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Applying For A Driving Theory Lecturer Permit

This Service enables you to apply for a lecturer permit to deliver lectures on traffic laws and regulations for applicants requesting a vehicle driving license.


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.


Employees who are nominated by their institutes 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. Copy of the Emirates ID
  4. Copy of the driving license with a minimum experience of 3 years
  5. Criminal record certificate.


Lecturer permit.

Service fees

  • 500 AED permit fees
  • 200 AED theory test appointment
  • +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 fees to book a theory test (the test, across all categories, takes place within RTA's main building)
  • Upon passing the theory test, the customer receives the permit from RTA's main office.

Terms and conditions

  • The customer must pass the theory test to receive the permit
  • The customer's traffic file must be clear from fines
  • The customer's legal age must be 25 years old when issuing this permit
  • The customer must be medically fit.


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