A customized driving course is provided for the People of Determination by using adapted vehicles with hand controls for waist and below disability. The process is mentioned below:

Step 1. A medical report from the Physical, Medicine, and Rehabilitation (PMR) department at the Rashid Hospital Dubai must be submitted. Please contact the reception of PMR department to get the report. The medical report will be issued after conducting the assessment with a prior appointment. 

Step 2. Please send the medical report at [email protected] for processing purposes.

50% discount on RTA fees & VIP services available for all Sanad card holders. 

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MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

  1. Original Emirates ID or a digital copy of the latest Emirates ID from the ICA app
  2. A copy of valid visa issued in Dubai
  3. An original medical report issued from Rashid Hospital (maximum of two years validity)
  4. Sanad Card from Community Development Authority 
  5. 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.
  6. 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. 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR:

UAE Marsoom / Bedouin:

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

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)

 

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 of training (beginner)

Training Courses Normal package
Limited training & tests*
Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests**
Regular Training AED 3300 AED 7200
RTA fees of AED 810 included in the prices above
Shift Training 
(Flexible Timings)
AED 4660 AED 9300
RTA fees of AED 810 included in the prices above
Package information

*Normal package includes:

  • Free theory lectures
  • 50% off on RTA fees
  • 50% off on EDI fees
  • One theory test, parking test,
    initial driver assessment test & road test.

Additional fees apply from the second test onwards.

(5% VAT and Eye test not included)

*Fixed package includes:

  • 10% registration discount
  • Eye test
  • 50% off on RTA fees
  • 50% off on EDI fees
  • Unlimited training & tests until pass

(5% VAT not included)

 
Click here for the detailed fee structure


15 hours of training (valid driving license holders between 2 to 5 years)

Training Courses Normal package
Limited training & tests*
Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests**
Regular Training AED 2975 AED 6900
RTA fees of AED 810 included in the prices above
Shift Training 
(Flexible Timings)
AED 3575 AED 9000
RTA fees of AED 810 included in the prices above
Package information

*Normal package includes:

  • Free theory lectures
  • 50% off on RTA fees
  • 50% off on EDI fees
  • One theory test, parking test,
    initial driver assessment test & road test.

Additional fees apply from the second test onwards.

(5% VAT and Eye test not included)

*Fixed package includes:

  • 10% registration discount
  • Eye test
  • 50% off on RTA fees
  • 50% off on EDI fees
  • Unlimited training & tests until pass

(5% VAT not included)


Click here for the detailed fee structure

 

10 hours of training (valid driving license holders over 5 years)

Training Courses Normal package
Limited training & tests*
Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests**
Regular Training AED 2560 AED 6720
RTA fees of AED 810 included in the prices above
Shift Training 
(Flexible Timings)
AED 3050 AED 8700
RTA fees of AED 810 included in the prices above
Package information

*Normal package includes:

  • Free theory lectures
  • 50% off on RTA fees
  • 50% off on EDI fees
  • One theory test, parking test,
    initial driver assessment test & road test.

Additional fees apply from the second test onwards.

(5% VAT and Eye test not included)

*Fixed package includes:

  • 10% registration discount
  • Eye test
  • 50% off on RTA fees
  • 50% off on EDI fees
  • Unlimited training & tests until pass

(5% VAT not included)


Click here for the detailed fee structure
 

IMPORTANT!  

  • Students enrolling for this course must hold a Sanad card
  • The students must submit a medical certificate from the approved hospitals stating that the student is fit to avail the driving training.
  • RTA fees subject to change
  • An additional fee of AED 320 is applicable for an early booking of any RTA test.
  • The above fees cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions/offer/discount, except the full payment offer.

Emirates Driving Institute provides specially adapted vehicles with hand controls for training. The training location for this course is Al Qusais only.


For training course timings, please click here.

Click here for step-by-step journey when taking your driving license with us.

 

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 [email protected]  
     
  • 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 [email protected]
     
  • 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.

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

Please note that it is mandatory for all students to bring their Emirates ID and Learning Permit for 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

Rules of Attendance

  • Please ensure you have attended all 8 lectures before you book your theory test, practical driving classes. Now you can also take all 8 lectures in English, Arabic & Urdu via online lectures. Click here to see the user guide.
  • Click here for the classroom lecture schedule.
  • Joining Instructions with Terms and Conditions – click here to download.
  • EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities – click here to download

RTA's Remote Interpretation System (RIS)

The service provides remote instant interpretation of driving theoretical tests, conducted by RTA, to driver license applicants in different languages. Click here to view list of available languages

The step is part of RTA's endeavours to enrich the Smart City initiative and realise its third strategic goal - People's Happiness

How RIS service can be availed?

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 400/- 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 or Al Qouz). The test center will be based on the location chosen at the time of registration.
Test 2: Initial Driver Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main centres 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 centres 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
  • Extra charge applies for attending the test on Saturday.
  • Please arrive 30 mins earlier than the test time at the respective training center.