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Applying For A Driving License Transfer From Dubai To Other Emirates

This service enables you to apply for transferring a driving license issued in the Emirate of Dubai to another emirate.


​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


Driving license transfer certificate.

Service fees

This service is free.


2 months.

Average processing time

1 visit to Customer Happiness Centre.

Ways to apply


  • The customer submits the required documents at the centre
  • The customer receives the original license and the transfer certificate from the centre.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer must come in person to apply for this service.


  • Question 1: Will the issuance date of the transferred license change?

Answer 1: The issuance date of the transferred driving license remains the same as the original date specified by the other emirate.

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