Renewing a Driving Licence

Information about how to go about renewing your driving licence in Dubai, with details of the penalty point system in place...

An issued licence has a digital photograph on it. Individuals under the age of 21 are issued a driving licence that needs to be renewed annually, while anyone over 21 is issued with a licence valid for ten years. Driving licences can be renewed at any Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) Customer Centre or online.

  • To renew a driving licence at rta.ae: Click here
  • To find your local RTA Customer Centre: Click here

In order to renew a licence the following documents are required:

  • Eye test certificate
  • Copy of passport
  • Two passport sized photographs
  • A passport photocopy with valid residence visa
  • The original driving licence

A renewal fee and any outstanding fines will need to be paid.