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This service enables you to apply for issuing a driving learning permit for the Emirate of Dubai.
For UAE nationals and GCC
For holders of a residence visa issued in Dubai
Note: The NOC from the sponsor is not required for personal sponsorship if the sponsor was a relative (mother, father, housewife, son, mahram, daughter, etc.)
Owner of land or property
Owner or partner of a business/establishment
For residents with visa issued in the other emirates
For Pregnant Women
For People of Determination
Note: The customer should refer to Rashid Hospital for the medical test
For the passport holder who is without a family book (Marsoom)
For passport holder who is the son of an Emarati woman
Driving institutes in Dubai
Al Ahli Driving Centre
Al Qouz Branch 4
Belhasa Driving Centre
Al Wasel Branch
Nad Al Hammar
Al Qouz 4
Dubai Driving Centre
Al Qouz Industry 3
Al Qusais 1
Dubai International Driving Centre (Drive Dubai)
Dubai Investment Park2
Galadari Motor Driving Centre
Al Qusais 4
Al Qouz 3
Emirates Driving Institute
Emirates Transport Driving Institute
3 months from the date of the permit issuance.
Driving learning permit.
Light vehicle license
Heavy vehicle license (all types of heavy and light vehicles)
Tractor or light mechanical machine license (all types of tractors or light mechanical machines of which the weight while empty does not exceed 7.5 tonnes)
Tractor or heavy mechanical machine license (all types of light and heavy tractors and mechanical machines)
Eye test results
For drivers of light vehicles and motorcycles
For drivers of heavy vehicles
For the drivers of light and heavy buses, tractor and mechanical machines
For colour blind customers
Answer 1: Knowing that the file is opened in Dubai, the license will be issued in Dubai after the customer passes the road test.
Answer 2: There are no driving lessons required if the customer wants to change the driving license from automatic to manual, but he should pass the Road Test.
Answer 3: The handbook includes road rules information, including safe driving & crash prevention tips, and information on traffic offences and black points. It also includes information about road signs and road markings that are used in Dubai and the UAE. This handbook is the only one related to road rules. It is approved by the Dubai Government.
Answer 4: A review of the handbook will be conducted every 6 months, and an updated version will be issued if necessary. When significant changes occur, a leaflet with the updated information may be provided with the handbook.
Answer 5: In this case, you can contact RTA call centre 8009090.
Answer 6: The government of Dubai has set 50 AED as a cost for all similar documents. The cost includes the development and production of the handbook as well as the routinely replacement of the handbook with new additions.
Answer 7: The handbook is available at all RTA outlets. The handbooks are expected to be available at other outlets. The customer can also purchase it through the SDDI system. An application to purchase 1 book only may be filled online. There is a handbook for each level of the license (5 available handbooks). They are issued in Arabic, English and Urdu.
Answer 8: Yes, all clients who transfer their overseas license to a Dubai license must purchase a copy of the Light Vehicle handbook. The handbook purchase is automatically calculated by E-Traffic and added to the payment receipt.
Answer 9: The customer must purchase a copy of the handbook to make sure that everyone has his own updated copy.
Answer 10: In this case, the customer will not be allowed to exchange the license.
Answer 11: Yes, a housemaid can apply for a driving license on a condition of providing all the required documents.
Answer 12: If the customer did not get the driving license within a period of 1 year from passing the test, he must undergo and pass another road test.
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