Dubai declares winter tenting season dates; opens allow purposes – Information


Authorities have ensured that campsites are stocked with essential supplies and clean, safe and secure areas in preparation for the new season

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Released: Mon 10/17/2022, 11:47 am

Last updated: Mon 10/17/2022, 11:56 am

Dubai Municipality announced that it will be accepting applications for temporary winter camp permits from October 18, 2022. The camping season at Al Awir-1 will start on November 1st, 2022 and will last until the end of April 2023. This announcement comes in line with the Municipality’s efforts to provide efficient services to the community of Dubai to ensure their happiness and well-being.

The agency is ready to accept permit applications for temporary storage during the 2022-2023 session. In cooperation with the Police, Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services and Dubai Civil Defence, Dubai Municipality has ensured that campgrounds are stocked with essential supplies and clean and safe areas for campers. The community teams are attuned to all the campers’ wishes and ensure exceptional winter experiences.

People with determination and their safety and happiness are also prioritized so that they too can have a fruitful camping experience. In addition, store owners have been allocated multiple areas to offer products and services to campers, and government agencies have also been given dedicated areas to ensure the happiness and well-being of their employees.

approval conditions

The Government of Dubai also stated that all required documents must be submitted with the permit application through the Dubai Government’s website,, including a valid copy of their Dubai Emirates-issued passport and an extract from the registry office .

The permitted duration for camping is six months, with a minimum three-month permit. It costs 44 fils per square meter per week, and campers are not allowed to exceed 400 square meters per single camp.

He further stressed that permit holders should not rent warehouses or allow others to occupy them. The camps are not for commercial use and rentals to companies or hotels are not permitted – the facilities are for family use only.

Specialized team

The municipality has organized a dedicated team to manage the temporary winter camps who will be responsible for following up on permitting matters and ensuring timely completion. They are also responsible for addressing issues and obstacles that hamper the application process, conducting regular field surveys of campgrounds to ensure compliance with municipal rules and regulations set out in the permit, and overseeing campground recovery for the next season.

In addition, the team collects feedback from customers and ensures that these are addressed and documented. They will also submit their suggestions for review and evaluation so the community can make the necessary changes for an improved experience for community members.