All you need to do is choose from our variety of courses that are designed to suit your lifestyle, above-all availability.

We have a regular course (package till your first road test) and fixed price course (package till you pass and get your UAE driving license) available on weekdays, weekends, and nights (8 pm till 11 pm).

Your training hours may vary if you’re a holder of a valid driving license of the same category from some other country.
  • 20 hours: for beginners 
  • 15 hours: 2 to 5 years
  • 10 hours: 5 years and above
Our driving courses
Regular driving course: Driving course package till the first road test
  • Weekday: Saturday - Thursday
  • Weekend: Only Friday or Friday & Saturday
  • Shift course: Shift training schedule will help you choose your training timings as per your work schedule.
  • Night training: (8 pm – 11 pm)
Fixed price course: Package includes unlimited training and tests until you get your UAE driving license. 
  • Weekday: Saturday – Thursday
  • Weekend: Only Friday or Friday & Saturday
  • Shift course: Shift training schedule will help you choose your training timings as per your work schedule.
  • Night training: (8 pm – 11 pm)
Youth driving course: A course that has been exclusively designed for the university and college students in Dubai to match their flexible timings and convenience. Click here for more details.
  • Weekday: Saturday – Thursday
  • Shift course: Shift training schedule will help you choose your training timings as per your work schedule.
  • Night training: (8 pm – 11 pm) 
Affordable driving course: An exclusive affordable offer for a selected group of professions with low income (driver, house help, nanny, labor, cleaner, etc.), as a part of the Year of Zayed 2018. Please note that the profession will be considered as mentioned in the Emirates ID. Click here for more details.
  • Weekday: Saturday - Thursday
  • Weekend: Only Friday or Friday & Saturday
  • Shift course: Shift training schedule will help you choose your training timings as per your work schedule.
  • Night training: (8 pm – 11 pm) 
Gold driving course: Our Gold driving course allows you the flexibility of taking the course as per your schedule. From theory lectures, practical training to tests, everything is scheduled swiftly as per your preference and you do not have to follow the basic waiting period. Click here for more details.

Gold excellence course: A fixed price course that allows you to take training in Toyota Camry and appear for both parking and road test in one day. Click here for more details.

Platinum driving course: A special driving course that allows you to learn how to drive on luxury-high end cars, like Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne, Range Rover Sport, Mercedes G500 & C200, Tesla & Nissan Patrol. Click here for more details.

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. A minimum of 2 hours of sessions can also be taken.

Flying crew course: Special driving course for Pilots and Cabin Crews of only 'Emirates Airlines' & 'FlyDubai.' The professionals may directly appear for the RTA Road Test with their valid country license. 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.

Direct test course: Customers holding an original license from any GCC, European, North American,
East Asia & African countries (as listed by RTA) are eligible to register for direct test course. This course is applicable only for LMV/MOT category.  Customers can take optional practical training before the road test. The training fee will be applicable as per current rates.

P.S. Please refer to Rates/Fees for price break-up.

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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. The eye test must be completed before the RTA file opening. It can be done at any of EDI’s main centers (Al Qusais/Al Quoz) or at any RTA authorized optical centers 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 center/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.

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

FILE OPENING PROCESS FOR OTHER-EMIRATES
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
20 hours (Beginner)
*Eye test included for fixed price course only; 5% VAT applicable
 
Training Courses Regular Training Night Training Only Friday or Friday & Saturday Training Shift Training (Flexible Timings)
Partial payment fee Full payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee
Total fees till the first test attempt only
(Theory, Parking, Assessment, Lectures and Road Test)
(Discount of 4 free hours included) 
RTA Fees AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410  AED 1,410 AED 1,410  AED 1,410
EDI Fees (Automatic) AED 4,055 AED 3,795 AED 4,215 AED 3,935 AED 5,015 AED 4,635 AED 5,335 AED 4,915
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 5,465 AED 5,205 AED 5,625 AED 5,345 AED 6,425 AED 6,045 AED 6,745 AED 6,325
EDI Fees (Manual)
 
AED 3,895 AED 3,655 AED 4,055 AED 3,795 AED 5,015 AED 4,635 AED 5,335 AED 4,915
Total Fees (Manual) AED 5,305 AED 5,065 AED 5,465 AED 5,205 AED 6,425 AED 6,045 AED 6,745 AED 6,325
*Fixed price course till pass
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 10,300 AED 9,270 AED 10,300 AED 9,270 AED 12,550 AED 11,100 AED 13,450 AED 11,900
Total Fees (Manual) AED 12,100 AED 10,890 AED 12,100 AED 10,890 AED 12,550 AED 11,100 AED 13,450 AED 11,900
*Fixed price course with corporate discount Group A
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 9,238 AED 8,314 AED 9,238 AED 8,314 - - - -
Total Fees (Manual) AED 10,858 AED 9,772 AED 10,858 AED 9,772 - - - -
* Fixed price course with corporate discount Group B
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 8,698 AED 7,828 AED 8,698 AED 7,828 - - - -
Total Fees (Manual) AED 10,228 AED 9,205 AED 10,228 AED 9,205 - - - -


