How to get a driver’s license in Dubai

How to get a driver license in Dubai - Makebiz

Many people are interested in how to drive a car to Dubai. Consider three options.

1. You entered the UAE on a tourist visa and decided to rent a car. If you have an international driver’s license of the Russian model, Russian citizens have the right to drive a vehicle in the UAE within 30 days from the moment of entry into the country.

2. You have received the status of a resident in the UAE. In this case, it is no longer possible to drive according to the international rights of the Russian model. This is a legal requirement. You will have to get a local driving certificate. In case of violation of the law, a large fine is issued or a penalty of imprisonment is applied.

3. For citizens of more than 30 countries, it is allowed to change their rights to local ones. The list is constantly changing, it is better to track up-to-date information on the official website of the Road transport department.

How to get a license in Dubai?

To get a local driver’s license in Dubai, you must meet certain conditions:

  • You are over 18 years old;
  • You have received a resident visa and an Emirates ID;
  • Your physical and psychological condition allows you to drive a vehicle, and you have no medical contraindications.

You can take the exam and get your license only in the Emirate where you received residency.

The process of obtaining a driver’s license is fairly standard. It is necessary to undergo a medical examination, theoretical and practical training and pass exams in theory and driving. Our company cooperates with the largest driving schools in the UAE. Sign up for a free consultation with our specialist and find out how to get a license in Dubai.

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