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As university students, we understand your need for constant flexibility to match your class timings and thus, we are introducing a Youth Driving Course for you, following your availability within prescribed training time!

What is Youth Driving Course?
An exclusive driving course for university, college, or school students in Dubai over the age of 17 years & 6 months.

What can I get in this course?
You can enjoy a range of benefits:

  • Unlimited tests & training until you pass
  • Fast-track training up to 8 hours in a week or 4 hours in a day (except Saturday and during prescribed training time)
  • Book your training as per your flexibility 
  • E-lectures
  • Pay in installments at 0% interest

Will I get transportation?
Yes! You can take a transport bus from Dubai Academic City or Dubai Knowledge Park to our main centers in Al Qusais & Al Quoz. Moreover, you can take the transport bus from the main center to Dubai, Sharjah or Ajman. Get the bus routes from Al Qusais, Al Quoz, and branches. Alternatively, you can also avail of pick and drop service by our trainers from selected locations.

What are the class timings & location?
You can complete 4 hours of training in a day or 8 hours of training in a week excluding Saturday. The training timings are between 8:25 AM to 5:30 PM from Sunday to Friday. Register at our branch in Dubai Academic City, Dubai Knowledge Park or at any of 40+ branches across Dubai. 

What is the minimum age to apply?
The minimum age is 17 years and 6 months to enroll for a Car driving course and 17 years to enroll for a Motorcycle riding course. The UAE driving license will be issued at the age of 18 years and above. 

How can I pay for the course?
You can pay the course fees in installment with banks from 3, 6, or 12 months*. Click here to know the installment plans available. *T & C apply

  • For the Car driving course, you can complete 50% of the total fee upon registration, 25% upon the Intial Driving Assessment test (stage 8) & balance before the RTA smart yard test.
  • For the Motorcycle riding course, you can complete 50% of the total fee upon registration, 25% upon the RTA Yard test & balance before the Initial Driving Assessment Test.

How will I learn to drive? 
Click here to watch the step-by-step process during your LMV training journey OR click here to read the detailed process. 


Terms & Conditions:

  • Additional charges may apply in case:
    • The RTA theory test if requested for Remote Interpretation Service AED 435.
    • The RTA road test booking is requested on Friday or Saturday for AED 100.
    • Of early RTA test booking for AED 320. 
    • Of changes in the RTA fee
    • The student wishes for additional training, the fee will apply as per the hourly training fee besides the mandatory training recommended by RTA or EDI between each test failure. 
    • The student wishes to withdraw his/her training file from EDI, the service fee will apply for EDI services used so far.
    • The student is absent for the scheduled training or booked test, the fee will apply as per the EDI rate card. 
  • Not valid for the Direct Test courses. 
  • Not valid in conjunction with Fazza card, Esa'd, Sanad and Al Saada discounts or any ongoing loyalty tie-ups. 
  • In a scenario where the RTA file is expired for more than a year during its renewal, the students registered for fixed price courses will pay for reappearing for RTA tests that they had attended and passed earlier. 

Watch your car driver training journey or download the student journey map.

MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

  1. Original Emirates ID or a digital copy of the latest Emirates ID from the ICA app
  2. A copy of valid visa issued in Dubai
  3. Eye test report (before RTA file opening). The eye test is available at the EDI main centers or RTA-approved eye test centers in Dubai.
  4. A letter or Student ID from any university/school (only if the profession is not mentioned clearly on the visa)
  5. Original driving license issued from other countries of the same vehicle category (if any)*: 
    • The hologram on the driving license must be visible. 
    • A valid and expired (less than ten years of expiry) driving licenses are acceptable.
    • If your driving license is not issued in English or Arabic, please legally translate your driving license from a legal translation typing office in Dubai. 
    • For a lost driving license, please seek a letter from the consulate of your country.

*Subject to RTA approval. If the driving license is denied by the RTA, please seek a letter from the embassy of your country. 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR:

Female customers (younger than 21 years) who wish to take training by a male instructor:

  1. A no-objection letter signed by the sponsor 
  2. A no-objection letter to be signed by self (only for UAE nationals or company visa holders)
  3. Copy of the sponsor's Emirates ID

Customers holding Partner visa:

  1. Copy of a valid UAE trade license 

UAE Marsoom / Bedouin:

  1. Valid and original marsoom letter
  2. Valid and original passport 
  3. One passport size photograph
  4. Eye test report

File transfer from other institutes within Dubai or other-emirates:

  1. Original RTA file from the previous driving institute or driving schools. 
  2. Clearance letter from the previous driving institute or driving schools signed and stamped by an authorized signatory.
  3. Proof of theory lectures attendance
  4. Valid or invalid RTA learning permit (not applicable for other-emirates)
  5. Training Sheet (if practical training is completed)

