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Adding A New Category To An Existing Instructor Training Permit

This service enables you to apply for adding new categories to an existing driving training permit.


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

Required documents

  1. Letter from the driving institute to apply for this service
  2. Copy of the driving license
  3. Original training permit
  4. Copy of the passport + valid residence visa
  5. Copy of the work card of the female trainers who are sponsored by their relatives
  6. 1 personal photograph
  7. Emirates ID


Driving training permit with the new added category.

Service fees

  • 100 AED service fees
  • 200 AED theory test
  • 200 AED practical test
  • +20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.


1 year.

Average processing time

Service centre: 5 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 to book an appointment for the theory test
  • If the customer passes the theory test, the customer books an appointment for the practical test and is required to settle its fees
  • Once the customer passes the practical test, the new category will be added on the permit.

Terms and conditions

  • The permit with the new added category can be issued after passing the theory and practical test of the required category.


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