Your Nearest EV Charging Station in Dubai

Nov 17, 2023 Electric Vehicles PitStopArabia

Over 350 charging stations are installed by DEWA in Dubai, equivalent to over 630 charge points, as many chargers have dual charging outlets. With a growing network of public charging stations and incentives in place, there is no better time to switch to an EV. The city has many initiatives, including:

  • Assistance for the purchase of EVs
  • Free Parking
  • Exemption from Salik tolls for EVs
  • A growing network of public charging stations

EV Car Charging Options in Dubai

There are a variety of electric car charging options available in Dubai. Here are a few of the most popular:

  • Home Charging

You may Install an EV charger in your home. The bill of used electricity will be added to your monthly DEWA bill at a regular residential electricity rate.

  • Tesla Destination Chargers

These Chargers are located at hotels, resorts, shopping malls, and other businesses. They provide free or low-cost charging for Tesla vehicles.

  • DEWA EV Charging Stations

DEWA EV Green Charging Stations are located throughout Dubai, including gas stations, parking garages, and public places. They offer various charging speeds and options, including fast charging and ultra-fast charging.

  • EV Geen Charger Card Services

The EV Green Charger Card is a contactless smart card that allows you to access and use EV Green Charging Stations in Dubai. It is issued by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).

Services offered by EV Green Charger Card:

  • Access to EV Green Charging Stations throughout Dubai
  • Variety of charging speeds and options, including fast charging and ultra-fast charging
  • Competitive charging rates
  • Easy and convenient to use
  • Secure and reliable

Applying for an EV Green Charger Card:

To apply for an EV Green Charger Card, visit any DEWA Customer Happiness Centre or apply online through the DEWA website. You will need to provide:

  • Your Emirates ID card
  • Your driving license
  • Your vehicle license (Mulkiya)

Activating your EV Green Charger Card:

Once you have applied for and received your EV Green Charger Card, you must activate it before using it. You can activate your card online through the DEWA website or by calling the DEWA Customer Care Centre at 04-6019999.

Types of EV Charging Stations in Dubai

DEWA installed four types of chargers:

  • Wall Box Charger

The most common electric car chargers in Dubai are wall box chargers. Typically, they are installed in homes, offices, and public areas. Wall Box Chargers charge slowly but steadily, taking 2-4 hours to charge fully.

  • Public Chargers

The Public Chargers work similarly to Wall Box Chargers but are usually located in public areas, like shopping malls and gas stations. These chargers provide a steady but slow charge. An electric car usually takes 2-4 hours to charge fully.

  • Fast Charger

Fast Chargers (Level 3 Chargers) can charge your phone up to 80% in just 20-45 minutes. Fast Chargers can be found at gas stations, airports, and other high-traffic areas.

  • Ultra-Fast Charger

The fastest electric car chargers are Ultra-Fast Chargers. They're also called Level 4 Chargers. The chargers can charge a car to total capacity in 15-30 minutes. Ultra-fast chargers, which are relatively rare at the moment, are becoming more prevalent as demand for electric vehicles increases.

How many EV Charging Stations are in Dubai?

DEWA has installed 351 EV charging stations (630 charge points) in Dubai. Plans are to reach 1,000 EV charging stations (1830 points of charge) by 2025. 

The following apps also provide locations of Dubai EV charging stations:

  • Digital Map Platforms: Google Maps (including Apple Maps), What3Words (4square), 2GIS, Factual, and Apple Maps.
  • Ride-share platforms: Careem
  • Car Navigation Maps: TomTom Maps and Here Maps
  • Platforms for dedicated charging stations: Plugshare. Electromaps. and Yellowmaps

DEWA EV Charging Stations List:

Below is the list of EV charging stations in Dubai. Each station can charge two cars at a time. Find a station near you:

