Abu Dhabi Driving License Renewal Process

Last updated on : 27 Feb 2024
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Is your Abu Dhabi driving license's expiration date approaching? Worry not! Renewing your license in the capital  is a breeze. Let’s dive straight in to discover the hassle-free Abu Dhabi driving license renewal process.

Abu Dhabi Driving License Renewal in Minutes

Wondering how to renew your Abu Dhabi driving license? The good news is that it takes only 10 minutes when done online. Compared to the traditional manual renewal process, which involves a trip to the TAMM Customer Happiness Centre or Abu Dhabi Police Station, the online option is quick and convenient. Let's explore how you can renew your Abu Dhabi license online.

Abu Dhabi Driving License Renewal Through TAMM

TAMM, the official Abu Dhabi government services website, is your one-stop destination for all things related to residency in Abu Dhabi. To renew your driver's license ‘in just 6 minutes’, simply visit the official TAMM website or download the app. Here's a step-by-step guide:

  • Visit the TAMM website or download the app.

  • Navigate to the "Vehicles and Transportation" tab on the homepage, select "Driving Service," and click on "Driving License."

  • Choose the option for driving license renewal.

  • Log in using your UAE Pass or SmartPass account.

  • Enter your Emirates ID and complete the necessary details to renew your license swiftly.

Manual Renewal at TAMM Customer Happiness Centers

To renew your license by visiting the Happiness Center, visit your nearest TAMM Customer Happiness Center or Driving License Renewal Service Centre to complete the process. Keep in mind that you'll need to provide proof of a valid eye test for this manual renewal procedure.

Abu Dhabi Police Website Renewal

The Abu Dhabi police website isn’t available for driving license renewal any more. So, if you try to initiate the process from the website it redirects you to TAMM.

Abu Dhabi Driving License Renewal Fees in 2023

Here are the Abu Dhabi driving license renewal fees for 2023:

  • 1 year renewal: AED 100

  • 3 year renewal: AED 300

  • Fine for license renewal delay (per month): AED 10

You can make payments using cash, card, or via an electronic transfer. Keep in mind that you must clear all outstanding violations and fines before proceeding with the renewal process. Additionally, any delays in renewal will incur a fine of AED 10 per month beyond the expiration date. For added convenience, you can opt to have your renewed license mailed to you for an additional courier fee.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can. Follow the process to transfer your driving license file from one Emirate to another. RTA also offers license renewal services from anywhere in the UAE.

If you possess an international driving license, you can drive in Abu Dhabi as a tourist for a limited period. However, for longer stays, obtaining an Abu Dhabi driving license is required.

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