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Heavy Motor Vehicle Truck

Heavy Truck

The Heavy Vehicles – Trucks course prepares students for the RTA Driving Test, enabling them to get a Dubai Driving License category 4. Students completing this course and passing the RTA Driving Tests are licensed to drive Heavy trucks. Heavy Truck criteria- Weight should be more than 2.5 tons

Course details:


• Minimum age for registration is 20yrs
• Students do not currently have to possess an LMV driving license to register for HMV training
• All HMV registrations are for a mandatory minimum of 20 hours plus 8 theory lectures (Go to lecture details)
• Students who do not currently have an LMV driving license from their own country must be trained in the basic control of LMV (Curriculum subjects 1.07 – 1.12) off road before driving HMV.
• Students who have already failed the final RTA road test at another institute may register for a minimum of 4 hours.
• Any student transferring in from another institute will be required to take an evaluation test if there has been a gap of more than 60 days since their last class.
• All training is carried out in manual vehicles so there is no option to register for automatic transmission.

See Required registration documents


• Yard Test (manoeuvres/ internal assessment) and Assessment Test (internal) (Go to test details)
• RTA Yard Test
• RTA Final Road Test
• Minimum 1 hour night training

See Heavy Motor Vehicle Curriculum

Medical requirements:

Effective 12/05/2013 Heavy Truck drivers are required to do the following to obtain a driving license and permit:
• Attend for a medical fitness examination at an RTA approved medical centre (See list of approved centres
• After passing the required tests and receiving the license obtain a commercial driving permit at a cost of AED110


  • Those people who have a full, valid driving license from the 33 recognised countries (See details) can directly transfer their license at any RTA Office on production of the necessary documentation and fee.
  • People who have a valid UAE driving license from any emirate other than Dubai must transfer their driving file to Dubai RTA before opening a file in Dubai for any other vehicle category.
  • People who have any traffic fine against their name will not be able to open a file without first clearing that fine.

List of approved medical centers:






DHA Medical Fitness Services



Canadian Specialist Hospital



DM Healthcare LLC



Gulf Healthcare International



Iranian Hospital Dubai



Prime Healthcare Group LLC



Zulekha Hospital