UAE Light Bus Driving License (Driving License Category 5)

To apply for a Light Bus license, your age must be 21 years and above.

Types of Light Bus Driving Lessons

Light Bus License – Beginner

Others- Drivers already having a valid UAE Driving license and want to apply for the Light Bus License category

Course Registration: Documents required for UAE Driving License Category 5 in Dubai

Original Emirates ID

Eye Test (from Bin Yaber Driving Institute (Head Office) or from any RTA Authorized Optical Shop)

Original and valid UAE/home country or other country licenses. Translated/attested if required.

Residents from other emirates can apply for a Dubai license with the conditions mentioned below.

  1. If the applicant’s company branch is available in Dubai with the same company name
  2. Valid trade license copy from both emirates and NOC from Dubai branch addressed to RTA
  3. Tenancy Contract and Dewa bill under the name of the applicant

Light Bus Driving Course – Training Details

A. Regular:

The student who can attend regular classes from Saturday to Thursday.

1. Can take a maximum of 6 hours per week, a minimum of 3 alternative days per week

2. Minimum 1 hour and maximum 2 hours per day

• Saturday, Monday, Wednesday (2 hours per day)

• Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday (2 hours per day)

• Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (1 Hour Daily)

B. Shifting:

The student who can attend classes as per their convenient time and day (as per Regular, Friday, Night options).

1. Can take Maximum 10 hours per week

2. Minimum 1 hour and maximum 2 hours per day

C. Friday

The student who can attend classes Only on Friday.

1. Can take 2 hours (if beginner) and Maximum 4 hours per week

2. Minimum 1 hour and maximum 2 hours per day

D. Night

The student who can attend classes Only in the Night.

1. Can take Maximum 2 hours per Night

2. Maximum 6 hours per week

• Saturday, Monday, Wednesday (2 hours per day)

• Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday (2 hours per day)

Other than these, we have various arrangements for corporate accounts.

Light Bus Driving License Special Requirements

Existing light bus license file transfer from other institutes in Dubai/Emirates

Original No Objection letter from previous school/institute, or RTA file from the previous school/institute if registered before April 2017

Learning permit (This is not applicable for other emirates than Dubai)

Residents with visa from other Emirates but working in Dubai

Copy of the trade license for Dubai Branch

Copy of trade license in other Emirate (name must be same in Dubai trade license)

No Objection Letter from Dubai office and must mention the customer employed & working in Dubai office.

Tenancy Contract and Dewa Bill.

Marsom / Bedouin - Customers with no Emirates ID

The letter issued for Marsoom should be presented.

Light Bus Driving – Practical Lessons

There are four stages of Practical Training:

  1.  Vehicle Operation
  2. Driving on Light to Medium Density Traffic
  3. Driving on Medium to Heavy Density Traffic
  4. Skill Driving in the Yard

Light Bus Driving – Practical Tests

  1. Theory Test – RTA
  2. Assessment Test – Internal
  3. Yard Test – RTA
  4. Road Test – RTA

Light Bus Driving – Theory Lectures

(Classroom and Online)

Theory lectures are designed to mentally prepare the student for driving safely on the UAE roads. This is an important part of the whole process on the issuance of the driving license. The lectures are conducted in the Head Office Lecture Hall, or you can avail of this service online through our E-Learning portal.

The students who registered must attend the mandatory lectures mentioned below.

  • 1. Attitude and Responsibilities of the Driver
  • 2. Knowledge of Traffic Rules and Regulations
  • 3. Characteristics of Road Users
  • 4. Driver’s Condition
  • 5. The Environment
  • 6. Driving on Freeways, Traffic Violations, and Route Planning
  • 7. Developing Forecasting of Hazards and Emergencies when Driving
  • 8. Traffic Accidents Case Studies and How to Act in an Accident

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