Get your car driving license by registering for unlimited training and tests till you pass under the FIXED PRICE COURSE! Or pay for your training till the first road test!

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Important, Please Note!

  1. Students can opt to register for either Automatic or Manual gear. However, please note that Automatic license holders are not allowed to drive a Manual gear vehicle.
  2. Students registering for 15 or 10 hours of LMV training must appear for a Pre-Evaluation Test to evaluate their driving experience.
  3. Driver Skill Refresher Course: For those who hold a valid UAE driving license and need a confidence boost & practice, can apply for this course. It includes 4 hours of practical training sessions. Minimum of 2 hours of sessions can also be taken.
  4. Simulator Training: All students registered for 20 hours sessions will have to attend 1 session of Simulator prior to starting their practical training.
  5. Solo Training: This is mandatory for 20 hours sessions course and is optional for 15/10 hour session.
  6. Those who have a valid UAE Driving license from any Emirate other than Dubai need to get their driving file transferred from the other-emirate to Dubai RTA before opening a file for any other vehicle category.
  7. In case a student incurs a UAE traffic fine, they will not be eligible to enroll unless the fine is paid.
  8. Those who have opened any driving file before with other institutes should transfer their file. For more information please call 04-2631100.
  9. Pilots and Cabin Crews of only 'Emirates Airlines' & 'FlyDubai' with their valid country license can appear for Direct Test. Those who do not hold a valid country license will have to register for 20 hours of training. Pilots & Cabin crews of other airlines can also register as regular students for 20/15/10 hour sessions under the Flying Crew Course.
  10. Those who have nationality and driving license of the listed 41 countries can directly transfer their license by walking into any RTA office with necessary documents & fee. The exempted countries are:
GCC countries Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar
European countries Austria, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Netherland, Italy, Britain, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Finland, Serbia, Latvia, Slovakia, Hungary.
North American countries Canada (only Quebec province), USA
East Asian Countries South Korea, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Singapore, China
African Countries South Africa

MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

  1. Original Emirates ID
    Please note: Visa copy may be required if the designation mentioned in the Emirates ID is not the same as in the stamped visa. Emirates / FlyDubai cabin crew must provide visa copy if the profession is different in Emirates ID.
  2. Eye test must be completed before RTA file opening. It can be done at any of EDI’s 3 main centres (Al Qusais/Al Quoz/Port Rashid) or at any RTA authorized optical centres in Dubai.
  3. A valid visa issued in Dubai
  4. Valid original other country driving license of the same category (if any): License must be legally translated only from Dubai if not printed in English/Arabic. The license must be attested from the home country embassy/consulate if in handwritten and/or in book format.
  5. No Objection letter required only if the profession is not mentioned in the RTA exempted list of professions*
  1. for employed: No Objection letter must be printed on the company letterhead with the company stamp & signature of the designated authority
  2. for the personal sponsor (wife/husband/siblings): No Objection letter not required
  3. for the personal sponsor (driver/nanny/helpers): No Objection letter is required
Please note: No Objection letter must be addressed to RTA, Dubai stating issue date, student name, passport no., selected vehicle category & gear transmission (automatic/manual). The No Objection letter is valid for only 6 months from the issue date unless the validity is mentioned by the sponsor.
*For UAE/GCC nationals, No Objection letter is not required even if the customer is below 21 years.
 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR:

Female customers (less than 21 years) wanting to take training by the male instructor :
  1. No objection letter signed by the sponsor (father /husband). No Objection letter to be signed by self (only for UAE nationals/employment visa holders).
  2. Copy of Emirates ID
  3. Copy of RTA learning permit
Driver visa holders (excluding Taxi Company):
  1. Medical fitness report from the RTA approved medical centre/hospitals.

