A few days ago it was published in newspapers that Government has banned a particular type of Number Plates. The government has confiscated thousands of cars since that time because of number plate violation. In this article, we shall explain how to change a number plate in Saudi Arabia. Recommended: Old Vehicle Registration Plates are no more valid in Saudi Arabia
It is important to mention here that the process to replace a stolen car registration plate in Saudi Arabia is different from the procedure explained below. We have discussed it in detail in this link. Recommended: Procedure to replace stolen vehicle registration plate in Saudi Arabia
Required documents to change the Saudi Number Plate
You need to go to the Maroor or Traffic Police office along with the following documents;
- Make sure you carry original as well as copies of all the below documents.
- Traffic police will give you a form to fill. This form needs to be filled in Arabic.
- All the following documents need to be attached with the form.
First of all, you will have to make sure that you have valid Fahas or MVPI (Motor Vehicle Periodic Inspection). In case you don’t have valid MVPI, you will have to follow this procedure. Recommended: Procedure to pass Fahas in Saudi Arabia
You need to have valid Istamara or car registration to change the Saudi number plate in Saudi Arabia. In case your car registration or Istamara is not valid, you will have to follow this procedure. Recommended: How to Renew Istamara Online?
Valid Car Insurance
You need to have valid car insurance. The minimum requirement is third party insurance. However, if you have comprehensive insurance, you can also submit its copy to the traffic police. Recommended: Auto Insurance in Saudi Arabia
The fee to change the Saudi Number Plate
You will have to pay the fee to change a KSA number plate in Saudi Arabia i.e. SR 100. You can pay it through SADAD or take help of some agents who sit near the office of the traffic police station.
The collection of the new Saudi Number Plate
After submitting all these documents, they will ask you to come after one week to collect the new KSA number plate. They will also issue you one token as a receipt of the documents.
If you have already gone through the process and this article needs amendment, please don’t hesitate to drop a comment below with your suggestion.
Source: Riyadh Traffic Police