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Now get trained in new LEXUS IS300 or Nissan Patrol (Manual gear) for your driving lessons. Appear for Excellence Test, parking and road test on ONE day and pay a fixed price!

Our highly qualified and experienced trainers will give you training on to be a safe motorist on the road. 


Student Terms and Conditions:
Click here to read the terms and conditions of the Gold Excellence Driving Course.


  1. Original Emirates ID 
  2. A copy of valid visa issued in Dubai
  3. Eye test report (before RTA file opening). The eye test is available at the EDI main centers or RTA-approved eye test centers in Dubai.
  4. Original driving license issued from other countries of the same vehicle category (if any)*:  
    • The hologram on the driving license must be visible. 
    • A valid and expired (less than ten years of expiry) driving licenses are acceptable.
    • If your driving license is not issued in English or Arabic, please legally translate your driving license from a legal translation typing office in Dubai. 
    • For a lost driving license, please seek a letter from the consulate of your country.

*Subject to RTA approval. If the driving license is denied by the RTA, please seek a letter from the embassy of your country. 



Female customers (younger than 21 years) who wish to take training by a male instructor:

  1. A no-objection letter signed by the sponsor 
  2. A no-objection letter to be signed by self (only for UAE nationals or company visa holders)
  3. Copy of the sponsor's Emirates ID

Customers holding Partner visa:

  1. Copy of a valid UAE trade license 

UAE Marsoom / Bedouin:

  1. Valid and original marsoom letter
  2. Valid and original passport 
  3. One passport size photograph
  4. Eye test report

People of Determination:

  1. An original medical report issued from Rashid Hospital (maximum of two years validity)
  2. Sanad Card from Community Development Authority (optional)

Pregnant women:

  1. A no-objection letter signed by the sponsor 
  2. 'Fit to Drive' certificate issued by the consulting doctor.


File transfer from other institutes within Dubai or other-emirates:

  1. Original RTA file from the previous driving institute or driving schools. 
  2. Clearance letter from the previous driving institute or driving schools signed and stamped by an authorized signatory.
  3. Proof of theory lectures attendance
  4. Valid or invalid RTA learning permit (not applicable for other-emirates)
  5. Training Sheet (if practical training is completed)

Driver visa holders (excluding Taxi Company):

  1. Medical fitness report from the RTA approved medical centers or hospitals.



Mandatory documents required for applicants

  1. On personal or family-sponsored visa currently residing in Dubai:
    • Valid passport copy & visa copy of the sponsor & applicant
    • Original and valid Emirates ID
    • Valid tenancy contract (Ejari) & electricity bill from DEWA*
    • Eye test report (After approval)
    • Declaration letter from the school or university (if the applicant is a student in Dubai)
    • NOC for professional help (e.g. housemaid, nanny, driver)
      *not required in case the declaration letter is available
  2. On a company-sponsored visa:
    • Situation 1: Company has a branch in Dubai & currently residing in Dubai:
      1.  Valid passport copy & visa copy of the applicant
      2. Original and valid Emirates ID
      3.  Copy of valid trade license of the Dubai branch of the company. The company name must match the name on the trade license.
      4. NOC to clearly mention that the applicant is working in the Dubai branch of the company.
      5. Eye test (After approval)
    • Situation 2: Company does not have a branch in Dubai & currently residing in Dubai:
      (e.g. Applicants on investor or partner visa from other-emirates do not have a branch & currently residing in Dubai)
      1.  Valid passport copy & visa copy of the sponsor & applicant
      2. Original and valid Emirates ID
      3.  Valid tenancy contract (Ejari) & electricity bill from DEWA
      4. Eye test report (After approval)
      5. NOC issued by the company from other emirates if they do not have any branch in Dubai


Gold Excellence Driving Course

Training hours 20 hours training 15 hours training 10 hours training 4 hours of training/
Direct Test Course**
Total fees upon partial payment (registration discount included) AED 17,993* AED 14,843* AED ​11,168* AED 9,593*
Total fees upon full payment (5% discount included) AED 17,100* AED 14,108* AED 10,616* AED 9,120*

Get ​trained in LEXUS IS300 within a fixed price until the first excellence test. The excellence test refers to the parking and road test on the same day. Upon retest, AED 3800 apply for each excellence test (including 4 hours training and test)

*Eye test and 5% VAT not included, will apply seperately. Click here for the detailed fee structure. 

Renewal of RTA Learning Permit fee will apply (AED 142.5)

**Direct Test Course: Customers holding an original license from any GCC (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia), European, North American, East Asia & African countries (as listed by RTA) are eligible to register for the car and motorcycle categories. 

[Fees are subject to change]

Students can complete upto 4 hours of training in a day. 

Click here for a comparison of all car driving courses.

Training Rules & Regulations:

  • Always carry your Emirates ID and RTA learning permit while attending the practical training, lectures, and tests.
  • Please arrive 10 mins earlier than your practical training and tests.
  • Should you fail to report within 10 minutes of your class, you’ll be marked as “ABSENT' and compensatory training will apply by paying for the absent class.
  • Should you wish to temporarily stop your training, please inform us 48 hours in advance of your scheduled training to avoid absent fees. Please by a call on 04 2631100 or email at  
  • Should you wish to stop the classes due to health issues, please inform us 48 hours in advance of your scheduled training to avoid absent fees. It is mandatory to submit a DHA attested medical certificate as proof of absenteeism. Please inform us by a call on 04 2631100 or email at
  • In case your instructor is absent, we will arrange a replacement instructor & should we fail to provide another instructor, your training will be extended accordingly.
  • The luxury training vehicle chosen at the time of registration will be continued until the end of the student journey. The vehicle cannot be changed or test driven during the training or tests.
  • The EDI management will replace the student's training vehicle based on the students' initial driving assessment test performance so as to enable the student to improve the training performance. 
  • The Gold Excellence instructors and their vehicles are permanently allocated. Should the Gold Excellence students wish to take training with a specific instructor, their respective training vehicle will be allocated. Swapping the Gold Excellence instructors with alternate luxury vehicles is not applicable.

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

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

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
  • Classroom 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.

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. Ensure to carry Emirates ID and RTA learning permit. 
  • 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.