How to get driving license in Abu Dhabi

how to get driving license in abu dhabi

How to get driving license in Abu Dhabi If you have a driving license from any of the below countries

To know how to get  driving license in Abu Dhabi, you need to know that in March 2019, Abu Dhabi Traffic Department launched a new system to get a driving license. The first step you can do to get a driving license in Abu Dhabi is to do an eye test at one of the approved optician shops then you can visit Index Legal Translation with the original driving license, original UAE ID, copy of your visa and one personal photo. We will do the translation to the traffic Department System and upload your documents and details to the traffic department system. After that you will receive sms from traffic that driving license translation is approved. If your driving license is from any of the below mentioned 40 countries, you can then download Abu Dhabi Police app. and pay AED 600 through the application then you can visit traffic department and get your UAE driving license.

The 40 countries eligible for conversion or replacement of their driving licenses are:

1. Albania- Note: (a. For Albania nationals only- b. Albania driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

2. Australia- Note: (No Conversion for Q- CP1& CP2 Categories)

3. Austria- Note: (Austria driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

4. Belgium

5. Bulgaria- Note: (a. For Bulgaria nationals only- b. Bulgaria driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

6. Canada- Note: (No Conversion for C1& C2 Categories).

7. China- Note: (For China nationals only)

8. Cyprus- Note: (a. For Cyprus nationals only- b. Cyprus driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

9. Denmark

10. Finland

11. France

12. Germany

13. Greece (a. For Greece nationals only- b. B Class only (Light Vehicle)- c. Greece driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

14. Hong Kong

15. Hungary- Note: (a. For Hungary nationals only- b. Hungary driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

16. Iceland- Note: (a. For Iceland nationals only- b. Iceland driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

17. Ireland

18. Italy

19. Japan

20. Latvia- Note: (a. For Latvia nationals only- b. Latvia driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

21. Lithuania- Note: (a. For Lithuania nationals only- b. Lithuania driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

22. Luxembourg- Note: (Luxembourg driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

23. Montenegro- Note: (For Montenegro nationals only)

24. Netherlands- Note: (a. For Netherlands nationals only- b. Netherlands driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

25. New Zealand

26. Norway

27. Poland- Note: (Poland driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

28. Portugal- Note: (For Portugal nationals only)

29. Romania- Note: (Romania driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

30. Serbia- Note: (a. For Serbia nationals only- b. Serbia driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

31. Singapore

32. Slovakia- Note: (a. For Slovakia nationals only- b. Slovakia driving license to be handed over to traffic when getting the UAE driving license).

33. South Africa

34. South Korea

35. Spain

36. Sweden

37. Switzerland

38. Turkey

39. UK

40. United States- Note: (No conversion for Provisional driving licenses and Under 21 driving licenses).

How to get driving license in Abu Dhabi if you have a driving license from any other country

If your driving license is from any country other than the above mentioned 40 countries, you need to do the eye test, then translation. After you receive approval sms from traffic, you can open file, book theory classes then set a date for the driving test.

Index legal translation provides Driving License Translation required by traffic department in Abu Dhabi, UAE. If you already have a driving license from your home country or from any foreign country and your license is not in Arabic, you need to translate your home driving license into Arabic by a certified translator. Index offers you instant and certified translation services for your driving license. Index legal translation also offers other  legal translation services required by the traffic department. You can rely upon index legal translation in any translation required for official use as all our translators are MOJ- certified translators.

  • Having a UAE driving license is needful. If you are new to UAE and you have a driving license from your home country, you can apply to the traffic department in Abu Dhabi to get a UAE license and one of the requirements of the department is to get an Arabic translation of your driving license. We help you in this regard by providing you with a certified/ legal translation of your driving license.

How to get driving license in Abu Dhabi if you do not have a driving license from any foreign country.

You need to do an eye test then you can open file through Abu Dhabi Police application.

For any clarifications about Abu Dhabi driving license translation, you can whatsapp our legal translator on 0555842144

We translate driving licenses of all countries. Driving License Translation is mandatory to get a UAE driving license  so you can rely upon Index Legal Translation for all certified translations required by the official departments.

Our service helps you to apply for a UAE driving license as legal translation of all non-Arabic documents is our task. Your home driving license needs to be translated accurately and free of any errors and we guarantee you accurate and clear translation of all our translation services.

Index legal translation has translated more than 100,000 driving license into Arabic. The most translated driving licenses are from: India, Pakistan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, United States of America, Sweden etc.

Any translation of a driving license should contain the name of the license holder, the license number, and the permitted vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions on “how to get driving license in abu dhabi” (FAQs)

“I have a driving license from UK and I want to get a UAE driving license. Abu Dhabi officials require my driving license to be translated by a legal translator. Where can I find a certified translation in Abu Dhabi Island?

Index Legal Translation has launched its new branch in Hamdan Street. You can approach its office there and get a certified translation for your driving license in few minutes after you do the required eye test..

“How much does it cost to get a driving license in Abu Dhabi if I have a driver’s license from USA?

It costs AED 800 (AED 100 against eye tes, AED 100 against translation (for licenses in English), and AED 600 against license issuance).

“I have a No- objection letter issued in English to be submitted to the driving school in Abu Dhabi. Should I translate it into Arabic before submitting the application to the driving school?

“No Objection Certificate” is no longer required now with the new online system.

“Can you translate my Portuguese driving license?”

Yes, we can. We translate:

a. Portuguese driving license.

b. Spanish driving license.

c. UK driving license.

d. US driver’s license.

e. Indian driving license.

f. Pakistan driving license.

g. Philippines driving license.

h. France driving license.

i. Germany driving license.

k. Sweden driving license.

l. South Africa driving license.

m. Ukraine driving license.

n. And more.

“How to get driving license in Abu Dhabi with Dubai/ Sharjah/ RAK/ Ajman/ Fujairah/  Umm Al Quawain visa”

You can apply for a driving license in Abu Dhabi with Dubai/ Sharjah/ RAK/ Ajman/ Fujairah/  Umm Al Quawain visa if you have an attested tenancy contract in Abu Dhabi or if your company has a branch in Abu Dhabi under the same name.

 

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