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The light bus course prepare students for the RTA driving test, enabling them to get a Dubai Driving license category NO.5 Students completing this course and passing the RTA driving test are licensed to drive a bus carrying less than 26 passengers

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Course Details:


  •   Minimum age for registration is 21yrs
  •   Students who have already failed the final RTA road test at another institute may register for a minimum of 4 hours
  •   All Light Bus registrations are mandatory to attend minimum of 20 hours plus 8 theory lectures


  •   Knowledge Test
  •   RTA Yard Test
  •   Internal Assessment
  •   RTA Final Road Test
  •   Minimum 1 hour night training
  • Lectures for Light Bus

    All students who register for Light Bus Training Course must attend 8 mandatory lectures.

    Medical requirements

    Effective 12/05/2013 Heavy Truck drivers are required to do the following to obtain a driving license and permit:

  •   Attend for a medical fitness examination at an RTA approved medical centers
  •   After passing the required tests and receiving the license obtain a commercial driving permit at a cost of AED110


  •   Those people who have a full, valid driving license from the 33 recognised countries (See details) can directly transfer their license at any RTA Office on production of the necessary documentation and fee.
  •   People who have a valid UAE driving license from any emirate other than Dubai must transfer their driving file to Dubai RTA before opening a file in Dubai for any other vehicle category.
  •   People who have any traffic fine against their name will not be able to open a file without first clearing that fine.


  •   Students are only allowed to enter the lecture hall between the entry time and start time of the class. Students will not be allowed to enter the lecture hall after the class start time.
  •   All students must bring their theory & practical training Record Booklet when attending classes.

Required Registration Documents

For Expatriates holding Dubai visa

  •   passport copy with valid Dubai residence visa*
  •   Original Emirates ID with a copy
  •   2 passport size photographs
  •   Eye test report (It can be completed at Dubai Driving Center Head Office / Alqusais / Al khail)
  •   No Objection Letter from sponsor
  •   Professions that do not require an NOC letter
  •   Age can be 21yrs or over

For students who are Emiratis

  •   Original Emirates ID card
  •   2 passport size photographs
  •   Eye test report (Eye test can be completed at DDC Head Office / AL Qusais / Al khail)
  •   No Objection Letter from sponsor** (Download specimen NOC letter)
  •   Age can be 21yrs or over
  •   * Noc required only the applicant age is below 21 and passport status is student.

For people with visas from other emirates

  •   Passport copies with valid Dubai residence visa
  •   Original Emirates ID card with a copy
  •   2 passport size photographs
  •   Trade License copy of Both Dubai and VISA Owned emirates is required (Trade license name should be same)
  •   NOC Letter from the Dubai Branch (stating applicant working in Dubai branch)
  •   Age must be 20yrs or over

* In cases where the sponsor is the father a copy of the sponsor’s passport is required

Name of Test Test Location Taken by
Knowledge Test Port Rashid, al Barsha, Al Qusais, Al Khail Taken by RTA
Maneuver Test (4 internal Tests) Al Barsha, Al Khail Taken By RTA
Assessment Test Al Barsha, Al Khail Taken by Dubai Driving Center
Road Test Al Barsha, Al Khail Taken By RTA

License Exchange

You may be eligible to transfer your existing driving license, without having to take a driving test, if you have a valid driving license from some countries. You must be a citizen of the country with current resident status in UAE. The countries whose citizens can transfer their driving licenses are given below

Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, China, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Austria, Lativia.

Please note: Driving license holders of some countries in the above list will require translations or consulate letters. These countries include:

Canada: A letter from the Canadian Consulate in Dubai to verify that the license is genuine is required, before transferring your license.

Driving license holders from Greece, Canada, Poland, Turkey, Japan and South Korea will require a translation of their driving license from their respective consulates.

Fees & Documents Required

  •   Passport for residents (original & copy)
  •   Residence permit copy
  •   Current driving license (original & copy)
  •   Translation of driving license (for some countries)
  •   Consulate letter (for Canadians)
  •   1 passport size photo
  •   Eye test certificate

For more details call RTA Toll free number 800 90 90