Everyone who wants to acquire a UAE driver’s licence must undergo training, except if you have a driving experience or possess a licence from these 36 countries:
Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. (Please call RTA on 8009090 for any changes to this list)
Driving licence 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 licence is genuine is required
Driving licence holders from Greece, Cyprus, Poland, Turkey, Japan and South Korea will require a translation of their driving licence from their respective consulates.
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