You want to drive a luxury car, so why not learn to drive safely in one too!

We are proud to launch the “Platinum Driving Course,” for our customers to learn how to drive on luxury-high end cars ie Mini Cooper, Porsche Cayenne, Range Rover Sport, Mercedes G500 & C200, TESLA, Lexus IS350 and Nissan Patrol are chosen to keep customer’s exclusivity in mind.

With an impressive state-of-the-art facilities and over 25 years of experience in delivering quality driver training, the all-new Platinum Driving Course offers an impressive portfolio of in-house services, luxury training vehicles, and training schedule that can be customized to suit customer needs and making the entire journey from registration to earning your driver’s license as easy & stress-free as possible.

The indulging doesn’t end there!

Customers of the platinum course will only pay a fixed course fees until they get their license, no matter how many classes and tests they take.

Another benefit of this course is that customers will be trained on high-end luxury vehicles they usually wish to own after getting the license. This will help them be better-adapted with the mechanics & features of SUV, ensuring their further safety while driving on the road.

Each guest will be assigned a dedicated relationship manager, who will manage all their formalities and documentation until the driver's license is handed over.

The institute is also offering a complimentary pick and drop service for patrons of the platinum course.

The other highlights of the course are as below:
1.    Eye test & course registration of the course can be done from the customer’s home/ location (temporarily stopped as COVID-19 safety precaution) by paying a lump sum amount. This amount will cover the entire cost of training until the student gets the license. Irrespective, of the number of classes &, attempts the students takes to pass the RTA Theory Test, Initial Driver Assessment Test and Excellence Test.

2.    Pick and drop service will be provided to the student by the instructor in the high-end luxury training vehicle.

3.    For theory lectures, students can attend online lectures on the Student Portal or classroom lectures at the EDI 

4.    For RTA Road tests, the RTA examiner will visit the student’s location to take the test in training vehicle.

EDI has an exclusive branch for the Platinum Driving Course customers at Jumeirah. 

Customers can avail below services at the Jumeirah branch: 

  • Access to Platinum lounge
  • RTA file opening and EDI registration 
  • Eye test
  • Simulator training
  • Mock test and online lectures
  • RTA theory test for male and female & RIS (please book your test in advance and arrive 30 mins prior to the test time)
  • Practical training

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. 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

Pregnant women:

  1. A no-objection letter signed by the sponsor 
  2. 'Fit to Drive' certificate issued by the consulting doctor.

 

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)

Driver visa holders (excluding Taxi Company):

  1. Medical fitness report from the RTA approved medical centers or hospitals.

 

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

 

Training 20 hours training   15 hours training 10 hours training Driving skill refresher course -
4 hours training
Driving skill refresher
course - 2 hours training
Direct test course** Flying crew course
Total fixed price course - Upon partial payment  AED 27,000* AED 23,000* AED 18,500* AED 4500* AED 2500* AED 12,000* AED 12,000*
Total fixed price course - Upon full payment 
(including 5% extra discount)
AED 25,650* AED 21,850* AED 17,575* - - AED 11,400* AED 11,400*

​*Eye test and 5% VAT are not included, will be charged seperately. Automatic gear only. Click here for the detailed fee structure

**Direct Test Course: Customers holding an original license from any GCC (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia), European, North American, East Asia & African countries (as listed by RTA) are eligible to register for the car and motorcycle categories. 

[Fees are subject to change]

You may register at any EDI branch located across Dubai.

Click here to locate nearest EDI branch;

Click here to register online
 

Saturday to Thursday: 8:30am - 2:30pm and 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Students can take 2 hours at a time and up to 4 hours of training a day with an hour break between each two hours class.

Click here to view student roadmap to get LMV Driving License


Click here for a comparison of all car driving courses.
 

Terms and Conditions:

Customers must:

1.    Attend a minimum of 48 hours’ notice to book Theory /Parking/ Road Test. Test timing will be as per the availability in the RTA system.
2.    Give minimum 24 hours’ notice to cancel any scheduled Theory /Parking/ Road Test.
3.    Give minimum 24 hours’ notice to arrange classes, subject to availability of training vehicle.
4.    Pay extra for the Remote Interpretation Service (RIS), if they opt for this translation service for the theory test. (What is RIS Service?) Amount: AED 400.
5.    Be charged as per EDI's policy, if absent for any RTA test.

 

Training Rules & Regulations:

  • Always carry your Emirates ID, and RTA learning permit while attending the practical training, lectures, and tests.
     
  • 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.

 

Platinum course students have the advantage of taking lectures as per their convenience and time. EDI's course in-charge helps in organizing lectures in the special lecture hall as preferred by the student.

All students who register for 20 /15 /10 hour sessions of car driving license courses need to take 8 compulsory lectures. These lectures are conducted on weekdays as well as Saturdays. Lectures are offered in different languages such as English, Urdu, and Arabic at Al Qusais or Al Quoz centers.


Please note that it is mandatory for all students to bring their Emirates ID & RTA learning permit for the lectures.

•    Lecture 1 : Attitude and 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

Rules of Attendance

  • Please ensure you have attended all 8 lectures before you book your theory test. Now you can also take online lecture in English. Click here to see the user guide.  
  • Joining Instructions with Terms and Conditions – click here to download
  • EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities – click here to download
  • Classroom lecture schedule - 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 in 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 RIS service can be availed?

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 400 will be charged for availing this service apart from the regular exam fee of AED 310.

Click here to view a list of available languages

Apart from RIS service, RTA also provides a voiceover facility with no extra cost for eight more languages i.e. Urdu, Bangla, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi, Malayalam, Russian and Tamil.

Remember to:
•    Obtain your RTA learner's permit prior to your first driving lesson and carry it with you throughout the training period. Renew the permit once it expires.
•    Attend your first and all subsequent driving classes and tests with necessary lenses/ glasses.
•    Not be absent from classes without informing the concerned reception staff 48 hours before class time or you will be charged for the classes.
•    Make proper payments for training and tests on time to avoid unnecessary problems/delays.