We've listened to your needs! 

As university students, we understand your need for constant flexibility to match your class timings and thus, we are introducing a Youth Driving Course for you, following your availability within prescribed training time!

What is Youth Driving Course?
An exclusive driving course for university, college, or school students in Dubai over the age of 17 years & 6 months.

What can I get in this course?
You can enjoy a range of benefits:
  • Unlimited tests & training until you pass
  • Fast-track training up to 8 hours in a week or 4 hours in a day (except Friday and during prescribed training time)
  • Book your training as per your flexibility 
  • E-lectures
  • Pay in installments at 0% interest
Will I get transportation?
Yes! You can take a transport bus from Dubai Academic City or Dubai Knowledge Park to our main centers in Al Qusais & Al Quoz. Moreover, you can take the transport bus from the main center to Dubai, Sharjah or Ajman. Get the bus routes from Al Qusais, Al Quoz, and branches. Alternatively, you can also avail of pick and drop service by our trainers from selected locations.

What are the class timings & location?
You can complete 4 hours of training in a day or 8 hours of training in a week excluding Friday. The training timings are between 8:25 AM to 5:30 PM from Saturday to Thursday. Register at our branch in Dubai Academic City, Dubai Knowledge Park or at any of 40+ branches across Dubai. 

What is the minimum age to apply?
The minimum age is 17 years and 6 months to enroll for a Car driving course and 17 years to enroll for a Motorcycle riding course. The UAE driving license will be issued at the age of 18 years and above. 

How can I pay for the course?
You can pay the course fees in installment with banks from 3, 6, 9 or 12 months*. Click here to know the installment plans available. *T & C apply
  • For the Car driving course, you can complete 50% of the total fee upon registration, 25% upon the Road Assessment test (stage 8) & balance before the RTA road test (stage 14). 
  • For the Motorcycle riding course, you can complete 50% of the total fee upon registration, 25% upon the RTA Yard test & balance before the RTA road test (stage 14). 
How will I learn to drive? 
Click here to watch the step-by-step process during your LMV training journey OR click here to read the detailed process. 


Terms & Conditions:
  • Additional charges may apply in case:
    • The RTA theory test if requested for Remote Interpretation Service AED 435.
    • The RTA road test booking is requested on Friday or Saturday for AED 100.
    • Of early RTA test booking for AED 320. 
    • Of changes in the RTA fee
    • The student wishes for additional training, the fee will apply as per the hourly training fee besides the mandatory training recommended by RTA or EDI between each test failure. 
    • The student wishes to withdraw his/her training file from EDI, the service fee will apply for EDI services used so far.
    • The student is absent for the scheduled training or booked test, the fee will apply as per the EDI rate card. 
  • Not valid for the Direct Test courses. 
  • Not valid in conjunction with Fazza card, Esa'd, Sanad and Al Saada discounts or any ongoing loyalty tie-ups. 
  • In a scenario where the RTA file is expired for more than a year during its renewal, the students registered for fixed price courses will pay for reappearing for RTA tests that they had attended and passed earlier. 

MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

  1. Original Emirates ID
    (A copy of the visa may be required if the designation mentioned in the Emirates ID is not the same as in the stamped visa)
  2. A valid 'Student' visa issued in Dubai or an original & stamped letter issued by the university/college/school 
  3. Eye test: Complete eye test before the RTA file opening at EDI’s main centers (Al Qusais/Al Quoz) or at any RTA authorized optical centers in Dubai.
  4. Valid & original driving license issued from other country of the same category (if any):
    The license must be legally translated only from Dubai if the driving license is not printed in English or Arabic.

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​
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 is completed)
     
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

Car Driving Course - 20 hours of training (Beginner)

Training courses Shift training (flexible timings)
Partial payment fees Full payment fees
Total fee till the first test attempt only

(fee includes lectures, theory test, parking test, assessment test, lectures & road test)

(2 free training hours included)
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees (Automatic gear)
AED 4,948
AED 4,688
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees (Manual gear)
AED 4,948
AED 4,688
Fixed price course till pass*
(unlimited training & tests until passing)
Total fees (Automatic gear) AED 8,600 AED 8,170
Total fees (Manual gear) AED 10,200 AED 9,690
Fixed price course till pass
(unlimited training & tests until passing for partners with EDI corporate contracts)*
Total fees (Automatic gear) AED 7,640 AED 7,258
Total fees (Manual gear) AED 9,080 AED 8,626
*Eye test + 5% VAT applicable
Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

Car Driving Course - 15 hours of training (driving license issued from other countries within 2 - 5 years)

Training courses Shift training (flexible timings)
Partial payment fees Full payment fees
Total fee till the first test attempt only
(fee includes lectures, theory test, parking test, assessment test & road test)

