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How to Apply for driving license in Saudi Arabia

Steps to Apply for drivers license in Saudi Arabia 

Here is the procedures to apply driving license. If you have a valid driving license from your home country,  then it is more easy to obtain Saudi Arabia’n driving license. If you dont, then you have to join driving school and attend some classes. 


1,Before applying for driving license, you must have the following documents with you.



  • Get your Home Country’s Drivers License translated to Arabic. 
  • Get your Blood group report from any dispensary in Saudi Arabia. 
  • Your Iqama (Resident permit) copy 
  • Your Passport copy with visa copy as well. 

2, Deposit 400 SAR with your Iqama Number for 10 years Private License. (80 SAR for 2 years and 200 SAR for 5 Years)


3, Go to any nearest Driving School, with all the documents before 9’o clock.

4, Pay 10 riyals to Photocopy Shope outside school gate for create a file.(They will arrange required documents copies in order and make it a file)

5, With this file, enter Hall No. 2 in school and get your eyes tested.



6, On your left side will be an eye microscope. Get your eyes tested and he will stamp your application.

7, Get a license check from same hall in opposite direction.

8, Take the initial trial from Hall No. 4. You need your iqama as well.



9, Take care of only 4 things. Seat belt, back view mirror, hand break, and seat adjustment for your accelerator. Drive slowly through round-about.



If you succeed in initial trial, the tester will write “I” alif on your form.

10, Take the file back to hall no. 2 and he will print a form taking you 100 saudi riyals for the instructions class to be held on the same day evening from 3:00 to 6:00. Your file will be held and you will be given the slip.



11, Attend the class from 3 to 6 pm same day. bring the slip.

12, Next day come to school again and go to computer testing waiting hall with the slip. Submit the slip inside the examination room.

13, On your turn, take the exam and then sit in the stadium to get your final trial.

14, After final trial, if you are successful, come back to computer test waiting room. You will be given back your file.

15, Take your file to hall no. 1 and counter no. 14. Submit it there and tell him that you have deposited your 400 riyals.

16, After 10 to 15 mins your name will be called and you will be given the Driving license.


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