Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) | Building No Objection Certificate - Electricity/Water

Building No Objection Certificate - Electricity/Water

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Building NOC Application

This service enables enrolled contractors and consultants to obtain Electricity/Water No Objection Certificate for issuance of building permit.


Application for service is free of charge. Service is chargeable (where applicable).

Delivery Duration:

  • Electricity:
    • 2 Working Days.
  • Water:
    • 3 Working Days.

Online Guide

Online Application Submission:

Fill-in the online application form with required information. Attach required documents and submit the application. On successful submission, a reference number will be provided which can be used for tracking the status of the application.

Mandatory Documents:

  • Affection plan  (required only if project falling in Dubai free zone areas)
  • Copy of Setting Out Plan (Meter Location to be indicated if load <400 KW)
  • Water demand calculation sheet including water storage tank capacity

  • Note : For proposed load 400 KW or Above -Project Details information letter *

Application Status Tracking and Notifications:

You will receive SMS and e-mail notifications regarding the progress of the application (submission, rejection, revision, approval). In addition to notifications, the status of the application can also be tracked online through the tracking page of the e-service.

Application Revision:

If the application was found incomplete/incorrect, access the revision page from the e-service menu and re-submit a revised application. If a revised application is not submitted within 30 days, the application will automatically be cancelled.

Service Delivery:

Once the application is Approved, the approval can be downloaded from the tracking page of the e-service.

For more information about this service, view the frequently asked questions.