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Request for small boat driving license

Request for small boat driving license

About the service

This service allows the customer to issue a boat driving license

Required documents

The required documents issued by approved authorities require a stamp, taking into consideration that the digital stamp is acceptable.

  • Emirates ID card (both sides)

  • A medical Fitness certificate or a copy of the driving license, both sides of the card

  • Training certificate from an accredited institute

  • Mandatory Safety Courses (for commercial boats only)

Terms and conditions

  • N\A

Service process

  • 1

    Login using UAE PASS account.

  • 2

    Fill in the required field and attach the required documents.

  • 3

    Submit the service

  • 4

    Pay the fees.

  • 5

    Obtain the service

Expected time

One Working Day

Service fees

  • AED 100 for every year

Target audience

  • Government Entities
  • Individuals (Citizen, Resident, Old Citizen, People of Determination)

Service channels

  • Website: 24/7
  • Smart App: 24/7

Partners

Dubai Maritime Authority

Exceptional Cases

permitted for people of determination only in special cases that do not affect the safety of the boat driver or those accompanying him, bearing in mind that the exception does not apply to commercial boats

FAQ’s

  • Do military personnel who have naval certificates need to take a certificate from accredited training institutes to issue a leisure boat sailing license?

    There is an exception for the armed forces personnel, but the certificates must be checked by the commission's inspectors.

  • Is there a fine for delaying the certificate of eligibility to sail a boat?

    There are no fines if there is a delay in issuing a certificate of eligibility to sail a boat.

  • What is the age limit for obtaining a certificate of eligibility to sail a boat?

    The minimum age to obtain a certificate of eligibility to sail a boat is 16 years

  • What is the validity period of the certificate of eligibility to sail a boat?

    The lifespan of the certificate of eligibility is currently one year, two years or five years

  • What are the documents required to issue a sailing license for a leisure boat?

    The documents needed are: 1- Medical fitness certificate or a copy of the sailor’s license, both sides of the card 2- Marine Safety Certificates (for commercial boats only) 3- Training certificate from an accredited institute or pass the Maritime Administration Exam. Customer service toll-free number and mail 8006634 Customer.Happiness@moei.gov.ae

  • What should I do if I’m not able to print the electronic application from the Ministry's e-services website?

    This problem occurs when the browser blocks pop-up pages. To solve this problem, you must disable the pop-up blocker from your browser

User guide

Please check the user guide (PDF) for using the system in order to apply for the service.

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  • Service code:

    MOEI-10218

  • Service Type:

    G2B , G2C

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