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Why CarSwitch ?

CarSwitch offers an easy & safe alternative to dealers and classified sites. We manage the whole process for selling your car while you sit back and relax. You set the price so you get the best value, without doing any of the work!

  • 70% of cars sell within 2 weeks
  • 15,000 car buyers visit daily
  • Buyers willing to pay more as cars pre-inspected & certified
  • Cars automatically featured on social media and other sites

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Testimonials

It was smooth experience buying car on carswitch other than some hiccups on seller side. Mr Sufiyan was very professional and helpful in handling both vehicle testing and RTA vehicle transfer procedures. Highly recommend if you want to save time.
Muhammad Fahad
Wonderful experience in dealing with carswitch.com. had earlier sold on other platforms, but this experience was simply problem and trouble free. Was able to sell my car at a better value quoted on other spot buying platforms within two days itself. The whole process had limited involvement from myself and discussions with buyers were also dealt with by Carswitch themselves. Sufiyan was extremely helpful and my price for their commission was also agreed upfront so no haggling.
Turab Rahman
Carswitch is a very good platform for buy n sell cars. It has given me a frictionless sale for my cars.. Professionals are good and friendly. I wish Carswitch all success for its future transactions Thanks Ramadan Kareem
anubha gupta
Outstanding service. For selling car I wouldn’t think for a second time and just directly list it on CarSwitch. These folks take away the pain of negotiating and dealing with the buyers. Excellent service and the agents assigned to sell my car, Mohamed and Sufiyan were very professional and made selling car look like a breeze.
Sharuque Moideen
Using car switch to sell the car was the best decision. It was hassel free and smooth. Mr.Billel and Mr. Sufiyan kept it professional and smooth. Highly recommended it, if you want a hassle free transaction.
Rishini Wanigasekara
Just sold the second car with carswitch, as expected excellent service.
Lara Abu qamar
Great service! I was always reluctant to sell my car because of the related hassle. This resolves that all!
Heiri Walker
Thank you, Sufyian for all the support with selling my car. It was a smooth transaction and CarSwitch handled it really well from the start! I highly recommend it!
Ouadhah Cherifi
This is the second time I got CarSwitch on board to sell my car and needless to say they did a fabulous job. Kamran and Sufiyan deserve a special mention for organizing the viewing, negotiation and transfer of ownership in a very seamless and efficient manner. Thank you guys!
Sandeep Marar
The vehicle was advertised on Thursday evening and sold by Saturday! The engineer's inspection and report was useful in conveying the condition of the vehicle to potential buyers. The CarSwitch App kept me informed of progress and offers received. CarSwitch arranged the first viewing for Saturday, and conducted the inspection and test drive with the buyer. CarSwitch then made the arrangements for, attended and guided us through the vehicle transfer at RTA. I was looking to sell the vehicle quickly and got a much better price than I would have got from a dealer. I was very impressed and satisfied with CarSwitch's people and process and would do it again!
Graeme Freear
Had a recent experience of selling my car through CarSwitch and the process was so seamless and completely guided at each step by CarSwitch representatives. Very professional and would definitely recommend to anyone who is looking to buy or sell cars. Great job by Varun(car inspection) ,Adham (Business Development) and Sufiyan(Transfer/Registration). Each of them fared well in their departments.Thank you all.
neerej s
Met Sufiyan to sell the car. He was so helpful and assisted in finalizing everything smoothly. Good job Sufiyan
Khaled Alnaji
Amazing company!! here is my experience with carswitch, 3 months ago I lost my job due to covid-19, and I had a car loan with a bank. I was worried i did not had any idea how I am going to settle it with the bank so here comes the interesting part, I contacted carswitch to sell my car and ask abt the procedures. and they told me they will take care of all the process and help me to close my loan. and guess what !!! they fulfilled their promise within 2 weeks only. I was free of loan !! and my car was sold in a reasonable price which I did not expected !!! thank you so much carswitch for helping me out !! I really appreciated !!
khalid ali
best service!!! helped me to sell my car at the best price
PETER JOHN
My friend has recommended this CarSwitch agency, when I needed to sell my car. The team of agency quickly contacted me, arranged meeting for inspection of my car and explained all terms, I put my price for my car and during the month (I was not in rush to sell my car) they found buyer for me. They arranged an appointment and helped me to show my car and replied all questions what buyer was asking. The day when I was selling car, agent was next to me and supported to swap registration from me to new owner. I had really great experience with Carswitch agency, special thank to Erjan, Kamran and Mohammed. You have been super supportive and patient. Definitely I’ll recommend your agency to my friends. Good luck
Millana Akhmedova
Outstanding and professional staff; outstanding operation from start to finish. I highly recommend using CarSwitch to purchase a pre-owned vehicle. A well run company that protects both the seller and buyer. Very supportive at all times. They do not push a sale and take great care to act as a mediator. Very knowledgeable and helpful staff during the process of vehicle transfer at RTA. .
Paul Dimitriou
Thank you so much to Miss Aileen of CarSwitch I sold my car in just 1 week they manage all the details and procedure very smoothly and the staff in each designation and location was very helpfull and the way they guide me through out the transaction till i clear my name to my loan thank you so much CarSwitch.
Erik Espino
Great Job Car Switch team!!! Thanks to all the agents who provided a superb service, especially to Ms. Charmaine, Mr. Shanib, Mr. VIcky and Mr. Sufiyan who really assisted me in selling my car. They all have given me accurate information from scheduling a car inspection, test drive upto the car sale agreement. I really appreciate how Ms. Charmaine handled my car sale from day one of their service. She really have an awesome customer service. Whenever she calls me to give an update, even if I don't see her, I can feel from her pleasant voice that she is smiling and that shows how welcoming she is to her clients. Keep it up!!! Again, I sincerely thank you for everything! The fees I paid and their comission are so worth it!! Job well done guys!!! 100%, I recommend Car Switch, it's hassle free!!! God bless to all of you at Car Switch!!
Katherine Cruz
I was refered to Car Switch by my colleague and i am so glad to have chosen Car Switch for selling my car. Each and every member of the team is extremely professional, responsive and work in coordination. It was my pleasure to have interacted with Sufiyan who was instrumental in my car sale formalities at RTA in record time. He was very professional and guided me through each process and made sure my rights were protected. I would also like to thank Bilal, Mary, Darwin and Sikandar who coordinated each process seamlessly. It was most satisfying experience and i would like to recommend CarSwitch to all who would like to sell their car hassel free. Regards Renu
shoumik The Gamer Dutta
The staff and services are very helpful and I bought and sold my cars through them.
Ramez Labib

