The UAE announces the countries whose driving license is recognized in Dubai

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The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced the countries whose driving license is recognized in Dubai, according to what was announced by the Roads and Transport Authority in the UAE.

According to the statement published by the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, there are 43 countries whose driving licenses are recognized in Dubai, and requests to replace this driving license can be submitted through the Customer Happiness Centers in Dubai.

Replacement of own driving licence

The Emirates Roads and Transport Authority announced in an official statement that residents of countries whose driving license is recognized can replace the license from any of the Saada centers, which are located in the following areas: (Umm Ramool, Latwar, Deira, Al-Kifaf, Al-Barsha, Al-Manara). Customers can also replace the license through the car registration center located in Hatta.

Countries whose driving license is recognized in the UAE

The countries whose driving license is recognized in Dubai include the following countries:

  1. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  2. Sultanate of Oman.
  3. Kuwait.
  4. the two seas.
  5. Qatar.
  6. Lithuania,.
  7. Iceland.
  8. Romania.
  9. Holland.
  10. Austria
  11. Portugal,
  12. Estonia
  13. Germany
  14. Greece
  15. France
  16. Hungary
  17. Cyprus
  18. Italy
  19. Sweden
  20. Bulgaria
  21. Slovakia
  22. Switzerland
  23. Belgium
  24. Norway
  25. Latvia
  26. Slovenia
  27. Poland
  28. Ireland
  29. the black Mountain
  30. Spain
  31. Denmark
  32. Malta
  33. Finland
  34. Türkiye
  35. Ukraine
  36. Luxembourg.
  37. Japan
  38. South Korea
  39. Hong Kong
  40. People's republic of China
  41. New Zealand
  42. Singapore

Conditions for replacing a driving license in the UAE

The Roads and Transport Authority in the Emirates announced that residents of Dubai can change their driving license by following a number of simple steps, which include issuing the license, a valid Emirates ID card, in addition to the original driving license.

It is necessary to attach a legal translation of the license if it was issued in a language other than Arabic or English. The same applies to the license as well, with the need to attend the work in person to one of the Customer Happiness Centers. Residents of Dubai can also send a legal representative to one of the centers on their behalf.

Valid license

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority clarified that the driving license for residents from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries must be valid, to avoid canceling the original license, and this rule only applies to residents from one of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

Costs of replacing a driving license in the UAE

  • 200 dirhams fee for requesting replacement of a driving license in Dubai and opening a file
  • 600 dirhams fee for issuing a license based on changing a driving license in Dubai
  • 50 dirhams traffic booklet fee
  • 20 dirhams innovation and knowledge fee
  • Payment method: The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai provides the possibility of paying the costs of replacing a driver’s license through the Ministry of Interior’s payment gateway (credit cards - Apple Pay - Samsung Pay - Google Pay).

Locations of driving license replacement centers in Dubai

There are Saada centers in many places in the United Arab Emirates, and in Dubai, The total cost is about 900 AED, these centers are located to carry out procedures for replacing a private driving license in Dubai in the following places:

  • Customer Happiness Center in Umm Ramool
  • Customer Happiness Center - Al-Kifaf
  • Customer Happiness Center - Al Manara
  • Customer Happiness Center - Deira
  • Customer Happiness Center - Al Twar
  • Customer Happiness Center - Al Barsha

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