DEWA EV Charging Station

Location 1

Location 2

Location 3

DEWA Mushrif Office

Dubai Municipality – Al Twar Centre

Movenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate

Dubai Police – General Headquarters

Dubai Silicon Oasis – Head Office

Dubai Municipality – Manara Centre

Anantara Hotel – Palm Jumeirah

Dubai Police – Jebel Ali Police Station

Dubai Silicon Oasis – Community Centre

Dubai Municipality – Deira

Sustainable City

Dubai Police – Muraqqabat Police Station

Dubai Silicon Oasis – 7 Towers

DEWA Al Hudaiba Customer Happiness Centre

(1st & 3rd floor) Dubai World Trade Centre 

General Department of Protective Security and Emergency – 01

DEWA Head Office Customer Happiness Centre

DEWA Warsan Store

Dubai World Trade Center – Zabeel Plaza

General Department of Protective Security and Emergency – 02

Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park

DEWA Jebel Ali Power Station

Dubai World Trade Center -Exhibition Gate Plaza

Dubai Police – Dubai Maritime City Headquarters

DEWA Sustainable Building Customer Happiness Centre

DEWA Ruwaiyah workshop

Multi-store Car Park Basement

General Headquarters – Museum -01

Dubai Municipality – Umm Ramool

DEWA Al Qusais DCC

Dubai World Trade Center – One Central

Dubai Police – General Headquarters – Museum -02

Dubai Municipality – Labor Court

DEWA Al Warqa Office

Sheikh Rashid Tower (Ground Floor)

General Headquarters – Museum -03

DM Garhoud Multi-storey Car Park (First and Fourth Floor)

DEWA Burj Nahar Customer Happiness Centre

Happiness Street Parking (Ground Floor)

Dubai Police – Jebel Ali Police Station

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library – 01

DEWA Umm Ramoul Customer Happiness Centre

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

Dubai Police – Muraqqabat Police Station

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library – 02

DEWA Al Wasel Customer Happiness Centre

Emirates Golf Club – Emirates Hills 2

Dubai Police – Officer’s Club

Dubai Safari

DEWA Jebel Ali Customer Happiness Centre

Golden Mile One (basement) – Palm Jumeirah

Al Barsha Police Station

Nad Al Sheba Park 1

DEWA Hatta Customer Happiness Centre

Golden Mile Two (basement) – Palm Jumeirah

DIFC – Gate District (basement 1,2)

Al Mamzar Park

DEWA Warsan Building

Club Vista Marie – Palm Jumeirah

DIFC – Gate Village 05 (basement 2,3)

Al Lesaily Park

DEWA Green Garage

Pavilion -Jumeirah Islands

Higher College Of Technology – Dubai Men’s College

Al Barsha South Park

DEWA R&D Centre

Pavilion – Al Furjan

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel – Mall Of The Emirates

Rashid Hospital

Business Central Tower

Dubai South HQ

Dubai Taxi Corporation Headquarters

Latifa Hospital – Al Jalila Children’s Hospital

The Beach Mall

Multi-story Parking RTA New Subkhah


Al Mamzar Health Centre

Hatta Public Library

Multi-story Parking RTA Ghubaibah

Dubai Maritime City Authority – Dubai Maritime City Headquarters

Dubai Hospital

Etihad Museum

Multi-story Parking RTA Naif Parking

Dubai Maritime City Headquarters

Zabeel Health Centre

Global Village

Multi-story Parking RTA Al Riqqa Car Park

Times Square Center Basement – 01

Dubai Petroleum Head Office


Roads & Transport Authority HQ Multi-story Parking

Times Square Center Basement – 02

Dubai Design District (D3)


Dubai Holding HQ

Times Square Center Basement – 03

Al Maktoum International Airport

Mercato Shopping Mall

Emirates Global Aluminum

Emicool – Green Community East

Dubai International Airport Terminal 1

Mall of the Emirates (Level 2,3)

Government Workshop Ruwaiyah

Emicool – Motor City

Dubai International Airport Terminal 2

My City Centre – Al Barsha

H. H. the Ruler’s Court

Mai Dubai – HQ

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard – P2

City Centre Me’aisem

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (H.Q.)

Dubai Taxi Corporation Head Quarters

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard – P3

Ibn Battuta Mall (P3, P6)

Expo 2020 Site Office

MORO Data Hub

Dubai Marina Mall

Al Qudra Cycle Track

Dubai Courts

Dubai Maritime City Headquarters

Prime Minister Office – Emirates Towers

Madinat Jumeirah

Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA)

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Armani Hotel Burj Khalifa

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

City Walk Two

The Outlet Village

Fast-Charging Stations:

Below are the locations of fast charging stations in the Dubai.

