UAE International Driving License IDP ATCUAE Procedure

If you wish to drive vehicle in any other country without applying for other country driving license than you need International driving license of UAE if you’r a resident of UAE. The international driving license can be obtained from ATCUAE Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi. UAE government officially approved ACTUAE for issuance of IDP. Many expatriates and resident don’t know about Actuae and get IDP from other unofficial sources which may get them in trouble while driving on that license in other country. International Driving license were established by UN to reduce the difficulties of travelers who want to drive vehicle in foreign country without applying for country specific driving license.

Many country those who were member of UAE issued and allow drivers to driver on their road if they were holding IDP.  Actuae/Idp gives permission to holder to drive vehicle in any other part of the world unless the license is must be valid and official. This license is also be used as an identity in case of lost of travelers documents.

How to Get Actuae/Idp

To obtain IDP from Actuae you need following documents:

A copy of passport
A copy of UAE-issued driving licence
Two photos Passport size

The main condition is that applicant must be holder of valid UAE driving license.

The Fee of IDP is 140 UAE Dirham While Validity is one YEAR.

There are no condition on nationality both expatriate and resident can easily apply for this license.

Application Form 

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Where to obtain-International Driving Permit UAE ATCUAE


  • Al Nasser Street
    Po Box 27487
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab EmiratesTel : +971 2 6212175
    Fax : +971 2 6321593
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  • Dubai

    Al Wuheida Street, Al Mamzar
    Po Box 5078
    United Arab Emirates

    Tel : +971 4 2961122
    Fax : +971 4 2961133
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  • Sharjah

    Tel : +971 50 3863404
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  • Abu Dhabi

    Tel : +971-503867616
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  • Ras Al Khaimah

    Tel : +971-508881687
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 Here is a list of outlets where official IDP’s are available…

Arabian Automobile Association (AAA)
Belhasa Advance Motorist (BAM)
Belhasa Driving Center (BDC)
Dubai National Air Travel Agency (DNATA)
Emirates Driving Institute (EDI)
Emirates Post Office (EMPOST)
HERTZ Rent a Car
IMC Middle East (IMC)
Orient Travel Services
Road & Transport Authority (RTA)

Emirates Post Office (EMPOST)
Abu Dhabi Hospitality Company (Duty Free)
AUH Travel Bureau
Al Masaood Travels
Al Masaood Travels – Al Ain Branch
Omeir TravelsAlsa Travel & Tourism LLC

Emirates Post Office
Marur Typing Center
Sharjah National Travel & Tours (SNTTA)
Cosmo Travels

Emirates Post Office (EMPOST)
Brothers Tours & Travels
Fujairah National Driving Institute (FNDI)

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