To get driving license in Umm Al Quwain, you need to be a resident of the United Arab Emirates (have a Residence Visa) and be at least 18 years.
If you already have a driver’s license from another country, you need to confirm in a driving school, whether they can cut the number of required training hours. However, in most cases, the license of the CIS countries will not affect the process of getting Umm Al Quwain driving license.
If the points described above, it has been solved, it is necessary to choose a driving school. There, you will need to open a file. When you pass all the required documents, you will be asked to choose convenient hours for visiting theoretical classes.
When you take an eight-hour course, you will be asked to pass a test for theory knowledge. Test results are usually available immediately. If you already have a driver’s license from one of the countries such as Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, the United States, to take the theoretical test is not necessary.
When you pass the test, the school will determine your driving skills to deliver the level from 1 to 6. Depending on the level, you will specify the number of hours that must be spent on practical lessons. After that, you can then apply for the passage of the final test on driving.
If you pass it successful, within a month you will be issued Umm Al Quwain driving license. If you fail, you will need to take additional classes and assign a new date of testing.
Summing up, Citizens of the Arab Gulf Cooperation countries can drive if they have a valid driver’s license, issued in their country. Tourists must contact the traffic department to obtain temporary DL. International driving licenses are not recognized in the United Arab Emirates.