 

FILE OPENING PROCESS FOR OTHER-EMIRATES

Mandatory documents required for applicants

  1. On personal or family-sponsored visa currently residing in Dubai:
    • Valid passport copy & visa copy of the sponsor & applicant
    • Original and valid Emirates ID
    • Valid tenancy contract (Ejari) & electricity bill from DEWA*
    • Eye test report (After approval)
    • Declaration letter from the school or university (if the applicant is a student in Dubai)
    • NOC for professional help (e.g. housemaid, nanny, driver)
      *not required in case the declaration letter is available
       
  2. On a company-sponsored visa:
    • Situation 1: Company has a branch in Dubai & currently residing in Dubai:
      1.  Valid passport copy & visa copy of the applicant
      2. Original and valid Emirates ID
      3.  Copy of valid trade license of the Dubai branch of the company. The company name must match the name on the trade license.
      4. NOC to clearly mention that the applicant is working in the Dubai branch of the company.
      5. Eye test (After approval)
         
    • Situation 2: Company does not have a branch in Dubai & currently residing in Dubai:
      (e.g. Applicants on investor or partner visa from other-emirates do not have a branch & currently residing in Dubai)
      1.  Valid passport copy & visa copy of the sponsor & applicant
      2. Original and valid Emirates ID
      3.  Valid tenancy contract (Ejari) & electricity bill from DEWA
      4. Eye test report (After approval)
      5. NOC issued by the company from other emirates if they do not have any branch in Dubai

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Car Driving Course

20 hours of car training  (Beginner)
Training Course Normal package
Limited training & tests*
Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests**
Fixed package for  university partners
Unlimited training & tests***
(Group A)
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Shift Training
(Flexible Timings)
Automatic Gear AED 4948 AED 4688 AED 8600 AED 8170 AED 7640 AED 7258
Manual Gear AED 4948 AED 4688 AED 10,200 AED 9690 AED 9080 AED 8626
RTA fees of AED 1350 included in the prices above
Package information

*Normal package includes:

  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • One theory test, parking test,
  • initial driver assessment test & road test.

Additional fees apply from the second test onwards. 
 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

**Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 


 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

***selected universities only. Available 
only at EDI main centers and branches

Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

15 hours of car training (driving license issued from other countries within 2 - 5 years)
Training Course Normal package
Limited training & tests*
Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests**
Fixed package for university partners
Unlimited training & tests**** (Group A)
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Shift Training
(Flexible Timings)
Automatic Gear AED 4188 AED 3928 AED 8200 AED 7790 AED 7280 AED 6916
Manual Gear AED 4188 AED 3928 AED 9800 AED 9310 AED 8720 AED 8284
RTA fees of AED 1350 included in the prices above
Package information

*Normal package includes:

  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • One theory test, parking test,
    initial driver assessment test & road test.

Additional fees apply from the second test onwards. 
 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

*Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 


 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

**selected universities only. Available 
only at EDI main centers and branches

*Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

 

10 hours of car training (driving license issued from other countries over 5 years)
Training Course Normal package
Limited training & tests*
Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests**
Fixed package for university partners
Unlimited training & tests**** (Group A)
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Shift Training
(Flexible Timings)
Automatic Gear AED 3348 AED 3153 AED 7960 AED 7562 AED 7064 AED 6711
Manual Gear AED 3348 AED 3153 AED 9400 AED 8930 AED 8360 AED 7942
RTA fees of AED 1350 included in the prices above
Package information

*Normal package includes:

  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • One theory test, parking test,
    initial driver assessment test & road test.

Additional fees apply from the second test onwards. 
 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

*Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 


 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

**selected universities only. Available 
only at EDI main centers and branches

*Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

 

 

Motorcycle riding course

20 hours of motorcycle training (beginner)
Training Course Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests*
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Shift Training
(Flexible Timings)
AED 7230 AED 6868.5
RTA fees of AED 1350 included in the prices above
Package information

*Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

Click here for the detailed fee structure.

 

 

10 hours of motorcycle training (riding license issued from other countries)
Training Course Fixed package
Unlimited training & tests*
Partial payment
fees
Full payment
fees
Shift Training
(Flexible Timings)
AED 5890 AED 5595.5
RTA fees of AED 1350 included in the prices above
Package information

*Fixed package includes:

  • Unlimited training & tests until pass
  • Free theory lectures
  • RTA fees
  • 10% registration discount 

(5% VAT & eye test fee not included)

Click here for the detailed fee structure.

Register at any EDI branch located across Dubai; Click here to locate the branch nearest to you!

Shift car training (As per your convenience): ​Max 4 hours of training in a day or 8 hours of training in a week

  • Days and Timings:
    • Sunday: 8:25 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Monday to Thursday: 8:25 AM– 5:30 PM
    • Friday: 8:25 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Location: Al Qusais or Al Quoz main centers and selected EDI branches.