Interesting tips & facts

Clear your loan in advance, and make sure you`ve received the RTA SMS that`s it done as Banks may miss notifying RTA
If your CarSwitch inspection score is below 4.0, you car may fail the RTA inspection and so consider getting minor repairs done
If your tires are older than 4 years, or brakes worn out, get them changed before transfer as the car will fail RTA inspection
When transferring your car at the RTA, don`t forget to bring your Emirates ID and Car Mulkiya
Did you know you can hold on to your license plate number when selling your car? The RTA can hold them just for you for 3 months
Your asking price will determine how long it takes to sell your car, get it done right by checking carswitch.com/carvaluator
Never accept a personal cheque to sell your car, it might bounce! Cash, or manager`s cheque, is king
Check if your insurance policy is refundable, you might get some money back once you complete the sale
Don`t forget to get a copy of the new registration card after sale, you`ll need it to cancel your insurance
If the value of your car is less than 10 times what you`re paying for collision or comprehensive insurance then the coverage isn`t a good deal.
Keep your service records! It`s critical to getting a better price when selling your car, extended warranty is another big plus for buyers
Can`t clear your loan? CarSwitch can get you a Seller Agreement (500 AED) so a buyer clears your loan for you
Only the registered owner can sell a car, if they`re not available a valid and attested Power of Attorney required
Seller Agreement trumps a Power of Attorney, as the former cannot be cancelled
Don`t forget to clear outstanding fines before transfer, some violations will require an in person visit to clear
After transfer, don`t forget to remove the Salik Tag. Salik won`t refund the balance though :(
Verify your service contract and warranty are actually transferrable to a new owner before placing your ad
If never kept service history receipts, you can ask your service center for a summary statement of your visits
Your insurance policy can be expanded to cover specific, or all, GCC countries in case you`re a frequent traveller
Never agree to a buyer paying you in installments, ask them to apply for bank financing so you get paid in full up-front
If you`re registering the car in another Emirate you`ll likely need to transport it on a flat-bed truck which will cost AED +200 depending on the distance
If you`re transfering a car from Abu Dhabi you can get Export plates valid for 3 days

