RTA Services

RTA Services


RTA Services The below mentioned activities require RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) approval before getting License from Department of Economic Development. RTA approval needs at the time of license renewal as well. Fee: Dhs1000 for each activity for new and renewal of the license.

Driving license can be applied through any of the RTA approved Driving Institutes/Centers in Dubai.

Driving License
Driving license can be applied through any of the RTA approved Driving Institutes/Centers in Dubai. To apply for Driving License the following documents are required:

• Original passport with valid visa + photo copy

• Filled application

• No Objection Letter from sponsor with company seal and signature. For dependent
sponsored visa holders, NOC from husband/father/mother is enough.

• 4 photographs

• Applicant's age should not be less than 18 years

• Normal applicants should appear for 40 practical classes and 4 theoretical classes.

• If the applicant holds valid driving license from his home country, he needs to appear for 20 classes only, if the license is attested from the Consulate.

• GCC valid driving license holders can appear for road test directly along with the above mentioned documents.

Procedures of Driving License attestation from Indian Consulate

• Original passport with valid visa + photo copy

• Filled affidavit both in English and Arabic

• Original Driving License issued from home country + photo copy

• Applicant's physical appearance is must and to be signed in front of the Consular.



• Attested Affidavit will be issued same time.

• Attested original Affidavit to be attached with the Driving application.

NO NEED OF NOC FOR LIGHT VEHICLE & MOTOR CYCLE

Latest decision from Licensing Agency states that the following designation/occupation will not require to present/submit NOC when opening file for Driver’s License (LMV and MOTORCYCLE).


· Judge

· Prosecutor

· Lawyer

· Advisor

· Doctor

· General Practitioner

· Surgeon

· Specialist

· Consultant

· Expert

· Professor

· Teacher

· Instructor/Trainer

· Guidance Counselor

· Lecturer

· Engineer

· Contractor

· Investor

· Owners

· Traders/Dealer

· Businessman

· Partner


· Broker

· Commercial Agent

· Manager

· Pilot

· Hostess

· Captain

· Navigator

· Pharmacist

· Nurse

· Soldier

· IMAM

· Orator

· Advocate

· Preacher

· MOFTY (religious)

· Marriage Officer

· MUAHSAN

· Recitor

· Historian

· Journalist

· Editor

· Director

· Producer

· Production

· Announcer

· Program Supporter

· Referee

· Player

· Accountant

· Analyst/Researcher

· Geology

· Tour Guide

· Auditor

· Programmer

· Clerk

· Store Keeper

· Cashier

· Coach



RTA Contact Centre No. 800 90 90
Driving License Attestation
How can I attest Indian Driving License from Indian Consulate?

To get attested Driving License from Indian Consulate Attestation Centre. The following documents are required:

• Original passport with valid visa + photo copy

• Filled Affidavit both in English and Arabic - 2 copies (This form has to be signed in the presence of the Consular Officer)

• Original valid Indian Driving License + photo copy


• Attested Affidavit will be issued after one hour.

• Attested original Affidavit to be submitted to RTA along with Driving application.


Note: No need to attest Indian Driving License which is issued in plastic smart card.

Attestation Centre Address: IVS Global Services Private Limited, Unit 201-201, 2nd floor, Business Atrium Building, Opposite Al Nasr Club, Oud Metha, Dubai, Near Prime Supermarket, next to big parking area.
Tel: +971 4 357 9585, Timing: 8am to 3:30pm Sunday to Thursday

Nearest Metro Station: Oud Metha (Green Line)

Bus Stop: Oud Metha. Click here for location map

Abu Dhabi Centre: IVS Global Services Centre, Office No. 201, Second Floor, Sector E-25, Plot C-37, Al Nahyan Camp, off Muroor Road. The centre is located in the building next to the UAE Red Crescent Office. Timing: 8:30am to 3:30pm Sunday to Thursday. Tel: +971 56 332 9792

To prepare your Driving License Attestation form, contact:

Hor Al Anz (Deira): 04-265 8373
International Driving Permit
Required Documents:

• Filled application form (can be collected from any branch of Emirates Post)

• Valid UAE Driving License

• Two passport size photographs

• Passport copy with residence visa copy (for expats)

Submit the above documents at any of the Emirates Post branch and collect the Driving Permit on the spot.


Emirates Post Call Centre: 600 5 99 999
RTA Activities
The below mentioned activities require RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) approval before getting License from Department of Economic Development. RTA approval needs at the time of license renewal as well. Fee: Dhs1000 for each activity for new and renewal of the license.

· Cargo transport by heavy trucks

· Cargo transport by light trucks

· Special rental cars

· Rental of heavy machinery & lifting/loading machines

· Passenger transport by rented buses

· Transporting of cash, jewelry & valuable items

· Bus rental

· Car rental

· Truck rental

· Transporting water

· Vehicle transport

· Chiller/cooler transport

· Special carry cars

· Transport of specialized vehicle

· Transport of petroleum materials

· Transport by tour buses

· Gas tanker rental

· Mobile house rental

· Bicycle & motorcycle rental

· Money and valuables transport services

Go to RTA website

RTA Contact Centre No. 800 90 90
Driving License Validation Letter From RTA
Driving License validation letter can be used in Canada, Australia, USA, UK...etc. to get Driving License there.

Required Documents to get Validation Letter (To Whom It May Concern) from RTA.


• Dubai Driving License copy

• One Photograph

• Passport copy

Application can be submitted at RTA Customer Service Centre and Letter will be issued the same time.


• Click here for Instructions of UAE Embassy in Canada.