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Apply for Booking a Driving Test

This service enables you to book an appointment for a Knowledge test and request remote interpretation of its questions and answers, a Yard test and/or a Road test. It also enables you to book an Evaluation test in case your driving licence was not issued within 1 year from passing the Road test or was not renewed for more than 10 years, or to book a Road test appointment if your driving licence was withdrawn or cancelled after receiving more than 24 black points.

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Eligibility
Knowledge test: for trainees who opened a traffic file and completed the theory lectures.Yard test: for trainees who completed the training requirements and passed the Knowledge test and the Institute Evaluation test.Road test: for trainees who passed the Knowledge and Yard tests and completed all the training requirements, or customers who want to convert their driving licence from automatic to manual.Evaluation Test: for customers who did not issue a driving licence within 1 year after passing the Road test or who did not renew their licence for more than 10 yearsRoad Test after withdrawing or cancelling a Driving Licence: for customers whose driving licence was withdrawn or cancelled by Dubai Police.
Required documents
  1. Emirates ID.

To book an Evaluation test or a Road test after withdrawing or cancelling the driving licence:

  1. Valid Emirates ID
  2. Eye test.
Service fees

Booking a Driving test (Knowledge or Yard or Road)

  • 200 AED RTA test fees
  • 320 AED to reschedule the test date in case the customer wanted to prepone an already booked test.
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees

Knowledge test remote interpretation (if requested)

  • 400 AED
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.

Evaluation test

  • 200 AED RTA test fees
  • + 20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.

VIP Driving test

  • 2,600 AED test fees
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.

Process time
  • Online Channels: 2 minutes
  • Driving Institutes: 5 minutes.
Website
RTA Smart Apps
Mahboub Chatbot
  • Mahboub Chatbot on RTA Website
  • Mahboub Chatbot on RTA Smart Apps
Driving Institutes

Institute

Area/Branch

Contact Number

Al Ahli Driving Centre

Al Qouz Branch 4

04-3411500

Belhasa Driving Centre

Al Wasel Branch

04-3243535

Belhasa Driving Centre

Jebel Ali

04-8817171

Belhasa Driving Centre

Nad Al Hammar

04-2895908

Belhasa Driving Centre

Al Qouz 4

04-5091200

Belhasa Driving Centre

Al Qouz

04-3412636

Dubai Driving Centre

Jumairah

04-3455855

Dubai Driving Centre

Al Qouz Industrial 3

04-3236000

Dubai Driving Centre

Al Qusais 1

04-2381115

Dubai Driving Centre

Al Khail

04-4048000

Dubai International Driving Centre (Drive Dubai)

Dubai Investment Park 2

04-8855118

Galadari Motor Driving Centre

Al Qusais 4

04-2676166

Galadari Motor Driving Centre

Al Qouz 3

04-4043401

Emirates Driving Institute

Al Qusais 1

04-2631100

Emirates Driving Institute

Al Qouz 3

04-3237439

Emirates Transport Driving Institute

Warsan 3

8006006

Excellence Driving Centre

Al Qusais Industrial 5

600515154

Bin Yaber Driving Centre

Al Rowayyah

04-2156000

Eco Drive Driving Institute

Dubai Industrial City

600595959

Self Service Machines
  • Smart screens available in the Driving Institutes
Customer Happiness Centres
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Deira
Process

Through Website

  • The customer logs in to his personal profile on the website using his valid Emirates ID.
  • The system verifies the customer’s identity by sending an OTP to his registered phone number.
  • The customer books an appointment for the required test (Knowledge, or Yard, or Road).
    • If the customer wants to book a remote interpretation for the knowledge test, he selects the service and the remote interpretation fees are added to the test fees.
  • The customer settles the required fees.
  • The customer receives an SMS and email with the scheduled appointment date.

Through Smart Applications (Road test)

  • The customer enters the learning permit application number and the date of birth.
  • The customer selects an appointment from the list of available appointments.
  • The customer settles the required fees by credit card.

Through Driving Institutes

  • The customer submits the learning permit application number.
  • The customer selects an appointment from the list of available appointments.
  • If the customer requests a remote interpretation of the Knowledge test (available in all languages):
    • The interpreter calls the centre and gets connected with the customer through Skype.
    • The customer takes the exam while the interpreter translates all the questions and options.
  • The customer settles the required fees.
  • An electronic copy of the receipt is sent to the e-mail registered in the system, and an SMS is sent to the registered phone number with a link to download a copy of the transaction receipt.

Through Smart Screens (Road test)

  • The customer enters the Emirates ID number or the learning permit application number.
  • The customer selects an appointment from the list of available appointments.
  • The customer settles the required fees over the counter in the Institute ahead of booking.

Through the Customer Happiness Centre (Evaluation test and Road test after withdrawing or cancelling the licence)

  • The customer submits the required documents at the Customer Happiness Centre in Deira.
  • The customer settles the required fees.
  • The customer selects an appointment from the list of available appointments. Women apply for the test at the Dubai Driving Center Al Qusais branch, and men apply at the Emirates Driving Center Al Qusais branch.

Through Mahboub Chatbot (Road test)

  • The customer inquires about the service through a conversation with Mahboub, for example: booking an appointment for a Road test.
  • Mahboub displays the requirements for applying for the service and the requires fees.
  • Mahboub checks if the customer wants to complete the process of booking a Road test appointment.
  • The customer approves and is required to enter the traffic file number and the year of birth in the following format (19xx).
  • The customer sets the Road test appointment date and time that suits him.
  • The system verifies the identity of the customer by sending an OTP to the mobile number registered in the system.
  • The customer settles the required fees by credit card.
  • The customer receives the reference number of the transaction.
Average waiting time
  • Online Channels: N/A
  • Driving Institutes: 5 minutes.
Validity

Valid until the appointment date.

What you will get

Knowledge test, Yard test or Road test appointment.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must have a valid learning application.
  • To request a remote interpretation of the Knowledge test, the customer must book the service 5 days before the scheduled Knowledge test date.
  • When booking driving tests through the website, the customer must complete all financial requirements at the driving institutes.
  • Knowledge test: the customer must complete all the theory training requirements.
  • Yard test: the customer must complete the training requirements and pass the Knowledge test and the Evaluation test of the driving institutes.
  • Road test: the customer must complete the training requirements and pass the Knowledge and Yard tests and settle all the fees.
  • If the customer didn't show for the test, he must book a new test appointment and pay the required fees.
FAQs
  • Question 1: How can the customer change the appointment of the Road test?

Answer 1: The customer can postpone the appointment of the Road test through online channels or the Driving Institute 24 hours prior to the test date. He can prepone it at any time provided that he finds an available appointment and settles the required fees.

Question 2: When can the customer book another Road test if he failed it?

Answer 2: The customer can book another Road test from the list of available appointments at any time after he fulfills the training requirements.

  • Question 3: How long does the customer have to wait after finishing the driving classes/lessons to book the Road test appointment?

Answer 3: The customer can book a test from the list of available appointments at any time even during training. He must fulfill the training requirements 24 hours before the test.

  • Question 4: How many questions are there in the Knowledge Test and how many must be answered correctly to pass?

Answer 4:

  • Number of questions: 40
  • Minimum correct answers required: 30.

Note: If the customer failed the Road test 5 consecutive times, he must apply for the Institute Evaluation test.

  • Question 5: What is the Evaluation test that's required at the Driving Institutes?

Answer 5: It's an evaluation test conducted by the Driving Institute to check the readiness of the customer to take the Yard test.


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