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Apply for Transferring a Driving 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. Original valid Emirates ID
  2. Transfer letter from the other emirate
  3. Electronic eye test
  4. NOC from sponsor except for below list of professions :
    • The letter must be addressed to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) either in English or in Arabic
    • The letter must have a validity date. noting that the letter has a validity of 6 months
    • The letter must be stamped if the sponsor was a company
    • The letter must be signed by the sponsor for personal sponsorship if the sponsor's profession was driver, farmer, servant, etc
    • The NOC is not required for personal sponsorship if the sponsor was a relative (mother, father, housewife, son, mahram, daughter, etc.)

Professions that do not require NOC

Judge

Shipmaster

Prosecutor

Noukhaza

Lawyer

Pharmacist

Consultant

Nurse

Legalist

Military personnel

Doctor/General practitioner

Imam

Doctor

Orator

Surgeon

Daiah

Specialist

Speaker

Advisor

Mufti

Specialist

Marriage official

Expert

Muezzin

Professor

Reciter

Teacher

Historian

Instructor

Journalist

Trainer

Editor

Guide

Director

Lecturer

Producer

Engineer

Commentator

Contractor

Anchor

Investor

Program planner

Owner of land or property

Sports referee

Trader

Sports player

Businessman

Accountant

Free business

Financial analyst/researcher

Owner or partner of a business/establishment

Economic analyst/researcher

Auctioneer

Geologist

Broker

Tour guide

Commercial agent

Auditor

Manager

Computer programmer

Pilot

Writer

Hostess

Storekeeper

Captain

Treasurer

Service fees
  • 200 AED for opening a traffic file
  • 600 AED for issuing a license
  • 50 AED for the handbook manual
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Average processing time
  • 3 minutes.
Service Centres
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Deira (Eye test available)
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Umm Ramool (Eye test not available)
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Al Barsha (Eye test available)
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Al Manarah (Eye test available)
  • Customer Happiness Centre - Al Towar (Eye test available)
  • Hatta Tasjeel Centre.
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.
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 UAE and GCC citizens who are above 21 years old and up to 5 years for residents who are above 21 years old.
What you will get

New driving 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 and he will be exempted from opening a traffic file fees.
  • If the customer does not have a traffic file, the customer must open a new file.
FAQs

This service has no FAQs.


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