Local Departments - Page 2


Dubai Municipality


Dubai Municipality provides municipal or public services to a diverse population in Dubai. Its work includes urban planning and supervision of construction, environmental protection and improvement, conservation of public parks, regulating and ensuring international quality standards in construction and building materials, food & consumable items, professional services in laboratory certification and accreditation.


For more information visit: Dubai Municipality Website




Dubai Customs


Set up by the late HH Sheikh Rashid, Dubai Customs is in the process of realizing the dream of becoming a world-leader in Customs operations. Since its inception Dubai Customs has been delivering a high quality service to the community, industry and commerce which has become an obsession within the organization. Dubai Customs' efforts to facilitate trade and the movement of people across our borders while protecting its integrity is of vital importance with the influx of commerce and people to this city. Dubai Customs collects Customs revenue and helps administer measures that promote fair trade practices.


For more information visit: Dubai Customs Website




Dubai Civil Aviation Authority


Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) is the governing body that undertakes the development of the air transport industry in Dubai and oversees all aviation related activities, including management of Dubai International Airport as well as the new Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali. The Authority oversees the administration and coordination of all matters related to civilian airport operations, including traffic rights, operating permissions, flight training, duty free shops, and cargo including the Dubai Cargo Village, Dubai Duty Free, Dubai International Hotel and Dubai Aviation Club.


For more information visit: Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Website 




Dubai Health Authority


The DHA’s aim in Dubai is to provide an accessible, effective and integrated healthcare system, protect public health and improve the quality of life within the Emirate. This is a direct translation of the objectives of the Dubai Strategic Plan 2015 launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Keeping the strategic plan in mind, the DHA’s mission is to ensure access to health services, maintain and improve the quality of these services, improve the health status of nationals, residents and visitors and oversee a dynamic, efficient and innovative health sector.


For more information visit: Dubai Health Authority Website