The service of managing , monitoring or locating vehicles or other mobile bodies like containers or equipment using Geographical positioning systems (GPS) over telecom system or networks.

licensing/authorization is granted through the TRA, under decision no.(80/2013)(Issuance of Regulation on the Provision of Automated System for Vehicles Management Service).


Application Procedure:

After providing all the required document mentioned above, TRA will internally process and evaluate the application with a maximum period of 30 days.
If the TRA rejects the application, the applicant has the right to complain to the TRA CE within 60 days and TRA has to process his complain request within 30 days.
If the applications found to comply with TRA's requirements, a provisional approval is issued to allow the applicant to establish the system . The applicant can also apply for type approval to the TRA. The provisional approval is valid for 90 days.
The applicant has advise TRA after establishing the system and server.
After that TRA will advise the applicant to pay RO 80/- for inspection purpose.
After the inspection and if the system is found to comply with TRA's requirement, TRA will issue advise for payment of RO 50/- for the Authorization, which is valid for 30 days .
After the applicant provides TRA with a proof of payment, the Authorization is issued.

Validity of Authorization:

Authorization is valid for 3 years, and is renewed automatically with the same issuance fees, unless the authorized files a cancelation application 30 days before expiry.


  • Application Fee:RO 30/-.
  • Inspection Fees:RO 80/-.
  • Authorization Fees:RO 50/-.
  • Reissuance Fees (in case of loss, amendments or waiving to other parties):RO 10/-.
  • Renewal fees: RO 50/-.
  • Delay in renewal fees: RO 10/- (for every 30 days).

Required Documents:

As per article 3 of the Decision 80/2013, the applicant has to complete the following :

  1. Duly filled application form
  2. Valid copy of:
    • ID card or passport.
    • Commercial Registration Certificate.
    • Certificate of Affiliation in Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
    • Authorized Signatories Signatures Specimen.
  3. Technical Description and illustrating Diagram of the proposed system.
  4. Plan/Description on the applicant preparation to fulfill the obligations.
  5. Copy of the Bank receipt of 30/- OMR (Application Fees.)

Main Conditions:

  • SMS center, cell centers, server and other equipment used to manage the system and the vehicles tracking and managing Data shall be located inside the Sultanate. It is prohibited to send reeled data to outside Oman.
  • The service shall not be for purpose of monitoring or tracking individuals.
  • Maintain the data collected by the system from the vehicles for at least 90 days.


In case of violating any regulation, the TRA can take any of the following procedures:

  • Impose fine not exceeding RO 1,000/- per breach
  • Cancel the authorization.

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