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How to Download Tenancy Contract in UAE

For anyone who wants to have a legal stay in UAE, it is necessary to have a valid tenancy contract. This rental agreement binds both the landlord and tenant detailing all the related terms and conditions. It helps in avoiding any legal complications or misunderstandings. So having a tenancy contract is important and it is always good to keep a copy of your contact.

In UAE, different Emirates use different systems to register the tenancy contract.

How to download tenancy contract in Dubai?

Dubai is one of largest emirate and is offering the best services for the tenants. The Ejari certificate is the registered tenancy contract for all the tenants in Dubai. To download there are few methods including:

  • Dubai Land Department (DLD)
  • Dubai Rest App
  • UAE Pass App

How to download Ejari through Dubai Land Department?

  • Go to Dubai Land Department website
  • Click on Download Ejari Certificate on the homepage
  • Select View details
  • Enter Ejari contract number
  • Enter DEWA premise number
  • Tick on the security pop-up box showing “I’m not robot”
  • Click on Download

How to download tenancy contract on Dubai Rest App?

  • Download the Dubai Rest App
  • Go to services
  • Search for Ejari certificate in search bar
  • From the list of options, Select Download certificate
  • Press on Proceed to service
  • Enter the contract number and DEWA number
  • Click on Download

How to download Ejari via UAE Pass App?

  • Install the UAE Pass app
  • Create an account
  • Select Documents from the menu bar
  • Press on ‘+’ icon and select Dubai Land Department
  • Click on Tenancy Contract
  • If the certificate is issued, the UAE Pass App will send you a notification. After that, go to the documents section
  • Select view tenancy contract

This way you could view the contract.

What are the methods to renew tenancy contract in Dubai?

All the tenancy contracts are renewed every year based on the new changes made in the agreement. Whenever the contract is renewed, it is necessary to register the Ejari. The landlords, property managers and real estate brokers are able to renew the Ejari.

Mainly the tenancy contract in Dubai can be renewed through online and offline methods including:

  • Ejari approved typing centres
  • Real Estate Trustee Centres
  • Dubai Land Department website
  • Dubai REST or Dubai Now

Documents required for the Renewal of Ejari Contract

For the Ejari renewal in Dubai, the following documents are required:

  • Original tenancy contract (Unified tenancy contract)
  • Applicant’s original Emirates ID
  • Copy of owner’s passport Emirates ID
  • Copy of title deed of the property
  • Copy of trade license (for commercial properties)
  • Latest DEWA bill
  • Copy of power of attorney(PoA)

How to renew Ejari Offline?

For the renewal of tenancy contract offline, you can visit the Real Estate Trustee Centres or the Typing Centres in Dubai. After visiting the relevant centres, you need to submit the necessary documents and the representatives will verify the details. Once verified, you must make the payment. Within 7-15 minutes the renewed contract will be issued.

How to renew Tenancy Contract Online?

To renew the Ejari contract online, you can use the following methods: Dubai Land Department and Dubai Rest App.

Ejari Renewal via Dubai Land Department (DLD)

  • Login to DLD website using the Emirates ID
  • Fill in the details
  • Upload the scanned documents
  • Pay the renewal fees
  • Click on Submit

Tenancy Contract Renewal through Dubai Rest App

  • Open the Dubai Rest App
  • Select RERA from the Services
  • Click on Contract Ejari Renewal
  • Fill in the details
  • Upload the scanned documents
  • Pay the renewal fees
  • Click on Submit

In both online cases, you will soon get the renewed contract on the registered email.

What is the cost of tenancy contract renewal and registration in Dubai?

The cost of registration and renewal of tenancy contract in Dubai is AED 100. There is an additional knowledge and innovation fee of AED 10 and AED 10 respectively. If you are applying offline via Real Estate Service Centres, a fee of AED 120 is charged. In addition to that there is service partner’s fee of AED 95 plus VAT.

Payment Methods for Renewal and Registration of Ejari

There are 3 payment methods for Ejari Online renewal and registration. They are:

  • Noqodi
  • Cash
  • Credit card

How to download tenancy agreement in Abu Dhabi?

Similarly, in Abu Dhabi to regulate the tenancy related services a system called Tawtheeq is introduced by the Abu Dhabi’s Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT). Unlike Ejari, here all the registration is done by the owners. Only after completing the registration, the contract can be viewed or downloaded.

To view or download, it is necessary for the tenants to create a Smart Hub account. After creating an account, login to the Smart Hub website using your UAE Pass account. If you don’t have UAE Pass account, create one. After successfully logged in, you will be taken to your personal dashboard and there you could view or download the tenancy contract.

How to download tenancy contract in Ajman and Sharjah?

In Ajman, you need to use Tasdeeq system for all the services related to the authentication of rental contracts. For registering and renewing the tenancy contract you can visit the Tasdeeq website. For the offline service, you need to visit the Ajman Municipality. The renewal and registration fee is same for tenancy contract.

In Sharjah, all the tenancy contracts are attested, registered and renewed with Sharjah Municipality. The process can be done by Sharjah Tasheel centres, online website of Sharjah Municipality, registered typing centres and estate agencies. The renewal and registration fee is 4% of the annual rent.

In UAE, for residents or ex-pats to have a safe housing it is important to develop a legalised tenancy contract. After registering the contract by both the tenant and owner, all the services can be accessed through the online platforms. You can view, download or renew it easily. Therefore, a valid tenancy contract is important to reside in UAE.

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