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I sell my car in the UAE?

There are 3 ways to sell your used car in the UAE. A managed service (CarSwitch.com) - where you can sell your car for maximum value without doing any of the work; Dealerships - where you can sell your car quickly but you get less; or Classifieds - a cheap alternative, but you have to deal with the painful, high risk process starting from coordinating with strangers to transferring your car on your own. A managed service (CarSwitch.com) The option that best captures value and convenience is leveraging a professional and experienced service to sell it for you! CarSwitch.com offers an easy and safe alternative to car dealerships and classifieds. You set the price so you get the best value for your used car! Additionally, Selling a car in the UAE is a complicated and time consuming process so the best part is that we manage the whole process for selling your car while you sit back, relax and get the best price for your used car. With 15,000+ car buyers visiting daily and CarSwitch advertising your car on our platform along with other sites and social media platforms, CarSwitch gives you the best chance to sell your car for maximum value in a short period of time. 70% of cars sold on CarSwitch sells within 2 weeks and most sellers receive atleast 1 offer in the first 24 hours of advertising! Additionally, CarSwitch provides you with several features to boost your ad FOR FREE and guides you on pricing so you can sell your used car as quickly as possible. Tell us about your ride in a few clicks and a Switcher will contact you shortly so we can handle the process from there! You can also read up on how to get good value for your car to learn more on selling your car for the highest price in UAE. Dealership A trip to the auto market or visiting UAE’s many used car dealerships will get you offers for your used car in minutes. However, the biggest drawback with used car dealerships in UAE is the value you won’t get the best value for your car (as they need to cover overheads and profit margins) which makes this an unattractive option if you want to sell your car at the best price. Advertising through classifieds or Social Media Another option for sellers is to sell their used car in UAE through social media platforms or listing it on classified websites. The advantage of this option is it’s very often free of charge, though a major drawback with selling through these channels is the hassle of coordinating and hassling with strangers while making sure you don’t get ripped off. You’ll also see your car listing along with thousands of others thereby not attracting the strong attention of many buyers.

There are 3 ways to sell your used car in the UAE:

  1. A managed service (CarSwitch.com) - where you can sell your car for maximum value and don’t need to worry about the complicated process of selling your car.
  2. Dealerships - where although the process of selling is relatively simple, you will have to settle for a low value for your car (as dealers need to cover overheads and profit margins) making this the least attractive option to sell your car for the best price.
  3. Classifieds - where you will have to manage the entire process on your own and therefore highly recommended that you read the guide below before you start selling your car!
Selling a car in UAE privately can be a complicated, time-consuming, process. There are several advertising, bank, RTA, and insurance transfer laws you need to abide by. Furthermore, you also need to make sure that the used car buyer has complied with all the laws and is eligible for purchasing your car. The biggest drawback is with limited access to eligible car buyers, selling your used car privately isn’t the best way to get the best price for your car. You can read into the process of selling your used car to know more about how to sell your car in UAE.

