We provide a customised driving course 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 to the EDI dedicated manager to apply for the RTA approval letter. The medical report can be sent via fax at 042613595 or email at [email protected] The EDI manager will notify for the registration once the in-house RTA approval is received. 

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. 
  2. Eye test must be completed before RTA file opening. It can be done at any of EDI’s 3 main centres (Al Qusais/Al Quoz/Port Rashid) or at any RTA authorized optical centres in Dubai.
  3. No Objection letter required only if 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.

  1. Valid original home country driving license of the same category (if any): License must be legally translated only from Dubai if not printed in English/Arabic. A license must be attested from the home country embassy/consulate if in handwritten and/or in book format.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS:

  1. Original medical report from the Rashid Hospital, Dubai
  2. Sanad Card from CDA if available (optional)
20 hours of training 
Regular training Friday or
Friday & Saturday training
Shift training
(as per your choice)
RTA fee AED 810 AED 810 AED 810
EDI fee  AED 3050 AED 3650 AED 3850
Total Fee till the 1st road test AED 3860 AED 4460 AED 4660
Fixed price course till you pass
Including RTA fee
AED 7200 AED 8700 AED 9300

15 hours of training
Regular training Friday or
Friday & Saturday training
Shift training
(as per your choice)
RTA fee AED 810 AED 810 AED 810
EDI fee  AED 2725 AED 3175  AED 3325
Total Fee till the 1st road test AED 3535 AED 3985 AED 4135
Fixed price course till you pass
Including RTA fee
AED 6900 AED 8400 AED 9000
10 hours of training
Regular training Friday or
Friday & Saturday training
Shift training
(as per your choice)
RTA fee AED 810 AED 810 AED 810
EDI fee  AED 2400  AED 2700 AED 2800
Total Fee till the 1st road test AED 3210 AED 3510 AED 3610
Fixed price course till you pass
Including RTA fee
AED 6720 AED 8100 AED 8700
 
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.
  • The RTA file opening needs approval from the ‘In-house RTA supervisor’ before the file opening.
  • Gold (VIP) driving course available with exclusive benefits. Call us on 04 2631100 to know more.
  • RTA fees subject to change
  • An additional charge of AED 320 is applicable in case of preponing 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.
Training Course options are :

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Regular Course
2 Days every week 
(2 hours of training)   - Saturday & Tuesday / Sunday & Wednesday / Monday & Thursday  

 OR  3 Days every week
(21 hour of training)
Sat - Mon - Wed   or  Sun - Tue - Thurs

Shift Duty Course
Students can choose to take their training as per their choice during training hours by coordinating with their instructor or by calling their respective training locations in the following way

•    4 hours of training
•    6 hours of training
•    8 hours of training

Friday Course
Students can take their training only on Friday (2 hours of training)
Timings are : 7.30am , 9.40am, 2.00pm

Gold Driving Course
Students can take their training on any day except Friday at any time as per their preference. They are eligible for 4 hours of training. Students registered for 20 hours training are eligible for up to 2 hours training in a day, up to 12 hours training every week. Students registered for 15 or 10 hours training are eligible for up to 18 hours every week. Training classes for Gold Driving Course can be taken from EDI Head Office in Qusais or any of its branches. 

Training Timings 
•    The training timings are from 08:30am to 05:30pm with a break from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
•    Training classes on Friday are from 07:30am to 11:40am and 2:00pm to 4:00pm with breaks in between the classes
•    Students start at 8:30am and their classes can be scheduled as per their preferences.
•    All vehicles are provided by the institute

Training Rules & Regulations:

1. Please always carry your RTA learners’ permit, MDT card and RTA handbook 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 timely login & log out 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, Al Quoz, and Port Rashid centers. 

Please note that it is mandatory for all students to bring their Registration Card (MDT), RTA Training Book 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 e-Lectures (online lecture). Click here to see the user guide. Click here for 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, Al Qouz or Port Rashid). The test center will be based on the location chosen at the time of registration.
Test 2: Road 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*
* Students training at the Port Rashid center must attend the Yard assessment test in Al Qusais 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.