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Adding A New Category To The Driving License (Based On Test)

This service enables you to apply for adding a new category to the driving license after passing a test in 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, are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. File of the passing applicant, signed by the examiner
  2. Emirates ID.


Driving license.

Service fees

  • 200 AED
  • +20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.


The expiry date of the new printed driving license remains the same.

Average processing time

1 visit to the driving institute.

Ways to apply


  • The customer submits the documents at the institute
  • The institute defines the required number of training sessions
  • The customer settles the required fees
  • After completing all training sessions, the customer books an appointment for the theory, internal and road tests and pays the required fees
  • After passing all 3 tests, the license is issued and submitted to the customer

Terms and conditions

  • The required documents must be valid
  • The customer must pass the driving test.


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