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Renewing A Safari Driving Permit

This service enables you to apply for the renewal of a safari driving permit.


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

Required documents

For citizens:

  1. Original Emirates ID+ copy
  2. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the tourism company
  3. Eye test certificate
  4. Good Conduct Certificate

For residents:

  1. Copy of the valid passport
  2. Valid residence visa
  3. Original Emirates ID + copy
  4. Eye test certificate
  5. Tourist guide certificate
  6. Good Conduct Certificate
  7. NOC from the tourism company where the customer works


Renewed safari driving permit.

Service fees

  • 300 AED
  • +10 AED knowledge fee
  • +10 AED innovation fee.


1 year.

Average processing time

  • Driving institutes: up to 10 minutes.

Ways to apply


Through driving institutes:

  • The customer submits the required documents at the institute
  • The customer receives the renewed safari driving permit.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer must have a valid residence visa
  • The customer must be sponsored by a tourism company.


  • 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 and Dubai Police (Department of Tourism Security).

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