Service Name

Excavation Permit

Description This service allows the customer to obtain a permit for the construction of foundation or basement of the buildings and also to create a level, clean area to work.


Requester Contractor
Service Deliverables Excavation Permit
Service Request Channels
  • Online
  • Customer Service Center at Dubai Studio City - Commercial Building 1 - Ground Floor
Service Hours
  • Online: 24/7
  • Customer Service Centre:

     Monday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.

     Friday from 7:30 am to 12 pm.

Estimated Time to Deliver 3 Working Days
Service Fees
  • Excavation Permit: AED 5,000
  • Excavation Permit for Villas AED 1,000 per Villa
An additional fee of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction
Required Documents
  • The approved permit is valid for 6 months
  • Preliminary Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-03)