File transfer from other institutes in Dubai/Emirates:

  1. Original RTA file from the previous school/institute (if registered before April 2017)
  2. No Objection letter /status report from previous school/institute.
  3. Theory lectures details (if attended)
  4. Valid /invalid learning permit (not applicable for other Emirates)
  5. Training Sheet (if practical training has been taken)

Customer holding partner visa:

  1. Copy of valid trade license.

Customers working in Dubai holding visa from other Emirate:

  1. Copy of trade license in Dubai
  2. Copy of trade license in other Emirate (name must be same as in Dubai trade license)
  3. No Objection letter from Dubai office stating the customer is employed & working in their Dubai office. (No Objection letter must be printed on company’s letterhead with company stamp and signature of designated authority).

Marsom / Bedouin (who do not have Emirates ID):

  1. Marsom letter

People of Determination:

  1. Original medical report from Rashid Hospital
  2. Sanad Card from CDA if available (optional)

Pregnant women:

  1. No Objection letter signed by husband
  2. ‘Fit to Drive’ Certificate from the consulting doctor
                                           20 hours of training (minimum)
Total fee till first road test with only the first test-attempt fees
(Including Theory test, Parking test, Assessment test, and Road test fee & a discount of 4 FREE training hours)
Regular training Night training Friday or
Friday & Saturday training
Shift training
(as per your choice)
RTA fee AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410
EDI fee (automatic gear) AED 4555 + 5% VAT AED 4715 + 5% VAT AED 5515 + 5% VAT AED 5835 + 5% VAT
TOTAL FEE
(automatic gear)
AED 5965  AED 6,125 AED 6925 AED 7245
RTA fee AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410
EDI fee (manual gear) AED 4395 + 5% VAT AED 4555 + 5% VAT AED 5515 + 5% VAT AED 5835 + 5% VAT
TOTAL FEE
(manual gear)
AED 5805  AED 5965  AED 6925 AED 7245
Fixed price course till you pass
Including a 10% discount, eye test fee, and RTA fee!
Automatic gear AED 10,800 + 5% VAT AED 10,800 + 5% VAT AED 13,050 + 5% VAT AED 13,950 + 5% VAT
Manual gear AED 12,600 + 5% VAT AED 12,600 + 5% VAT AED 13,050 + 5% VAT AED 13,950 + 5% VAT
Get Summer Discounts upto AED 700 !
 
                                           15 hours of training (minimum)
Total fee till first road test with only the first test-attempt fees 
(Including Theory test, Parking test, Assessment test, and Road test fee & a discount of 3 FREE training hours)
Regular training Night training Friday or
Friday & Saturday training
Shift training
(as per your choice)
RTA fee AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410
EDI fee (automatic gear) AED 3935 + 5% VAT AED 4055 + 5% VAT AED 4655 + 5% VAT AED 4895 + 5% VAT
TOTAL FEE
(automatic gear)
AED 5,345  AED 5,465  AED 6,065  AED 6,305 
RTA fee AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410
EDI fee (manual gear) AED 3815 + 5% VAT AED 3935 + 5% VAT AED 4655 + 5% VAT AED 4895 + 5% VAT
TOTAL FEE
(manual gear)
AED 5,225  AED 5,345 AED 6,065 AED 6,305
Fixed price course till you pass
Including a 10% discount, eye test fee, and RTA fee!
Automatic gear AED 10,350 + 5% VAT AED 10,350 + 5% VAT AED 12,600 + 5% VAT AED 13,500 + 5% VAT
Manual gear AED 12,150 + 5% VAT AED 12,150 + 5% VAT AED 12,600+ 5% VAT AED 13,500 + 5% VAT
Get Summer Discounts upto AED 700 !
 