Looking for someone to take care of the process for you? A managed service CarSwitch.com makes it super simple to get the price for your car, without doing any of the work!
How do you get the best price for your used car? Simple, you set it! Our Switchers will provide guidance on pricing, and you can change it at any time through the app (Andriod & iOS) so that ultimately you’re in full control. From there on, we handle all the chaos. Our partner network of banks, insurers, and specialists will handle it all from visiting you, wherever you are in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah to photograph and inspect your car, to figure out how to sell a car already on loan. We then advertise your car online through CarSwitch.com, our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin), and other sites, line up buyers and enable show times to show off your used car. You will sell your car in no time, and for the price that you want! Once we sell your car, we even guide you with the paperwork. The best part? You sell straight to end-user buyers so you get the best car prices.
Sell cars in UAE for the best price with ease!

70% of used cars on the CarSwitch sell within two weeks, though many within a few days of posting and others within several weeks. Your price is the primary determinant of how long it will take to sell your car, which you control completely through your CarSwitch seller portal. This portal displays a ton of guidance to help you set the best price, from recommendations based on a thousands of real transactions conducted through CarSwitch to live comparisons of views, calls, and price drop requests versus other comparable cars on the website. Here you can set your price and change it at any time, as well as set your last price to help in any negotiations, and enter our auction platform for instant cash sale if you run out of time. Throughout, our team works tirelessly using this information to filter buyers and sell your car as quickly as possible.

With CarSwitch you set your own price! However, we provide concrete recommendations that account for your specific make, model, mileage, historical data from thousands of transactions conducted through CarSwitch. Ultimately, we aim to get the best price for your used car for sale in Dubai, UAE and the testament to that is we let you control it fully. We do strongly recommend that you follow the price guidance that our Switchers provide. In addition, you can review the performance of your ad compared to other cars on the platform, and reduce your price to get more traction at any time through your seller portal.

Transferring Ownership of your car is a tricky process hence a managed service (CarSwitch.com) is here to help. Sell your car with CarSwitch and we will guide you through the entire process from bringing you serious buyers to transferring ownership of your used car. Still interested in transferring your car on your own? Below are the steps and documents you require to do so.

Before transferring ownership, sellers must ensure the buyer has a valid UAE resident visa, a UAE driver license, and an insurance certificate. The seller needs to have the mulkiya, Emirates ID, passport with residence visa, and confirmation of loan payment/transfer of loan if the car is on loan. Once these documents are attained, an RTA appointment can be scheduled.
At the RTA:

  • Sellers should clear any outstanding fines - please note whilst most fines can be dealt with at the RTA quickly, there are some fines such as violations that have received black points in another Emirate which will need to be cleared before you organise a visit to the RTA.
  • Buyers should fill out a vehicle permit application form at the typing centre.
  • Get your car inspected - A successful basic inspection is a prerequisite by the RTA before transferring ownership. Therefore, sellers should consider fixing major faults before the RTA visit. 2 main reasons for failing the inspection are worn down tires or brakes. It’s highly recommended that the buyer does a comprehensive inspection at RTA to have a good understanding of the car condition at the point of purchase.
  • Transferring the car - Once the above steps are cleared, a vehicle registration fee must be paid in order for the new registration card to be issued. A further license plate printing fee must be paid if applicable for this to be issued. Sellers can hand over their existing license plate to the RTA for a fee if they want to hold it for future car registration.
  • Salik Tag - Seller’s should remove their salik tag from the car to avoid the buyer using their tag. Buyer’s can purchase a new salik tag at the RTA.
It is important to note that the car transfer process gets a lot more complicated for selling cars under loan or transferring a car to a buyer who is financing the car/residing in another emirate from the seller! BUT… Don't worry! CarSwitch is here to help.

CarSwitch will guide you through the transfer with free access to our partner lane at Tasjeel and provide step-by-step instructions to ensure you’re well prepared. For more information, you can also read up on how to transfer your car at the RTA.

