MAWAQiF, the parking sector of the Integrated Transport Centre specializes managing and organizing parking spaces in Abu Dhabi Emirate. MAWAQiF developed a parking management program that provides sustainable solutions aimed at ensuring a more accessible and less congested city. This initiative supports Plan Abu Dhabi 2030 to place Abu Dhabi as one of the leading world capitals.

MAWAQiF inspectors monitor the sectors where the system is implemented to enforce the parking law (No.18 year 2009) and take appropriate measures and offer advice and consultancy about the related services and regulations.

Parking Impound Area


Karama area - Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street - Eid Prayer Hall (previously)

Working Hours

24 hours

Parking Tariff in Impound Area:

Towing and impounding fees will be calculated against vehicles violating Law No 18 of 2009 the Regulation of Vehicles Parking
management in Abu Dhabi Emirate and its executive regulations as follows:

100 AED per day starting from the date of impounding the vehicle for the first month
500 AED per month for extra months afterwards until the car is freed or sold in an auction
500 AED AED 500 paid once to cover transport and towing fees

How to free an impounded vehicle:

The customer should visit one of the customer’s service centres located in the impound area and submit the following documents:

A copy of the Emirates ID or license of the impounded vehicle’s owner

(in case the owner’s name is different, a first-degree proof should be submitted or who legally represent the owner)

Vehicle ownership card

Impound Duration

In case the impounded vehicle was not freed by the owner within 6 months, it will be transferred to be sold in the auction according to the procedures determined by DMT.

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