15 hours (Other country license issued between 2-5 years)
*Eye test included for fixed-price course only; 5% VAT applicable
Training Courses Regular Training Night Training Only Friday or Friday & Saturday training
Shift Training (Flexible Timings)
Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee
Total fees till the first test attempt only
(Theory, Parking, Assessment, Lectures and Road Test)
(Discount of 3 free hours included) 
RTA Fees AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410  AED 1,410 AED 1,410  AED 1,410
EDI Fees (Automatic) AED 3,435 AED 3,175 AED 3,555 AED 3,275 AED 4,155 AED 3,775 AED 4,395 AED 3,975
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 4,845 AED 4,585 AED 4,965 AED 4,685 AED 5,565 AED 5,185 AED 5,805 AED 5,385
EDI Fees (Manual)
 
AED 3,315 AED 3,075 AED 3,435 AED 3,175 AED 4,155 AED 3,775 AED 4,395 AED 3,975
Total Fees (Manual) AED 4,725 AED 4,485 AED 4,845 AED 4,585 AED 5,565 AED 5,185 AED 5,805 AED 5,385
*Fixed price course till pass
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 9,850 AED 8,865 AED 9,850 AED 8,865 AED 12,100 AED 10,700 AED 13,000 AED 11,500
Total Fees (Manual) AED 11,650 AED 10,485 AED 11,650 AED 10,485 AED 12,100 AED 10,700 AED 13,000 AED 11,500
*Fixed price course with corporate discount Group A
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 8,833 AED 7,950 AED 8,833 AED 7,950 - - - -
Total Fees (Manual) AED 10,453 AED 9,408 AED 10,453 AED 9,408 - - - -
* Fixed price course with corporate discount Group B
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 8,316 AED 7,484 AED 8,316 AED 7,484 - - - -
Total Fees (Manual) AED 9,845 AED 8,861 AED 9,845 AED 8,861 - - - -

10 hours (Other country license issued between 5 years)
*Eye test included for fixed price course only; 5% VAT applicable
Training Courses Regular Training Night Training Only Friday or Friday & Saturday training Shift Training (Flexible Timings)
Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee Full Payment fee Partial Payment fee
 
Full Payment 
fee
Partial Payment fee
 
Full Payment fee
Total fees till the first test attempt only
(Theory, Parking, Assessment, Lectures and Road Test)
(Discount of 2 free hours included) 
RTA Fees AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410 AED 1,410  AED 1,410 AED 1,410  AED 1,410
EDI Fees (Automatic) AED 2,915 AED 2,655 AED 2,995 AED 2,715 AED 3,395 AED 3,015 AED 3,555 AED 3,135
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 4,325 AED 4,065 AED 4,405 AED 4,125 AED 4,805 AED 4,425 AED 4,965 AED 4,545
EDI Fees (Manual)
 
AED 2,835 AED 2,595 AED 2,915 AED 2,655 AED 3,395 AED 3,015 AED 3,555 AED 3,135
Total Fees (Manual) AED 4,245 AED 4,005 AED 4,325 AED 4,065 AED 4,805 AED 4,425 AED 4,965 AED 4,545
*Fixed price course till pass
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 9,580 AED 8,622 AED 9,580 AED 8,622 AED 11,650 AED 10,300 AED 12,550 AED 11,100
Total Fees (Manual) AED 11,200 AED 10,080 AED 11,200 AED 10,080 AED 11,650 AED 10,300 AED 12,550 AED 11,100
*Fixed price course with corporate discount Group A
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 8,590 AED 7,731 AED 8,590 AED 7,731 - - - -
Total Fees (Manual) AED 10,048 AED 9,043 AED 10,048 AED 9,043 - - - -
* Fixed price course with corporate discount Group B
(10% registration and lecture discount included!)
Total Fees (Automatic) AED 8,086 AED 7,277 AED 8,086 AED 7,277 - - - -
Total Fees (Manual) AED 9,463 AED 8,517 AED 9,463 AED 8,517 - - - -



Flying crew course:
Fly Dubai and Emirates Airline Cabin crew and pilot, who hold an LMV home country driving license are eligible for this course
Eye test included; 5% VAT applicable
 
Tests Fees
File opening Theory and Road Test RTA fees - AED 1,570
EDI fees - AED 955
Total fees - AED 2,525
*Customers can take optional practical training before the road test. The training fee will be applicable as per current rates.


Direct test course
Eye test included; 5% VAT applicable
*Customers can take optional practical training before the road test. The training fee will be applicable as per current rates.