If you sell your car, you have to cancel the car insurance. There is also an alternative option of transferring this to the new owner. However, you will need to confirm if this is possible from your insurance provider. To cancel your insurance policy, all you need is a copy of the new registration card from the new car owner. It is also worth checking if your insurance is refundable as you might get some money back on your original premium depending on your insurance provider. On the other hand, to transfer your car insurance to the new owner, you will need: Existing policy document No objection letter from the seller New application form Registration certificate Car Inspection Report This should be done immediately after transferring ownership of the car because failure to do so would mean any insurance claims will not be paid by the insurance company if there is an accident. Sounds like a complicated process? A managed service (CarSwitch.com) is here to help! Our experts will guide you through the WHOLE transfer process with free access to our partner lane at Tasjeel and provide step-by-step instructions to ensure you’re well prepared and no time is wasted.

CarSwitch arranges for a specialist to run a 1 hour assessment of your used car to gauge its condition. During the inspection, the Specialist will take professional photos, examine the interior & exterior, assess the condition of the engine and go on a test drive with you to make sure that the main components in your used car works as they should. The results of the inspection are displayed online which helps us answer most buyers` questions and only refer you serious buyers! In addition, transparency on the fantastic condition of your car increases your car`s price! Please note, CarSwitch does not warranty inspection results, particularly as the results may change from the time of inspection, and so buyers may request their own inspection at their own expense with your approval. The process is easy and hassle-free. The Specialist will visit you anywhere in Dubai, Sharjah or Abu Dhabi and you only need to be present for 10-15 mins, of the full hour, to answer some questions and go for a test drive. Car selling made easy for the busy UAE residents.

The better the condition of your used car, the higher the chances of selling for a higher value! With a managed service (CarSwitch.com), a specialist will visit you for a car inspection and snap high quality pictures of your car. This will give you a good idea of the condition and our specialists can even guide you on issues that need to be addressed. It is crucial that tires and brakes meet the RTA standards as you won't be able to sell your car otherwise. The following are a few other points you should consider fixing when selling your car: Change/refill oil, brakes, transmission fluids. Address oil leaks and engine noise issues if applicable Replace headlamps and clean foggy headlights Fix scratches/dents Ready to sell your used car? Tell us about your ride in a few clicks and a switcher will give you a call to schedule your car inspection. You can also read up on tips to retain your car’s resale value.

We charge AED 150 (+VAT) admin fee which includes organizing a specialist visit to inspect / photo, handling calls, filtering car buyers and arranging test drives. When we sell your car a success-based fee of AED 1,000 up to 3% (+VAT) will apply (depending on the value of your car but agreed with you up-front) which you can build into your car price. This fee is applicable only if we are able to help you sell your car. We take all the headaches for selling your car while you get the best price! Your Used Car for Sale in UAE will go quickly and without hassle!

We will work hard to help you sell your car in Dubai or anywhere in UAE. However, if you end up selling your car on your own then our success-based fee won’t apply. In addition, we will still guide you through the process to make sure that the transfer of car ownership at the RTA is a hassle free experience. We only ask that if you post your car on another platform, that you match the listing price you select on CarSwitch to give us a fair shot. Selling car couldn`t be easier!

Still paying off your car loan? A car under finance can be sold, although this is a complex process with a high level of risk involved. Looking for a managed service you can trust to take care of this instead? - CarSwitch.com can help you through the entire process whilst you sit back and relax!

To sell your car which is currently under loan - first, you will need to contact your bank to find out the outstanding loan amount as well as the early settlement fee if applicable. Once you know the exact outstanding amount, the 2 options you have to sell your car is:

  • Find a buyer willing to clear your auto loan
    In order to guarantee the buyer that the transfer of ownership will be done to their name once the auto loan is cleared, a “Seller's Agreement” will be required to be signed. The buyer will then need to visit the bank with the seller for the loan payment. The safest method to make this payment is via cash or manager's cheque.
  • Search for a buyer who is willing to buy the car on finance
    In this scenario, the buyer has to agree to use the same bank as the seller. Once the buyer agrees to this and approval for auto loan transfer has been received by the bank, the buyer needs to present a car valuation certificate against the loan amount. CarSwitch can organize this certificate for a cost starting from AED 300. Once this certificate is obtained, the seller can settle the owed amount with the bank. The buyer will need to provide the bank with the new registration card along with insurance papers to complete the transfer and close the loan.
    Sounds complicated and want a safe and secure way to sell your car which is currently under loan?
CarSwitch can handle it for you, through our partner network, and do it all the time! We’ll arrange for a legal seller agreement through our partner network to keep the buyer protected. Trust us. We know how to sell cars in UAE :) You can also read our full guide to selling cars under bank financing to find out more.

