First you have to be a UAE resident with a valid visa to be able to apply, you can then approach a registered driving institute in the related emirate to attend driving classes and pass all tests, the requirements differ depending if you are in Dubai or Abudhabi.
Typical required documents:
However, if you have a driving license issued by your country the process can be easier, it is applicable for some countries to transfer the driving license with a UAE driving license, in accordance with UAE approved terms & conditions of the driving license transfer.
The age requirement to get a driving licence depends on the vehicle you are planning to drive. The minimum age requirement is as follows:
Some of the authorised driving Schools
For UAE and GCCC citizens the driving license is valid for 10 years and 5 years for expats aged 21 years and above.
As long as you are holding a valid international driving license and you are a tourist on a visit visa, you can rent a car.
Renewing your driving licence is quite simple and straight forward, processing can be done through the mobile centres or online, you must settle all your traffic fines to be able to renew.
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