 
                                           10 hours of training (minimum)
Total fee till first road test with only the first test-attempt fees 
(Including Theory test, Parking test, Assessment test, and Road test fee & a discount of 2 FREE training hours)
Regular training Night training Friday or
Friday & Saturday training
Shift training
(as per your choice)
RTA fee AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410
EDI fee (automatic gear) AED 3415 AED 3,495 AED 3,895 AED 4,055
TOTAL FEE
(automatic gear)
AED 4,825 + 5% VAT AED 4,905 + 5% VAT AED 5,305 + 5% VAT AED 5,465 + 5% VAT
RTA fee AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410 AED 1410
EDI fee (manual gear) AED 3335 + 5% VAT AED 3,415 + 5% VAT AED 3,895 + 5% VAT AED 4,055 + 5% VAT
TOTAL FEE
(manual gear)
AED 4,745  AED 4,825 AED 5,305 AED 5,465
Fixed price course till you pass
Including a 10% discount, eye test fee, and RTA fee!
Automatic gear AED 10,080 + 5% VAT AED 10,080 + 5% VAT AED 12,150 + 5% VAT AED 13,050 + 5% VAT
Manual gear AED 11,700 + 5% VAT AED 11,700 + 5% VAT AED 12,150 + 5% VAT AED 13,050 + 5% VAT
Get Summer Discounts upto AED 700!

You may register at any branch located across Dubai; Click here to locate a branch nearest to you!

Click here to register online. 

The students can choose the below training schedule at our Al Qusais, Port Rashid and Al Quoz centres:

1. Regular Training (8:25 am to 5:30 pm)
  • Daily training for 6 days in a week  (1 hour of training in 1 day)       Available from Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday -Thursday 
  • Twice a week for 2 days in a week  (2 hours of training in 1 day)     Available on Saturday-Tuesday OR Sunday-Wednesday OR Monday-Thursday 
  • Alternate days for 3 days in a week  (1 hour of training in 1 day)     Available from Saturday-Monday-Wednesday OR Sunday-Tuesday-Thursday 
  • Alternate days for 3 days in a week  (2 hours of training in 1 day)   Available from Saturday-Monday-Wednesday OR Sunday-Tuesday-Thursday
2. Night training (8 pm – 11 pm)
  • Daily training for 1 day in a week  (1 hour of training in 1 day)    Available on Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday -Thursday
  • Alternate days for 3 days in a week  (1 hour of training in 1 day)  Available on Saturday-Monday-Wednesday OR Sunday-Tuesday-Thursday
  • Alternate days for 3 days in a week  (2 hours of training in 1 day)  Available on Saturday-Monday-Wednesday OR Sunday-Tuesday-Thursday
3. Friday training (7:30 am – 4 pm)
2 hours or 4 hours of training in a week
 
4. Friday & Saturday training (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)
4 hours of training in a week
 
5. Shift training (As per your convenience) - 08:25 am – 5:30 pm
Max 4 hours of training in a day                 (Saturday to Thursday)
 
6. Gold training (As per your convenience)

Training Rules & Regulations

  • Please always carry your RTA learners’ permit, MDT card, and RTA handbook while attending the practical training, lectures and tests.
  • You are requested to report for all your practical training classes on time. You’ll be marked as “ABSENT,” should you fail to report within 10 minutes of your class starting time. Once marked “absent,” you’ll have to take the compensatory class by paying for that particular class.
  • If you wish to temporary stop your training, you must inform your course in-charge 24 hours before your scheduled training time. If you fail to do so, you’ll be marked as absent for that day.
  • In case your instructor is absent, we will try to arrange some other instructor for that particular class. Should we fail to provide another instructor, we will extend your training accordingly.
  • You must use the MDT card for timely login & logout of your training. Please insert the training card in your training vehicle as soon as your training begins and take it out once the training is over.

All students who register for 20/15/10 hours must attend 8 theory lectures available on weekdays and Fridays. Lectures can be attended online (e-lectures) in English, Urdu or Arabic or at the main centers in Al Qusais, Al Quoz, and Port Rashid centers. 

NOTE: The students must bring the EDI student ID and RTA Learning Permit to attend the lectures.