Our primary motivation is to get you the absolute best price possible, and so if you have a couple of days of time we always encourage you to post the car at an attractive price and we’ll secure an end user buyer in no time at all hassle free (as we’ll handle it all from fielding phone calls to attending test drives in your location). In case you simply don’t have the time, we’ll arrange an instant cash offer through our auction platform so you get over and done with in the same day.

How Should I Sell My Car in Dubai and UAE?

Looking for an easy and hassle-free way to sell your car in Dubai and UAE? After all, the process of selling your used car in UAE can be complicated, lengthy, and challenging if you don't get help from experts. CarSwitch can help you sell any car in Dubai and UAE. Keep the following factors in mind to get the best price for your used car.

  1. Finding the right buyer: Unless your full-time job is to sell a car, it can be challenging to find the right buyer quickly. You are likely to come across many non-serious buyers who are just window shopping without having any intentions to buy a car. It goes without saying that dealing with such buyers can be a massive waste of your time.
  2. Advertising: Finding the right channels to advertise your car can also be a challenge because there are several platforms and some of them might be more effective for targeting the buyers for your used car. If you use CarSwitch to sell a car online in Dubai and UAE, we can make the process easier and faster by lining up buyers through our social media channels as well as other sites.
  3. Setting the right price tag: Many people find it challenging to set the price for their car. If you underestimate the value of your car, you can end up selling your car for a lot less than what it's actually worth. On the other hand, if you set it too high, you might not be able to find buyers. To make this less challenging for you, we have made our proprietary car valuator available for free.
  4. It's a challenging process: From transferring the car at the RTA to using a sellers agreement to protect yourself, you may have to go through many complicated steps when you sell any car. However, you don't need to do all this on your own, as CarSwitch can guide you throughout the process.

Why use CarSwitch to sell any car in Dubai and UAE

Wondering "How will CarSwitch sell my car in Dubai and UAE?" You can relax while we take care of everything, including taking pictures of your car, helping you set the right price, and advertising it through multiple channels. We'll line up buyers for you, negotiate on your behalf, and guide you to make sure all the paperwork is done correctly. CarSwitch will even manage the test drive at the location and time that's most convenient for you. And if you're pressed for time, we can also help you auction off your car within a day. It's the best marketplace to sell car in Dubai and UAE.

You can leverage these features to sell your car:


Will CarSwitch offer price advice to help me sell my car in Dubai and UAE?



CarSwitch uses AI techniques to analyze thousands of real transactions to provide you with real time price guidance. Not only will this help you set the right price for your used car, but you'll also be able to sell your car in Dubai and UAE as fast as you want. With our price guidance, you will have a better understanding of what a private car buyer is likely to offer for your vehicle as well as instant cash dealer deals.

Free online car valuator

The experts at CarSwitch have put their knowledge in a free car valuator that can be used online to immediately estimate a used car's value. Using a proprietary algorithm, the car valuator helps you estimate a fair value for your vehicle.

Exciting seller badges

Are you wondering 'how can I make my car listing more prominent when I sell my car in Dubai and UAE?' You can use these free badges to do so:

- Price dropped: With this badge, you can let buyers know that the price of your used car has dropped.

- Negotiable: This one lets you inform car buyers that there's room for negotiation. Just visit the seller portal to set the last price for your car and CarSwitch will take care of everything else.

- Urgent sale: If you want to sell your car quickly, then be sure to use the urgent sale badge. It gives you the option to set a countdown of days you have left to sell your car.

- Condition:This badge provides you an easy way to tell buyers that you have kept your car well-maintained. If you receive a high inspection score from our inspection during the selling process, it will be activated automatically..

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