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Dubai Introduces Instant Online Professional Driving Permits

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has announced a substantial change to the process of getting professional driving permits.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a significant update to obtaining professional driving permits. 

Motorists seeking professional driving permits will no longer have to wait 24 hours; instead, they can instantly obtain them online as part of RTA’s digital transformation strategy.

Beneficiaries of the Initiative:

Sultan Al Akraf, Director of Driver Affairs at RTA’s Public Transport Agency, highlighted that this initiative will benefit various categories of drivers, including taxi drivers, luxury vehicle drivers, and school bus drivers.

How to Apply for the Permit:

  1. Company Application: The affiliated company must apply for the permit on the RTA website and complete the payment for the permit fee.
  2. Dubai Drive App: The driver must download and install the Dubai Drive app on their smart devices and complete the pre-registration process within the app.
  3. Instant Digital Permit: Once the affiliated company completes the application procedures, the driver will receive the digital permit through the RTA-Dubai Drive app, which is compatible with various types of smart devices.

Enhancing Customer Experience:

The introduction of instant digital permits for professional passenger transport drivers (including bus and taxi drivers, limousine chauffeurs, and school transport attendants) aims to enhance customer satisfaction by providing services that save time and effort. 

This digital transformation enables drivers to obtain their permits through smart channels and receive digital permits via the RTA-DUBAI DRIVE app on their smartphones.

This move by the RTA represents a significant step towards streamlining administrative processes and making essential services more convenient for drivers in Dubai.

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