(2 free training hours included)
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees (Automatic gear)
AED 4,188
AED 3,928
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees (Manual gear)
AED 4,188
AED 3,928
Fixed price course till pass*
(unlimited training & tests until passing)
Total fees (Automatic gear) AED 8,200 AED 7,790
Total fees (Manual gear) AED 9,800 AED 9,310
Fixed price course till pass
(unlimited training & tests until passing for partners with EDI corporate contracts)*
Total fees (Automatic gear) AED 7,280 AED 6,916
Total fees (Manual gear) AED 8,720 AED 8,284
*Eye test + 5% VAT applicable
 Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

Car Driving Course - 10 hours of training (driving license issued from other countries over 5 years)

Training courses Shift training (flexible timings)
Partial payment fees  Full payment fees
Total fee till the first test attempt only
(fee includes lectures, theory test, parking test, assessment test & road test)

(1.5 free training hours included)
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees (Automatic gear)
AED 3,348
AED 3,153
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees (Manual gear)
AED 3,348
AED 3,153
Fixed price course till pass*
(unlimited training & tests until passing)
Total fees (Automatic gear) AED 7,960 AED 7,562
Total fees (Manual gear) AED 9,400 AED 8,930
Fixed price course till pass
(unlimited training & tests until passing for partners with EDI corporate contracts)*
Total fees (Automatic gear) AED 7,064 AED 6,711
Total fees (Manual gear) AED 8,360 AED 9,942
*Eye test + 5% VAT applicable
Click here for the detailed fee structure.


 

Motorcycle riding course - 15 hours of training (beginner)

Training courses Shift training (flexible timings)
Partial payment fees Full payment fees
Fixed price course till pass*
(unlimited training & tests until pass)
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees AED 6,180 AED 5,349
*Eye test + 5% VAT applicable
Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

Motorcycle riding course - 8 hours of training (driving license issued from other countries)

Training courses Shift training (flexible timings)
Partial payment fees Full payment fees
Fixed price course till pass*
(unlimited training & tests until pass)
RTA fees AED 1,350 AED 1,350
Total fees AED 5,630 AED 5,349
*Eye test + 5% VAT applicable
  Click here for the detailed fee structure.
Register at any EDI branch located across Dubai; Click here to locate the branch nearest to you!
Shift training (As per your convenience): ​Max 4 hours of training in a day or 8 hours of training in a week
  • Timings: 8:25 am – 5:30 pm
  • Days: Saturday to Thursday
  • Location: Al Qusais or Al Quoz main centers
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. 

The students must carry the EDI student ID & RTA Learning Permit to attend the lectures.

Lecture Topics:
Lecture 1: Attitude & 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 to attend all 8 lectures before booking the RTA theory test.


How do I attend the lectures?
You can now attend online lectures in English, Arabic, or Urdu at your comfort! Click here to know how to access the e-lectures on your EDI Student Portal.

Do you have classroom lectures?
Yes! For students who wish to attend classroom lectures before appearing for the RTA theory test, can attend the lectures in English, Urdu & Arabic languages. Click here to download the classroom lecture schedule from Saturday to Thursday.
  • Read your joining instructions in EDI and the terms and conditions – click here to download
  • EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities – 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 before your first lesson and ensure carry throughout the training journey.
  • Always remember the expiry date on the RTA Learner's Permit and ensure to renew the permit to avoid interruption in your training.
  • Attend your first and all subsequent driving classes and tests with necessary lenses/ glasses.
  • In case you are unable to attend the training, please ensure to inform the concerned staff in 48 hours in advance of your scheduled training. If unable to do so, the training fee will be applied. 
  • Complete your payments on time to ensure seamless training and tests 
You must book & attend each test by the RTA & EDI to ensure to get your UAE driver's license.

Take a look at the process of applying for each test & its location.
 
Tests Examined by How to apply Test Details
Test 1 Knowledge Test RTA
  • EDI call center (04 2631100) or 
  • Test department at the EDI main centers
Test Booking timing Test Location
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Saturday - Thursday.
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
 
Test 2
Pre - Evaluation Test*
(mandatory only for existing
license holders)
EDI EDI call center, main center or branches  8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday - Thursday
 
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz)
as per location chosen at the time of registration.
 
The students who have chosen Friday or
Weekend training can attend the test on a Friday.
 
Test 2 Road Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main center or branches  8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday - Thursday
 
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz)
as per location chosen at the time of registration.
 
The students who have chosen Friday or
Weekend training can attend the test on a Friday.
 
Test 3 Yard Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main center or branches 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday - Thursday
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
Not available on Friday
 
Test 4 RTA Yard Test RTA
  • Book through the smart screen at EDI main centers or 
  • RTA call center 800 90 90
7:30 am to 3:25 pm
Saturday - Thursday
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
Not available on Friday
 
Test 5 RTA Road test RTA
  • Book through the smart screen at EDI main centers or
  • RTA call center 800 90 90
7:30 am to 3:25 pm
Sunday - Thursday
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
Not available on Friday. Available on Saturday for additional AED 100