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Renewing A Driving Instructor Permit

This service enables you to keep on training the individuals who have applied for a driving instructor permit at the driving institutes and at Dubai companies.


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.


Trainers and lecturers who already have permits are eligible to apply for this service.

Required documents

  1. Letter from the institute to apply for this service
  2. Copy of the passport + valid residence visa
  3. Good Conduct Certificate issued by Dubai Police
  4. Copy of the work card of the female trainers who are sponsored by their relatives
  5. Emirates ID
  6. Expired permit
  7. 1 personal photograph
  8. Eye-test examination report


Driving instructor/lecturer permit.

Service fees

  • 400 AED to renew the instructor permit
  • 100 AED for each additional category
  • +20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.


1 year.

Average processing time

Service centre: up to 15 minutes.

Ways to apply


Through Service Centre:

  • The customer presents the required documents at the service centre
  • The customer is required to settle the service fees through the e-wallet
  • The customer receives the permit.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer must issue a temporary permit if the required documents are not complete
  • The renewal of the permit depends on the yearly performance of the instructor/lecturer which is based on RTA's policy
  • The customer must fulfill the renewal requirements within a period of 2 months from the date of renewal. Else wise, the instructor permit will be stopped on the traffic system.
  • The requirements are:
    1. Passing the knowledge test
    2. Providing a medical fitness certificate (if the customer is above 40 years old)
    3. Undergoing a practical training course (4 hours)
    4. Undergoing the awareness workshop.


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