FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Report a Car
‘Report A Car’ is an app to report abandoned and suspicious vehicles to Police and Banks.Often banks are looking for those cars. Those vehicles are mostly easy recognizable since they are dusted.By using the App the U.A.E. will be liberated from many dirty vehicles which is good for the environment and corporate image of the UAE. On top of that more occupied parkings will become available again, ready for daily and regular use.If a car is registered by the bank as ‘wanted’, consumers can earn cash and stars. (see rewards)
On which platforms can I download the app
‘Report A Car’ can be downloaded for Apple’s IOS and Google’s Android.
Click here for the IOS store and here for the Android store.
What is a listed car
A listed Car is a vehicle reported by the government, banks, police or other institute.
Do I need a data package?
Yes, because ‘Report A Car’ needs the exact location the moment you report a vehicle.
Why should I take a picture
In order to verify if the Car matches the records, the listed list a picture is needed.
Why should I add a location
To recollect the vehicle as soon as possible and free more parking spaces a location is needed.
Can I add the vehicle location later
No, in order to identify the location as accurate as possible ‘Report A Car’ needs the exact location the moment a Car is reported.
What if the vehicle doesn’t have license plates anymore
In case a vehicles license plate has been removed, please try to identify the VIN (Chassis) number.
Read here where to find a VIN.
What means VIN
A vehicle identification number, commonly abbreviated to VIN, or chassis number, is a unique code including a serial number, used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles, towed vehicles, motorcycles, scooters and mopeds
What means Chassis number
Chassis number is the same as VIN. See What means VIN
Where can I find the VIN
The easiest way to view it is to stand outside the vehicle on the driver's side and look at the corner of the dashboard where it meets the windshield. If the VIN cannot be found there, open the driver's side door and look at the door post (where the door latches when it is closed).
Can I identify other than vehicles such as motors
Currently we only listing light vehicles.
Can the owner of a vehcile being tracked
No, Report a Car does not know the owner of that vehicle
Why should I register
The first one who reports a listed vehicle is inclined to receive 100 aed. In order to receive this finders fee we need some details.
What means listed but already reported
Listed but already reported means someone was ahead of you and already reported this vehicle.
CASH AND STARS
How do I earn money.
Everyone can earn cash!
There are 2 easy ways to earn money:
1. By spotting vehicles.
If a vehicles is wanted by the bank, reporters number 1, 2 and 3 earning money.
Number 4 and further receive stars.
2. By collecting Stars
Every month, the top 10 those earning the most stars, also getting cash.
Each month a new competition starts.
When do I get the CASH
Once the bank accepted the car, we are added the cash in your eWallet
How do I collect the CASH
You will receive the cash by installing eWallet.
What is eWallet
eWallet is an app to handle all your payments! Send & receive money on your UAE mobile line, Pay Etisalat bills & Merchants. NO registration fees, NO minimum balance & NO bank account required.
How do I register for eWallet
Download eWallet App
Follow easy registration steps
Load your wallet
You’re ready to go
How long does it take to receive my amount in eWallet
Between 1 – 4 weeks.
Is this in line with UAE privacy law
‘Report A Car’ does NOT show the owner of the vehicle. And same as on the RTA website or Police website you can fill in a license plate to find out if you have any fines.
What if the car is not found at the given location
If the car is not found at given location, either is has been removed by the owner or the location was not accurate.
In the second case the bank or municipality will call you to ask further details. Additional details can also be submitted below the location, such as 3rd floor, or parking limited accessible.