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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. Copy of the passport in case of personal sponsorship
  3. Transfer letter from the other emirate
  4. Eye test
  5. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the sponsor except for the below listed professions

Professions that do not require NOC:

  1. Free business
  2. Expert
  3. Specialist
  4. Teacher
  5. Consultant
  6. Imam
  7. Treasurer
  8. Storekeeper
  9. Trader
  10. Surgeon
  11. Geologist
  12. Coach
  13. Expert
  14. Speaker
  15. Daiah
  16. Doctor
  17. Auctioneer
  18. Historian
  19. Captain
  20. Broker
  21. Owner or partner of a business/establishment
  22. Pharmacist
  23. Doctor/General practitioner
  24. Pilot
  25. Judge
  26. Legalist
  27. Journalist
  28. Writer
  29. Marriage Official
  30. Teacher
  31. Trainer
  32. Manager
  33. Lawyer
  34. Legal consultant
  35. Tutor
  36. Guide
  37. Lecturer
  38. Engineer
  39. Contractor
  40. Investor
  41. Owner of land or property
  42. Hostess
  43. Nurse
  44. Mufti
  45. Muezzin
  46. Reciter
  47. Businessman
  48. Editor
  49. Producer
  50. Director
  51. Anchor
  52. Program planner
  53. Accountant
  54. Financial analyst/researcher
  55. Economic analyst/researcher
  56. Tour guide
  57. Auditor
  58. Computer programmer
  59. Sports player
  60. Orator
  61. Prosecutor
  62. Commercial agent
  63. Noukhaza
  64. Lawyer
  65. 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

  • 10 years if the customer's age is above 21
  • 1 year if the customer's age is below 21.

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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