 
Tests Fees Customers holding an original license from any
GCC, European, North American,
East Asia & African countries
(as listed by RTA) are eligible
(applicable only for LMV/MOT category)
File opening Theory and Road Test RTA fees - AED 1,570    
EDI fees - AED 955
Total fees - AED 2,525
Fee break up

Eye test included; 5% VAT applicable

*Customers can take optional practical training before the road test. The training fee will be applicable as per current rates and selected courses.
Beneficiary Service Title RTA Fees
(in AED)
EDI Fees
(in AED)
Institute admission fee Enrollment - EDI - 575
Basic center services Theory lecture/e-learning - 1,000
RTA knowledge test room 240 70
EDI practical assessment test - smart yard (if absent) - 130
RTA yard test vehicle rent 240 70
EDI practical assessment test - on road - 250
RTA road test vehicle rent 240 70
Practical training fee-per hour (Manual gear) Regular training course - day - 120
Regular training course - night - 130
Friday and weekend (Friday and Saturday training course) - 190
Shift training course (flexible) - 210
Practical training fee-per hour (Automatic gear) Regular training course - day - 130
Regular training course - night - 140
Friday and weekend (Friday and Saturday training course) - 190
Shift training course (flexible) - 210
Other services by institute Eye test 90 50
Theory preparation session for knowledge test (if failed) - 50
Processing to reactivate the RTA traffic file  320 140
Children play area (per hour) - 10
Simulator training - 100
Issue driving license (21 years and above) 320 100
Issue driving license (21 years and below) 120 100
Pre-evaluation test - 100
Training extension fee (upon road test failure) - 150
Practical assessment test (after every 5th road test) - 250
Solo training - 100
New driver sticker (normal) - 5
New driver sticker (magnetic) - 10
Other services by RTA Enrollment - RTA file opening 370 140
Amending a learning permit from 'automatic' to 'manual' or vice versa 240 120
Remote Interpretation Service (RIS) 435 -
Renewing a learning permit 120 20
Lost/damage learning permit 120 20
Transferring file from other Emirate or vice-versa 220 -
Committee test fee 410 -
Commercial permit (driver visa under personal sponsorship) 200 -
Training permit for a female with a male trainer 10 -

Procedure to Register:

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

Click here to register online.

Please note:

  • 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.
  • Students registering for 15 or 10 hours of LMV training must appear for a Pre-Evaluation Test to evaluate their driving experience.
  • Simulator Training: All students registered for 20 hours sessions will have to attend 1 session of Simulator prior to starting their practical training.
  • Solo Training: This is mandatory for 20 hours sessions course and is optional for 15/10 hour session.
  • 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.
  • In case a student incurs a UAE traffic fine, they will not be eligible to enroll unless the fine is paid.
  • Those who have opened any driving file before with other institutes should transfer their file. For more information please call 04-2631100.Training details to be turned into a tabular format for better understanding

Twice a week
(2 hours a day/
4 hours a week)

Days

Timings

  • Saturday & Tuesday
  • Sunday & Wednesday
  • Monday & Thursday
  • 08:25 - 10:25
  • 10:30 - 12:30
  • 12:35 - 14:35
  • 15:30 - 17:30
 

Alternate days
(1 hour a day/
3 hours a week)            

Days

Timings

  • Saturday, Monday & Wednesday
  • Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday              
  • 08:25-09:25; 12:35-13:35
  • 09:25-10:25; 13:35-14:35
  • 10:30-11:30; 15:30-16:30
  • ​​11:30-12:30; 16:30-17:30
 
D-Course
(2 hours a day/
6 hours a  week)       
Days Timings
  • Saturday, Monday &  Wednesday
  • Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday
  • 08:25-     10:25
  • 10:30-12:30
  • 12:35-14:35
  • 15:30-17:30             
 
Daily
(1 hour a day -
6 hours a week)    
Days Timings
  • Saturday to Thursday          
  • 08:25-09:25, 12:35-13:35
  • 09:25-10:25, 13:35-14:35
  • 10:30-11:30, 15:30-16:30
  • 11:30-12:30, 16:30-17:30                  
 
Shift
(Max 8 hours/week -
Max 4 hours/day)    
Days Timings
  • Saturday to Thursday          
  • 08:25-17:30
    ​Break: 14:35 - 15:30 
                  
 
Friday-Saturday
Friday / Saturday: 2 hours/- 4 hours/week
*Friday only: 4 hours a day
Days Timings
Friday - Saturday
Friday only
Friday Saturday
07:30-09:30 08:25-10:25
09:40-11:40 10:30-12:30
14:00-16:00 12:35-14:35
B-course Friday Only 09:40-11:40; 14:00-16:00
 
Night Training Days Timings
  • Alternate Days: (1 hour/day-3 hours/week)
  • Saturday, Monday & Wednesday
  • Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday
  • 20:00 - 21:00 
  • 21:00 - 22:00 
  • 22:00 - 23:00
  • K-course: (2 hours/day - 6 hours/week)
  • Saturday, Monday and Wednesday
  • Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday
  • Al Quoz: 20:00 - 22:00
  • Al Qusais: 21:00 - 23:00
  • Daily: 1 hour a day - 6 hours a week 
  • Saturday to Thursday
  • 20:00 - 21:00
  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • 22:00 - 23:00

Training Rules & Regulations:
1. Please always carry your Emirates ID, EDI student ID, RTA learning permit while attending the practical training, lectures, and tests.

2. 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.

3. If you wish to temporarily 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.

4. 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.

5. You must use the MDT card for a 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 and Al Quoz 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
  • 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 the 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 learner's 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 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 or Al Qouz). 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 or Al Quoz)
  • 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
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.*
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.