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Amending A Driving License Type From Automatic To Manual

This service enables you to apply for the amendment of a light vehicle driving license issued from Dubai from automatic to manual.


Reference to the UAE Cabinet Decision (30) of 2017 on traffic and traffic safety services, the fees of driving licenses and vehicles are changed. For more information please visit or contact RTA call centre on the following number: 8009090.


Individual customers, citizens and residents, are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Original Emirates ID.


Manual light vehicles Driving License

Service fees

  • 220 AED Road test fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.


The Expiry date of the driving License will be the same.

Average processing time

  • Up to 10 minutes at the learning institutes.

Ways to apply


Through driving institutes:

  • The customer submit the ID at any of the driving institutes or their relative registration offices located in the shopping malls across Dubai
  • The customer book the test and settle the fees
  • The customer receives the license after passing the test.

Terms and conditions

  • The Driving License should be issued from Dubai.


  • Question 1: Are there any specific classes that the customer should take when amending the license from manual to automatic?

Answer 1: There are not any classes. The customer must visit RTA centres with the Emirates ID to apply for this service and then apply for a road test accordingly.

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