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Classify a hotel establishment

Classify a hotel establishment

All hotels must apply for classification in order to operate in Dubai. To understand how to apply for classification follow the simple steps listed below.

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Document requirements
Initial approval from DED, passport copy of the license holder, a land map copy, Dubai Municipality building completion certificates, trade name certificate
Hotel owners, hotel management companies, investors and operators
Fees vary depending on hotel category, star rating and total number of units
Processing time
Applications will be processed within one business day
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