Now you can get an International Driving License for just 170 AED in UAE

Dubai International Driving License

If you live in the UAE and looking to apply for an International driving license then this news is for you, you have got a great opportunity to get your international driver’s license for just 170 AED which is very lesser and affordable amount in recent times.

If you are aware already that the International Driving permit by Dubai can be allowed in more than 100 countries, don’t you think it is a golden chance that every resident of Dubai who doesn’t have an international driving license must grab immediately?

Whenever you go out of the country for an international tour with or without family, you can roam there by yourself independently with just taking a rented vehicle without having any troubles about the local police. So get your International Driving license as soon as possible.

Here is how you can apply to get an International Driving License in UAE:

You have two ways they are…

  1. Applying through an online platform.
  2. Fill the application form and submit it at the office.

Required Documents:

  • IDL Application Form
  • Passport with copy
  • UAE Residence Visa copy
  • Emirates original id and copy of it.
  • UAE driving license copy
  • Two passport size photos

To apply on the online platform:

To obtain the License online, you must apply through the IDL online portal using a desktop computer or smartphone (To apply now click this link). Provide all the details asked, submit the application and complete the payment of fee, Check your mobile you will get a confirmation message to the phone number that you have provided.

Once the permit is printed, the applicant will obtain it by delivery within 3-5 working days.

To submit a request by filling an application form manually:

In order to submit an application form at the corresponding office after filling it out you must download the form from the UAE authorized website in the first place. (To download the application click this link).

The important questions, Other than your personal data which you must fill in, are as follows:

  • You must mention the type of license is either it is a motorcycle, light motor vehicle or heavy license.
  • Name of the country in which you will use your international license.

After completing, sign it and submit it to one of the IDL offices in the United Arab Emirates mentioned below.

Offices at where you can apply:

  • Emirates post offices.
  • Automobile and touring club of UAE located in all 7 emirates.
  • DNATA office on Sheikh Zayed Road.
  • IDL affiliate members.

Below are the Countries where the Dubai International Driving License can be used:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Aguila, Angola, Antigua, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria.

Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso.

Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo Dem Rep., Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic.

Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic.

Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia.

Fiji, Finland, France and French Overseas Departments, French Polynesia.

Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon.

Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, India, Ireland, Iran, Italy.

Japan, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan.

Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan.

Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Liberia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg.

Macedonia, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar.

Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Oman.

Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal.


Russia, Romania, Rwanda.

San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Kitts & Nevis, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria.

Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, UK, USA, Uruguay

Vatican City, Venezuela.

The Windward Islands.

Zambia, Zimbabwe.


  • You must have a normal Dubai license to drive within the country. The International license is useful only outside the country.
  • The validity of this License will be 1 year after that it is renewable.
  • The fee is 170 AED + vat.
  • For international drivers license, you need not go through classes or road test.

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