How to exchange your foreign driving license for UAE license

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It is easy to commute to any part of range rover Dubai by driving, which is one of the fascinating things to do. In the UAE, taking classes from a reputable agency and passing the tests prescribed by the government is the most popular way to receive a license. A UAE driving license can be obtained by citizens of certain countries by exchanging their existing licenses. This can help you save time and use your home country’s driving license in the UAE quickly and easily. You need to know if you are eligible to transfer driving licenses before delving into the criteria and procedures. Updates indicate that licenses from the following countries can be transferred to a valid UAE license; licenses from other countries can only be transferred in certain categories, such as motorcycles or light vehicles. On the RTA online site, you can find a list of all these countries and the latest updates.

Conditions for Eligibility and Required Documents

According to UAE law, the following criteria must be met:

  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • You must have the citizenship of your homeland along with proof that you have lived in UAE for at least two years

The following documents are required:

Passport holders with regular passports

  • Copy of Emirates ID card and original document
  • A copy and original of the driver’s license
  • An electronic eye test report from any dentist or optometrist approved by the DHA
  • If the license is in any other language than English or Arabic, a legally translated copy of it must be submitted
  • The sponsor company’s NOC. (Certain professions mentioned are exempted)

Passports with diplomatic status for residents

  • A copy of their passport and their original passport
  • A copy of the driver’s license
  • Report of an eye test by electronic means
  • A MOFA letter of approval from your organization valid for a period of at least six months after your submission
  • Diplomatic cards issued by international organizations, consulates, or embassies

It is a simple process. Submit your application along with all the required documents to any RTA customer center in your area and pay the fee there. You will be notified when your application has been approved. A photo will be taken of you, after which you will receive a driving license that can be used in the UAE.