Click here for a comparison of all car driving courses and click here for training timings of all courses.
 

Training Rules & Regulations:

  • Always carry your Emirates ID, and RTA learning permit while attending the practical training, lectures, and tests.
     
  • Please arrive 10 mins earlier than your practical training and tests.
     
  • Should you fail to report within 10 minutes of your class, you’ll be marked as “ABSENT' and compensatory training will apply by paying for the absent class.
     
  • Should you wish to temporarily stop your training, please inform us 48 hours in advance of your scheduled training to avoid absent fees. Please by a call on 04 2631100 or email at info@edi.ae.  
     
  • Should you wish to stop the classes due to health issues, please inform us 48 hours in advance of your scheduled training to avoid absent fees. It is mandatory to submit a DHA attested medical certificate as proof of absenteeism. Please inform us by a call on 04 2631100 or email at info@edi.ae.
     
  • In case your instructor is absent, we will arrange a replacement instructor & should we fail to provide another instructor, your training will be extended accordingly.
     
  • EDI will not provide motorcycle gears to the stuents following the safety precautions during COVID-19.
     
  • Students must purchase and carry their personal motorcycle gears (helmet, knee pad, elbow and knee guard & safety jacket).

All students who register for 20/15/10 hours must attend 8 theory lectures available on weekdays and Saturdays. 

The students must carry the Emirates ID and RTA Learning Permit to attend the lectures.

Lecture Topics:

Lecture 1: Attitude & Responsibilities
Lecture 2: Traffic signs
Lecture 3: Managing Risks
Lecture 4: Driver Condition
Lecture 5: Driving Environment
Lecture 6: Rules of Road
Lecture 7: Hazard and Emergencies
Lecture 8: Safety Demonstration

Please ensure to attend all 8 lectures before booking the RTA theory test.


How do I attend the lectures?
You can now attend online lectures in English, Arabic, or Urdu at your comfort! Click here to know how to access the e-lectures on your EDI Student Portal.

Do you have classroom lectures?
Yes! For students who wish to attend classroom lectures before appearing for the RTA theory test, can attend the lectures in English, Urdu & Arabic languages. Click here to download the classroom lecture schedule.

  • Read your joining instructions in EDI and the terms and conditions – click here to download
  • EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities – click here to download


RTA's Remote Interpretation System (RIS)

The service provides a Remote Instant Interpretation of driving theoretical tests, conducted by RTA, to driver license applicants for as many as 195 different languages. the step is part of RTA's endeavors to enrich the smart city initiative and realize its third strategic goal - people's happiness

How to use the RIS service?

  • As per RTA guidelines, students have to submit an application for appointing an interpreter in the preferred language at the time of opening the RTA file and pay the applicable fees.
  • This service cannot be added at a later stage while booking the Road Test.

Fees:  An additional fee of AED 420 will be charged for availing this service apart from the regular exam fee of AED 310.

Remember to:

  • Obtain your RTA Learner's Permit before your first lesson and ensure carry throughout the training journey.
  • Always remember the expiry date on the RTA Learner's Permit and ensure to renew the permit to avoid interruption in your training.
  • Attend your first and all subsequent driving classes and tests with necessary lenses/ glasses.
  • In case you are unable to attend the training, please ensure to inform the concerned staff in 48 hours in advance of your scheduled training. If unable to do so, the training fee will be applied. 
  • Complete your payments on time to ensure seamless training and tests 

You must book & attend each test by the RTA & EDI to ensure to get your UAE driver's license.

Take a look at the process of applying for each test & its location.
 

Tests Examined by How to apply Test Details
Test 1 Knowledge Test RTA
  • EDI call center (04 2631100) or 
  • Test department at the EDI main centers
Test Booking timing Test Location
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Saturday - Thursday.
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
 
Test 2 Initial Driving Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main center or branches  8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday - Thursday
 
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz)
as per location chosen at the time of registration.
 
The students who have chosen Friday or Weekend training can attend the test on a Friday.
 
Test 3 Yard Assessment Test EDI EDI call center, main center or branches 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday - Thursday
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
Not available on Friday
 
Test 4 RTA Yard Test RTA
  • Book through the smart screen at EDI main centers or 
  • RTA call center 800 90 90
7:30 am to 3:25 pm
Saturday - Thursday
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
Not available on Friday
 
Test 5 RTA Road test RTA
  • Book through the smart screen at EDI main centers or
  • RTA call center 800 90 90
7:30 am to 3:25 pm
Sunday - Thursday
At the EDI main centers only (Al Qusais or Al Qouz) 
as per location chosen at the time of registration
Not available on Friday. Available on Saturday for additional AED 100