Lecture Topics:

Lecture 1 : Attitude and Responsibilities
Lecture 2 : Traffic signs
Lecture 3: Managing Risks
Lecture 4 : Driver Condition
Lecture 5 : Driving Environment
Lecture 6 : Rules of Road
Lecture 7 : Hazard and Emergencies
Lecture 8: Safety Demonstration

  • Please ensure you have attended all 8 lectures before you book your theory test. Now attend 8 lectures in English, Arabic or Urdu via e-Lectures (online lecture). Get your user guide here
  • Joining Instructions with Terms and Conditions – click here to download
  • EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities – click here to download
  • EDI lecture schedule - click here to download


RTA's Remote Interpretation System (RIS)

The service provides a remote instant interpretation of driving theoretical tests, conducted by RTA, to driver license applicants for as many as 195 different languages. The step is part of RTA's endeavors to enrich the Smart City initiative and realize its third strategic goal - People's Happiness

How to use the RIS service?

  • As per RTA guidelines, students have to submit an application for appointing an interpreter in the preferred language at the time of opening RTA file and pay the applicable fees.
  • This service cannot be added at a later stage while booking the Road Test.

Fees:  An additional fee of AED 420/- will be charged for availing this service apart from the regular exam fee of AED 310.

Remember to:

  • Obtain your RTA learners permit prior to your first driving lesson and carry it with you throughout the training period. Renew the permit once it expires.
  • Attend your first and all subsequent driving classes and tests with necessary lenses/ glasses.
  • Not be absent from classes without informing the concerned reception staff 48 hours before the class time or you will be charged for the classes.
  • Make proper payments for training and tests on time to avoid unnecessary problems/delays.
Tests Examined by Ways to apply Note:
Test 1: RTA Knowledge Test RTA
  • EDI call center (04 2631100) or
  • Test department staff at the EDI main centers
  • The test can be booked from 8 am to 4:15 pm; Saturday to Thursday.
  • The test can be attended only at the main centers (Al Qusais, Al Qouz or Port Rashid). The test center will be based on the location chosen at the time of registration.
Test 2: Pre - Evaluation Test*
(only for license holders of other countries)
EDI EDI call center, main centers or branches
  • The test can be attended from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm from Sunday to Thursday at the main centers (Al Qusais, Al Quoz or Port Rashid)
  • The students who choose training timing for Friday/Weekend can attend the test on Friday. 
Test 2: Road Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main centers or branches The test date will be based on the training course and location chosen; i.e. the regular course students will attend the test from Saturday to Thursday at the training location and the Friday/weekend course students will attend only on Friday at the training location.
Test 3: Yard Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main centers or branches
  • The test can be attended only at Al Qusais or Al Quoz main centers.
  • Please arrive 30 mins earlier than the test time in the Smart Yard at the respective training center
* Students training at the Port Rashid center must attend the Yard assessment test in Al Qusais center
Test 4: RTA Yard test RTA
  • EDI call center (04 2631100) or
  • Test department staff at the EDI main centers
  • The test can be attended only at Al Qusais or Al Quoz main centers.
  • Please arrive 30 mins earlier than the test time in the Smart Yard at the respective training center.*
* Students training at the Port Rashid center must attend the Yard assessment test in Al Qusais center
Test 5: RTA Road test RTA
  • Book through the smart screen at EDI main centers or 
  • RTA call center 800 90 90
  • The test can be attended from 7:30 am to 3:25 pm;  Sunday to Thursday; at our main centers only. 
  • Extra charge applies for attending the test on Saturday.
  • Please arrive 30 mins earlier than the test time at the respective training center.

Please ensure to carry your Emirates ID, EDI student ID, RTA learning permit, a male permit** and original country license (if any) at all times. 

*You must carry the original and valid other country driving license to appear for Pre-Evaluation test
**If a female student below 21 years wishes to be trained a male instructor, a male permit must be obtained for AED 10.