. Is this rule also applied in Dubai?

A)Any landlord or an agent is not allowed to increase the rent without the approval of the Rent Committee. A tenancy contract should be renewed on the exact rules unless the parties mentioned on the contract disagree. If the parties do not agree, the increase must be approved by the Rent Committee.

Moreover, on one hand, while the law forces a commitment upon the proprietor to hand over the property in great condition, then again, the law obliges the inhabitant to deal with the rented property. No individual, including the operator or proprietor, is permitted to force a fine or choose the estimation of harm without acquiring a legitimate decision from the Rent Committee. On the off chance that the state of the paint is ordinary and goes under typical wear and tear, it is the landowner's duty. Else, it will be your duty.


It is qualified to note here that in the event of debate amongst you and the landowner with respect to its condition, the question ought to be alluded to the Rent Committee.


On the off chance that you are not restoring your occupancy contact in Dubai, educate the proprietor in composing 90 days preceding the expiry of the agreement.

It is the duty of the inhabitant to advise the proprietor in composing no less than 90 days preceding expiry date of the tenure contract expressing that he isn't willing to recharge the occupancy contract. Article 13 and Article 14 of the Law No. 33 of 2008 with respect to 'Correcting a few arrangements of Law No. 26 of 2007 Regulating Relationship between Landlords and Tenants in the Emirate of Dubai' (the "Rental Law") expresses the arrangements in regards to recharging a tenure contract.

Article 13 of the Rental Law expresses that "To renew occupancy contract, proprietor and endless supply of the tenure contract may change any of the agreement terms or survey the lease whether by increment or reduction. In the event that the gatherings don't achieve an understanding with respect to this, the Committee may choose reasonable lease considering the principles alluded to in Article No. 9 of this Law."

Further, Article 14 of the previously mentioned Law peruses: "If either gathering of occupancy contract wishes to alter any of its conditions according to Article 13 of this law, at that point he should inform the same to the next gathering at the very least 90 days before expiry date, except if the two gatherings concurred something else." Therefore the previously mentioned provision might be deciphered, as one gathering will advise the other party at least 90 days preceding expiry date of agreement with respect to non-reestablishment of tenure contract. It is obvious that you have followed multi-month see if your agreement states so. Anyway, you have not given the proprietor 90 days' notice.

In the event that the landowner declined to discount the security store or acknowledge your notice, you may consider approaching Rental Dispute Committee at the Land Department of the Emirate of Dubai. In accordance with the same, the able gathering at the Land Department may accept the last approach the debate amongst you and your proprietor.


Q) Is it permitted to charge for stopping separately?

A) After the underlying three years, my landowner has been expanding the lease (10%) for as long as two years. This year additionally now at reestablishment time the land organization has expanded the lease by 10 for each penny (according to Rera just 5 for every penny can be expanded for the current year). Aside from this they are requesting that we pay Dh4,000 moreover as auto stopping charges for each auto, regardless of whether it's solitary one auto for every occupant (Total = Increased lease + 4000). A year ago they put in new cameras and new stopping boundaries in the building and charged us DH 2,000 for the sake of stopping charges.

I would exhort that you should first check your occupancy contract on the off chance that it states stopping to be furnished by the proprietor alongside the flat. In the event that it says so then you illuminate the landowner that stopping is comprehensive in the lease sum and along these lines no charges ought to be required for stopping.


In accordance with your inquiry, it might be noticed that for straightforwardness and managing the rents in Dubai, the Land Department, Government of Dubai, have made an arrangement for a lease mini-computer. This rental number cruncher is a file composed and arranged to decide and screen the rents remembering certain components, for example, the area of the property, the measure of the flat and offices it offers. You have said that as per Rera rules, the rental increment in regard of your loft might be affected by up to a greatest of 5 for each penny on the current lease, however, your proprietor is demanding a 10 for every penny rental increment this year. In accordance with the same, you may consider influencing your landowner so as not to expand lease by 10 for every penny this year, as the RERA rules endorse a most extreme benchmark of 5 for every penny rental increment for the condo; if the rental charged is inside the range recommended on the RERA lease adding machine. Notwithstanding, should your landowner decline to acknowledge this, you may consider to approach RERA, and record a protest against your proprietor in regard to the over the top rental increment. In accordance with the same, the skilled gathering at RERA may accept the last approach the question amongst you and your landowner.

| Modified: August 19, 2018 | Author:

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