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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 musad.a@edi.ae. 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)

TOTAL TRAINING FEES

Training Hours

Regular training fee
(in AED)

Weekend/Friday training fee
(in AED)

Shift training fee
(in AED)

20 hours

3860

4680

4460

15 hours
(only for home country driving license holders between 2 – 5 years)

3635

4135

3985

10 hours
(only for home country driving license holders more than 5 years)

3310

3610

3510

 

Fees break down

Schedule

Regular training fee
(in AED)

Weekend/Friday training fee (in AED)

Shift training fee
(in AED)

Training Hours

20 hr

15 hrs

10 hrs

20  hrs

15 hrs

10 hrs

20 hrs

15 hrs

10 hrs

Training fees

1300

975

650

1900

1425

950

2100

1575

1050

EDI Admission Fees

575

575

575

575

575

575

575

575

575

RTA file opening, RTA learning permit
& RTA handbook

360

360

360

360

360

360

360

360

360

Lecture fees

500

500

500

500

500

500

500

500

500

RTA Theory Test

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

Simulator Training

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

Pre-Evaluation Test
(only for 15 and 10 hours course)

-

100

100

-

100

100

-

100

100

RTA Parking Test

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

Assessment Test

125

125

125

125

125

125

125

125

125

RTA Road Test

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

License Issue

270

270

270

270

270

270

270

270

270

RIS (Optional)

420

420

420

420

420

420

420

420

420

Learning permit renewal (optional)

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

Lost learning permit (optional)

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

Eye test at the main center (optional)

120

120

120

120

120

120

120

120

120

TOTAL

AED 3860

AED
3635

AED
3310

AED
4460

AED
3985

AED
3510

AED
4660

AED
4135

AED 3610

 

IMPORTANT!  

  • Students enrolling for this course must hold a Sanad card & submit a medical report from Rashid Hospital. 
  • Additional 5% VAT is applicable at the time of payment.
  • Gold (VIP) driving course available with exclusive benefits. Call us at 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 :

Click here to view student roadmap to get LMV Driving License

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 hour sessions (40/30/20 classes) of car driving license course need to take 8 compulsory lectures. These lectures are conducted on weekdays as well as Fridays. Lectures are offered in different languages such as English, Hindi/Urdu and Arabic at different locations - EDI Head Office (Al Qusais), Al Quoz, Port Rashid and Al Aweer.
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 & 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/-.

Click here to view list of available languages

Apart from RIS service, RTA also provides voiceover facility with no extra cost for eight more languages i.e. Urdu, Bangla, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi, Malayalam, Russian and Tamil.

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.

Name of the test

Test location

Taken by

When

Knowledge Test

Qusais

RTA

  • After attending all the lectures

Parking Test (5 internal tests)

Qusais

RTA

  • For Beginner students registered for 20 hours training; after 10th hour training
  • For Students registered for 15 hours training; After 6th hour training
  • For Students registered for 10 hours training; After 4th hour training

Assessment Test

Qusais

EDI

  • For Beginner students registered for 20 hours; After 18th hour (Female) and after 16th hour (Male)
  • For Students registered for 15 hours; After 14th hour (Female) and after 13th hour (Male)
  • For Students registered for 10 hours; After 9th hour (Female) and after 8th hour (Male)

Road Test

Qusais

RTA

  • On completing the registered number of classes and above tests.

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