How to Apply for Driving License in Dubai

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Dubai is the place where you have to pay attention to the rules because the rules out there are very strict whether it is related to any work or related to traffic rules. Similarly, the rules applying for driving license is also strict. The following process will help you in getting the driving license in Dubai. Driving-License-in-DubaiDocuments required for driving license in Dubai-  If you are an expatriate then, first of all, you must have no objection certificate from your employer. This is the very basic thing you need while applying for driving license in Dubai.

  • You must be above 18 years.
  • You must have a residence proof with you.
  • You must have a course certificate from one of the authorized school of driving in Dubai
  • Passport original and the copy with residence stamp,
  • 8 passport size photos,
  • Copy of emirates ID,

Driving-License-in-DubaiEye Test: Driving license of an expatriate’s country if he passes eye test which shows that you have perfect eyesight. Driving License in DubaiFee - the fee for driving license in Dubai is 200Dh.

Authorized driving schools

  • Al Ahli Driving School- 04-3411500 (10 branches)
  • Belhasa Driving School - 04-3243535 (18 branches)
  • Dubai Driving Center- 04-3455855 (13 branches)
  • Emirates Driving Institute- 04-2631100 (53 branches/mall counters)
  • Galadari Driving School- 04-2676166 (14 branches),

Step 1- first of all go to the one of the authorized driving school in Dubai. Then give an eye test in the school or you can also choose an optician from outside.

Step 2- the school will collect you all information and required documents and will submit them to the RTA office and after that, you will be allotted a temporary driving license in Dubai.

Step 3- in the school of driving you will be given the training side by side it will take the internal tests related to parking, garage, and other basic things.

Step 4- then after passing the entire internal test the school will recommend you for the theory test and the road tests which is very important. Please take your driving file with you at the time of the test.

Step 5- then you will be called for the theory test which contains the following pattern-

The test contains 35 questions on the basic things related to the traffic signs, signals, and rules. The test can be taken in one of these languages- English or Urdu. As the theory test is taken on a touch screen computer and if someone is unable to use it then there is a facility of oral test for those people. The pattern for their test will be- 17 questions in the first part, 18 questions in the second part. Only those candidates will be appearing for the road test which has qualified the theory test. The test has the minimum passing marks.

Step 6- at the date given by the school for the road test you have to be at the RTA license office where you have to fill the form and there you have to submit the driving license fee. Don’t forget to take your passport and driving license file.

Step 7- after all the paperwork you will be called for the test where you will be given a time period in which you have to perform what you have learned in the driving school.

Step 8- if you have passed the test you will be given the approval paper from the invigilator officer and then you go to the pass counter submit the approval paper and an ID with 100Dh.

Step 9- after that you will be called for a photo and after that, you will receive the driving license in Dubai.

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Note- if you get fail in the test then go to your driving school register yourself again and then minimum take 7 days classes for applying again for driving license in Dubai.

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