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Apply for construction permission

Apply for permission for construction activities

DTCM approval is required when preparing to build a new hotel property or converting or enhancing an existing building into a hotel. Send your application using the dedicated form on the portal.

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Document requirements
Landowner passport copy, Land map copy, Land title deed, Dubai Municipality Completion Certificate (for conversion projects only)
Service users
Hotel owners, investors and operators
Price
100AED plus 10AED innovation fee and 10AED knowledge fee
Processing time
Response within one business day
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