Urgent.. The emirates announces the steps for obtaining an international driving license
The emirates announces the steps for obtaining an international driving license, Citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates must take all essential precautions when travelling overseas to avoid any problems that may develop.
The International Driving Permit is the only internationally recognised document that permits you to drive legally and safely in any country other than the one that awarded the licence. In the event of an accident when driving overseas, insurance may not be valid for coverage without an international driving licence, necessitating direct payment of the accident expenses.
The international driving licence also serves as documentation that the holder possesses a valid driving licence in his home country that allows him to drive in other countries. It is also available in 10 languages, including the United Nations' six official languages: English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese, as well as German, Italian, Scandinavian languages, and Portuguese.
Furthermore, the international driving licence is one means to overcome the language barrier between automobile drivers and authorities, as well as the ability to use it as an identification card in the case that the passport is lost.
steps for obtaining an international driving license in UAE
The Automobile and Touring Club of the Emirates is the sole official issuer of international driving licences in the United Arab Emirates.
An Emirates ID card and a copy of a valid driving licence issued by the United Arab Emirates, as well as two personal pictures, are required to obtain an international driving licence.
The international driving licence can be obtained electronically through the Emirates Automobile and Tourism Club portal with delivery service, or through the Automobile and Touring Club of Emirates branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain, and the Western Region, or through the Emirates Post Offices or dnata office on Sheikh Zayed Road, or through club partner members.