Instant licence is an e-Service licence issued by DoE instantly with minimal requirements for individuals and companies to carry out one of the small-scale regulated activity (self-supply)

Regulated activity

Categories and scope of small-scale regulated activities

Production capacity of small-scale regulated activities

Production, treatment and desalination of water

All types and techniques of water production, treatment and desalination

Production capacity of no more than 2 million liters/day in one facility and no more than 10 million liters/day for the total declared net production capacity of water.

Electricity generation

All types and techniques of electricity generation except generating electricity by solar energy

Production capacity of no more than 5 MW in one facility and no more than 25 MW for the total declared net production capacity of electricity.

Electricity generation through Solar Energy

All types and techniques of electricity generation by solar energy

Production capacity of no more than 50 kWp

Collection, treatment, disposal and recycling of wastewater including the grey water

All of whose activities are limited to self-supply of wastewater

The capacity of no more than 100 thousand liters/ day in one facility and no more than 500 thousand liters/ day of the total declared production capacity of wastewater.

Storage of water and electricity

All of whose activities are limited to self-supply (water storage activity does not require any licence when it complements a licensed activity).

Not specified

Distribution of water and electricity

All of whose activities are limited to self-supply

Not specified

Supply of water and electricity

All of whose activities are limited to self-supply

Not specified

Distribution, supply, sale, purchase of water via tankers

All types of drinking water, non-drinking and recycled water distributed or supplied or via tankers

Not specified

Collection, disposal of wastewater via tankers

All types of wastewater including grey water, recycled water collected or disposed of via tankers

Not specified

Link of the e-services:

Instant Licensing Portal

For enquiries regarding licensing, please contact our licensing team:
Email: licence@doe.gov.ae 
Telephone: +971 2 2070 777 
Fax: +971 2 6713 750

 

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