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Renewing A Safari Learning Permit

This service enables you to apply for the renewal of a safari driving learning permit from the Emirate of Dubai.


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, who have a light vehicle driving license issued in UAE, and work at a tourism company that organize safaris are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Emirates ID.


Renewed safari learning permit.

Service fees

  • 200 AED permit fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.


3 months.

Average processing time

Up to 10 minutes at the driving institutes.


Through driving institutes:

  • The customer submits the required documents
  • The customer heads to the counter to complete the transaction
  • The customer receives the permit from the institute.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer must have a valid residence visa.


  • Question 1: What are the details pertaining to driving violations in the desert?

Answer 1: For details about driving violations in the desert without a permit, the customer is requested to check with the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing or Dubai Police (Department of Tourism Security).

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