Procedures for issuing a private driving license

  1. Applicant must be 18 years old
  2. Medical Report for Eye test and Blood Type from a clinic or hospital linked to Traffic Police’s system.

For Citizens : Copy of the ID card with the original
For Residents : Copy of Resident Permit (Iqama) and the Original

  1. 4 personal pictures size 4cm*6cm
  2. A filled in Traffic Police Form available from the websites of Dallah Driving Company or Ministry of Interior.
  3. A file to keep all the documents
  4. Payment of the prescribed fees + 5% VAT

Procedures for issuing a driving permit

  1. Applicant must be 17 years old
  2. Medical Report for Eye test and Blood Type from a clinic or hospital linked to Traffic Police’s system.

Citizens : Copy of the ID card with the original
Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries : Copy of the passport with the page showing date of entry (must be 3 months earlier)
Residents : Copy of the residence permit with the original

  1. 4 personal pictures size 4cm*6cm
  2. A filled in Traffic Police Form available from the websites of Dallah Driving Company or Ministry of Interior.
  3. A file to keep all the documents
  4. Payment of the prescribed fees + 5% VAT

Procedures for issuing a motorcycle license

  1. Applicant must be 18 years old
  2. Medical Report for Eye test and Blood Type from a clinic or hospital linked to Traffic Police’s system.
  3. Police report certifying that the applicant does not have any criminal record

Citizens : A copy of the ID card with the original copy - Profession of the applicant can be a freelancer, a private sector employee, a student or a government employee whose jobs require obtaining a PUBLIC driving license in which case a reference letter from the employer is also required.
Residents : A copy of the original residence permit. Profession of the applicant must be a general driver, a transfer vehicle driver, an equipment driver, a bus driver or a taxi driver and should be holding a valid license from home country.

  1. 4 personal pictures size 4cm*6cm
  2. A filled in Traffic Police Form available from the websites of Dallah Driving Company or Ministry of Interior.
  3. A file to keep all the documents
  4. Payment of the prescribed fees + 5% VAT

Procedures for issuing a license for heavy equipment and machinery

  1. Applicant must be 20 years old
  2. Medical Report for Eye test and Blood Type from a clinic or hospital linked to Traffic Police’s system.
  3. Police report certifying that the applicant does not have any criminal record
  4. The profession, at the time of obtaining the license should be according to the those listed as authorized to drive this category

Citizens : A copy of the ID card with the original copy - Profession of the applicant can be a freelancer, a private sector employee, a student or a government employee whose jobs require obtaining a PUBLIC driving license in which case a reference letter from the employer is also required.
Residents : : A copy of the original residence permit. Profession of the applicant must be a general driver, a transfer vehicle driver, an equipment driver, a bus driver or a taxi driver and should be holding a valid license from home country.

  1. 4 personal pictures size 4cm*6cm
  2. A filled in Traffic Police Form available from the websites of Dallah Driving Company or Ministry of Interior.
  3. A file to keep all the documents
  4. Payment of the prescribed fees + 5% VAT

Driving License Categories :

Private Driving License

It is granted to those who drive private cars with a capacity of no more than 9 people, including the driver and private transport vehicles which does not exceed a total weight of (3500) kg

  1. Public Driving Licensei sfurtgher divided into 3 categories
Category 1: Driving License (TAXI)

It allows the holder to drive public taxis of capacity not more than eight persons

Category 2: Driving license for transport vehicles is again divided into:
  1. LIGHT TRANSPORT VEHICLE license to drive small public transport vehicles with a total weight not exceeding (3500) kg
  2. HEAVY TRANSPORT VEHICLE license to drive the large public or private transport vehicles with total weight exceeding 3500 kg
Category 3: the bus drivers’ license is also divided into:
  1. A license to drive public or private small buses to drive buses with capacity not exceeding (15) passenger
  2. and a license to drive large buses with capacity of more than 15 passengers.
  3. Driving license for Public works equipment: It is granted to drive public works vehicles and specifies the type of equipment in the driving license.

Motorcycle License: It allows the holder to drive motorcycles of all kinds.

 

Important Note:

More than type of licenses can be combined in one and specified driver’s license.
Specifications of a driving license:
A driving license should have high security features and must include the following data:
  1. Name of license holder
  2. License number
  3. Date of birth
  4. Limitations
  5. Type of license

Instructions of the Traffic Department for attending students

Dallah Driving Company is obliged to adhere to and comply with the prescribed directives of The Traffic Department with regard to operation of a training centre:
  1.  Student’s should always carry an Identification with them.
  2.  Student’s should additionally also always carry Fee payment voucher with them.
  3.  Everyone should dress appropriately and in accordance with the local norms (e.g., no Bermuda shorts, sleeveless vests, Sleepwear or Shorts)
  4.  Students must adhere to dates and times and the training course and the test.
  5.  Make timely payment for the license or permit before the test.
  6.  No one is permitted to smoke during the training course or the test.

Training

Due to the role Dallah Driving Company has been playing in training the drivers, a sophisticated and practical program has been developed with the objective of raising the level of awareness of safe driving and to promote a culture of respect for traffic rules

. Our training ensures safety of lives and property by virtue of a reduction in traffic accidents, especially those resulting from human error or negligence.

 

The theoretical training includes:

  1.  An explanation of the curriculum, objectives of the training course and delivery of course material.
  2.  Identification of traffic signs and signals
  3.  Principles of how a car operates and identification of various parts of a vehicle
  4.  Speed Limits, driving lanes, rules of overtaking and principles of safe driving.
  5.  Safe and preventive driving and lectures in security, safety and first aid
  6.  Traffic regulation, Violations and penalties
  7.  Movies showing road accidents and how to avoid those by driving safely.
 

Practical training includes:

  1.  Training sessions on the simulator
  2.  Training in an actual vehicle in the field
  3.  Training to drive in reverse
  4.  Train on the track exercising various manoeuvres like 8, X, T, parking on a slope and parallel parking.
  5.  Take a training test