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Although the UAE has an extensive public transport system, many people still prefer to drive on their way to work, or when sightseeing across the country. If you are one of them, then applying for a driving license, as well as registering your vehicle, is an absolute must!

Notably, some nationalities can easily convert their existing driving license into a UAE driving license. On the other hand, if you do not come from these “exempted countries,” you will need to take a driving examination. And for this, you need to take up classes in a driving school.

List of Driving Schools in the UAE 1

Directory of Driving Schools in the UAE

Currently, the driving age in the UAE is 18 years old and above. Before you enroll in a driving school, you will need to prepare some documents first. Here is a list of documents that are usually required by driving schools in the emirates:

  • Emirates ID
  • Copy of Passport (w/ Residence Visa)
  • Copy of Eye Test report
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from company or sponsor

Once you have gathered all these requirements, you are now ready to enroll in a driving school! There are numerous driving schools in the UAE, including the ones listed below. Many of these are based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, although some have branches in other emirates:

Name: Al Abad Driving School
Location: P.O. Box 83, Fujairah
Contact No.: + 971 9 2231152

Name: Al Ahli Driving Center
Location: Al Quoz Industrial IV, Dubai (head office) / Al Nahda, Dubai / International City, Dubai / Karama, Dubai / Deira City Centre, Dubai / other Dubai locations
Contact No.: 04 3411500
E-mail: info@alahlidubai.ae
Website: https://alahlidubai.ae/

Name: Al Ain National Car Driving School
Location: Al Ain, Abu Dhabi 15457
Contact No.: + 971 3 7514852

Name: Al Ameen Driving School
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 25672
Contact No.: +971 2 6425289

Name: Al Omran Driving School
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 7485
Contact No.: +971 2 6727134

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Name: Belhasa Driving Center
Locations: Al Quoz, Dubai / Jebel Ali, Dubai / Al Wasl, Dubai / Nad Al Hammar, Dubai
Contact No.: +971 800 2354272
E-mail: info@bdc.ae
Website: http://www.bdc.ae/

Name: Dubai Driving Center
Locations: Jumeirah Road, Dubai (head office) / Al Barsha, Al Quoz Industrial Area 3, Al Quoz, Dubai / Al Khail, Al Quoz Industrial Area 3, Dubai / Al Qusais 1, Dubai / other Dubai locations
Contact No.: +971 4 345 5855
E-mail: enquiries@dcds123.ae
Website: https://www.dubaidrivingcenter.net/

Name: East Driving School (For Ladies)
Location: Al Ain, Abu Dhabi 1085
Contact No.: +971 3 7644835

Name: Emirates Driving Company
Location: Street No. 17 Mussaffah Industrial Area, Abu Dhabi
Contact No.: +971 600 588880
E-mail: info@edcad.ae
Website: https://www.edcad.ae/

Name: Emirates Driving Institute
Locations: 13, Al Qusais 1, Dubai (head office) / Al Quoz, Dubai / Port Rashid, Dubai / branches in Ajman and Hatta
Contact No.: +971 4 263 1100
E-mail: info@edi.ae
Website: http://edi-uae.com/

Name: Galadari Motor Driving Centre
Locations: Al Qusais, Industrial Area 4, Dubai (headquarters) / Al Hathboor Building, Beirut Street, Muhaisnah, Dubai / Al Quoz Industrial Area 3, Dubai
Contact No.: +971 4 2676166
E-mail: info@gmdc.ae
Website: https://www.gmdc.ae/

These are just some of the driving schools that you will find in the UAE. Before you enroll, we advise that you make some inquiries first, so that you can choose the one that’s best for you. In any case, check out this list of traffic rules and regulations, which you should follow at all times!

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