  • ENOC Petrol Station, Hatta
  • ENOC Petrol Station, Wadi Al Safa 5
  • ENOC Petrol Station, Al-Warsan 3.
  • ADNOC Petrol Station, Muhaisnah 2
  • ADNOC Petrol Station, Dubai Investment Park

Which type of charger is right for you?

You will need to consider your personal needs and patterns of usage when choosing a charger. Consider these factors when you are making your choice:

  • Compatibility: Check that your charger is compatible with your devices. Some chargers, for example, are made to charge specific models or brands of devices. Others are much more flexible.
  • Charge speed: Think about how fast you want your device to be charged. You will need a high-wattage charger to charge your device quickly. If you're not in a rush, you can save money by selecting a charger with a lower power.
  • Ports: You will need multiple ports if you are charging multiple devices. You can charge your device simultaneously.
  • Portable charger: You will require a portable charging device while on the move. They are usually smaller, lighter, and easier to carry than desk chargers.
  • Safety: Verify that the charger has been certified by a reputable organization, like UL or CE. It will ensure the safety of using it.

DEWA EV Charging Stations Timings:

The DEWA EV Green Charger timings can be found below:

  • Customer Satisfaction Center: 24-hour
  • Dubai Municipality: 24 Hours
  • Parking Al Ghubaiba Rd. - Al Fahidi: 24 Hours
  • Enoc Petrol Station - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Al Sufouh: 24 hours
  • Dubai Holding - Umm Suqeim St - Umm Suqeim: 24 hours

These timings may change. For the latest information, visiting the DEWA website or calling the DEWA Customer Care Centre at 04-6019999 is best.

Charging Cost:

Charger Type



Wall Box/Public Charger

30 minutes

5% VAT 3.35 AED

Wall Box/Public Charger

60 minutes

5% VAT 6.7 AED

Wall Box/Public Charger

90 minutes

5% VAT 10.05 AED

Wall Box/Public Charger

120 minutes

5% VAT 13.4 AED

Fast Charger

30 minutes

5% VAT 6.55 AED

Fast Charger

60 minutes

5% VAT 13.09 AED

Fast Charger

30 minutes

5% VAT 7.61 AED

Fast Charger

60 minutes

5% VAT 15.23 AED

Ultra Fast Charger

30 minutes

5% VAT 22.84 AED

Ultra Fast Charger

60 minutes

5% VAT 45.68 AED

Note: Prices may vary with the increase and decrease in charging time.


Is EV charging free in Dubai?

In Dubai, charging an EV is not free. There are a few ways to save on EV charging. DEWA EV Charging Stations offer the lowest rates of charging. Charge your car at off-peak times, when the electricity rates are usually lower. Some businesses provide free EV charging for their customers.

How many EV charging stations are there in Dubai?

Over 350 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) will be available by 2023. By 2025, this number will increase to 1,000. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is committed to expanding its EV charging network to support the increasing number of electric vehicles in the city.

Do petrol stations have EV charging?

Yes, some petrol stations in Dubai have EV charging stations. However, it is always best to check before you go. You can use a mobile app like ChargeMap or Plugshare to find petrol stations with EV charging near you.

How long does it take to charge an EV car in Dubai?

The EV Charging Station time in Dubai depends on the type of charger you use and the size of your EV's battery. Level 2 chargers typically take 4-6 hours to fully charge an EV, while DC fast chargers can fully charge an EV in 30 minutes or less.

What is the Dewa EV charging station cost in Dubai? 

The cost of charging an electric vehicle (EV) at a DEWA EV Green Charger station in Dubai depends on the type of charger you use and the electricity provider. It starts from 3.35 AED to 45.68 AED with 5% VAT.

What are the costs of EV charging stations in Abu Dhabi and EV charging stations in Sharjah?

The average cost of EV charging in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah:

  • Public Charger (Abu Dhabi): 0.60/kWh - 0.80/kWh
  • Public Charger (Sharjah): 0.50/kWh - 0.70/kWh
  • Home Charger: 0.27/kWh - 0.35/kWh


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has played an important role in expanding Dubai's EV Charging Network by establishing DEWA Green Charger Stations at strategic locations. ChargeMap, Plugshare, and other online resources such as mobile applications have made it easier to locate EV charging stations across Dubai.

The city's commitment to offering convenient and cost-effective solutions for charging positions it as a leading force in promoting sustainable transport and fostering an eco-friendly future.

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