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Transferring A License From Another Emirate To Dubai

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

Eligibility

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

Required documents

  1. Emirates ID + copy
  2. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from sponsor/valid Emirates ID in case of personal sponsorship
  3. Transfer letter from the other emirate
  4. Eye test
  5. NOC from sponsor except for below list of professions:

Professions that do not require NOC:

Free business

Expert

Specialist

Teacher

Consultant

Imam

Treasurer

Storekeeper

Trader

Surgeon

Geologist

Coach

Expert

Speaker

Daiah

Doctor

Auctioneer

Historian

Captain

Broker

Owner or partner of a business/establishment

Pharmacist

Doctor/General practitioner

Pilot

Judge

Legalist

Journalist

Writer

Marriage Official

Instructor

Trainer

Manager

Lawyer

Legal consultant

Tutor

Guide

Lecturer

Engineer

Contractor

Investor

Owner of land or property

Hostess

Nurse

Mufti

Muezzin

Reciter

Businessman

Editor

Producer

Director

Anchor

Program planner

Accountant

Financial analyst/researcher

Economic analyst/researcher

Tour guide

Auditor

Computer programmer

Sports player

Orator

Prosecutor

Commercial agent

Noukhaza

Shipmaster

Military personnel

Output

New driving license.

Service fees

  • 200 AED for opening a traffic file
  • 150 AED for issuing a license
  • 50 AED for the handbook manual
  • 20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.

Validity

  • The issuance date of the transferred driving license will remain the same as the original date (specified by the other Emirate)
  • The expiry date will be calculated from the date of issuance up to 10 years for customers who are above 21 years old.

Average processing time

Up to 30 minutes at the Customer Happiness Centres.

Ways to apply

Process

Through service centre:

  • The customer presents the required documents at the service centre
  • The customer is required to settle the fees
  • The customer receives the new license.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer must be present in person
  • If the customer has a traffic file, the license will be transferred to the same file
  • If the customer does not have a traffic file, the customer must open a new file.

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