As a UAE resident, you may have wondered if you can take your license abroad or if it is even accepted in other countries. The answer is yes! There are over 100 countries around the world that accept the UAE driving license.
This guide will provide you with a comprehensive list of all the countries that accept UAE driving licenses and also provide you with country-specific information for each one.
Here is a list of 100 countries, which according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation (MoFAIC), accept the driving license issued by the Emirates.
|Belgium||10. Bosnia & Herzegovina||Brunei||Bulgaria|
|Thailand||Trinidad & Tobago||Tunisia||Turkey|
|Ukraine||United Kingdom||United States||Uruguay|
Benefits of having a UAE driving license
Having a UAE driving license provides several benefits for those looking to travel abroad.
and easy-to-understand process for obtaining a license. This makes it much more convenient for Emiratis to obtain a license and use it in other countries.
Furthermore, the UAE driving license is much more secure than other forms of identification. This is because it is embedded with a chip that contains your personal information and is only readable by authorized personnel. This makes it much harder for criminals to steal your identity and use it for their own purposes.
Finally, having a UAE driving license allows you to save money on international car rentals. This is because many car rental companies offer discounts to those with international licenses. This can save you money when you are travelling, which is always a plus.
P.S: Bear in mind that the list can be changed in case a new law. So don’t forget to check for legal requirements before visiting the country.