What documents are required to rent a car in Dubai?

For UAE residents:

  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Residential Visa
  • Valid UAE Driving License
  • Copy of Emirates ID

For Tourists:

  • Passport
  • Visit Visa
  • Home Country Driving License
  • International Driving Permit

Passport holders of GCC, US, UK, Canada and certain other countries can drive on their home country license in the UAE.

Which countries’ driving licenses are valid in the UAE?

Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada (Quebec), China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands(Holland), New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom(UK), United States of America(USA) (*Original + Translated Copy)