UAE Covid: Driving licence application, renewal now online only in RAK

Ras Al Khaimah - Applicants will not be allowed at police counters.

(Wam file image)
(Wam file image)

By Staff Reporter

Published: Wed 24 Feb 2021, 4:21 PM

Last updated: Wed 24 Feb 2021, 4:22 PM

You can apply for or renew your driving licence in Ras Al Khaimah only via the Ministry of Interior's app or website, it was announced on Wednesday.

Applicants will not be allowed at any of the RAK Police counters because of Covid-19.

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Col Saqr bin Sultan Al Qasimi, acting director of machinery and drivers licensure, RAK police, said the move is in line with the "digital transformation directed by the ministry".

“Using smart applications and e-channels is a win-win situation that saves the time and effort of both applicants and staffers," he said.

“The department now offers an inclusive medical check-up that all applicants for a driving licence can avail of at the RAK Hospital to ensure their fitness on the road.”

A few days back, the RAK Police announced that those who wish to visit police stations or police service centres must present a negative PCR test result. Dubai and Sharjah made similar announcements.

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