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Old Sep 14th 2015, 6:21 pm
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My car's registration is expiring on the 17th of September and needs renewing for the first time. I've been trying to call Al Hilal for the past week to renew my car insurance but no one is picking up. If I change car insurance firms I'll need a no claims certificate from them which I can't get because I can't get through to them! My question is what happens if I turn up at the testing centre without the renewed insurance or what happens if I wait until after the 17th to re-reg the car?
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Old Sep 15th 2015, 9:48 am
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My car's registration is expiring on the 17th of September and needs renewing for the first time. I've been trying to call Al Hilal for the past week to renew my car insurance but no one is picking up. If I change car insurance firms I'll need a no claims certificate from them which I can't get because I can't get through to them! My question is what happens if I turn up at the testing centre without the renewed insurance or what happens if I wait until after the 17th to re-reg the car?
In Dubai (don't know about Abu Dhabi but probably similar) :

1)The registration centre will send you away to get your insurance renewed.

2) I think you have 2 weeks grace period to renew your registration after the expiry date
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Old Sep 15th 2015, 10:49 am
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just choose another insurance company....get your insurance policy and head off to RTA for your car reg renewal....If you bank with HSBC, Zurich Insurance will give you a good deal.
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Old Sep 17th 2015, 7:10 pm
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As already said, you cannot renew car regn in AD without the insurance. You have a month's grace before they'll fine you - that is why insurance is valid for 13 months. So you can keep trying Al Hilal for a bit longer. Don't they have an office you could visit if necessary? I wouldn't use anyone other than Axa or Zurich for my insurance - and neither are exactly expensive by UK standards (I pay less than £300 for a large 4x4 fully comp - in the UK it would be several times that price).
If the car is less than 3 years old, you don't even need to go in to the licencing office. Install the MoI app, and you can do it from your phone - as long as the insurance has been renewed first (and it can take half a day or so for the insurance renewal to register in the licencing system). They'll courier the new card and sticker to you within about 48 hours. Very easy...
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don't go direct or via hsbc.
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