+971 600 555556
+971 4 222 2251
Baniyas Road, Opposite Chamber of Commerce
The Land Department was established in 1960 by an order from H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the late Ruler of Dubai, in order to safeguard the property rights in the city. Before its establishment, issues related to the property were resolved through reconciliation councils.
The department provides approximately 160 services related to real estate transactions most notably the documentation of sale transactions, regulation and registration of all transactions. Regulation is done through its regulatory arm, the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) which was established in 2007 by a decree from H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai.
The Department is known for its excellent record and adopts transparency as the basis for all its transactions. All the staff and employees at the LD are highly qualified and well trained national staff that provide superior services and facilitate clientâ€™s transactions. The outstanding performance gained the department an exceptional reputation locally, as the department received Dubai Government Excellence Awards in various categories such as the best government department in 2007, customer satisfaction award for 4 consecutive years and the employee satisfaction award for 3 years in a row.