Direct Test procedure


Direct test

The applicant who possesses a driving license from any of the countries listed below is eligible to apply for a direct test.

GCC driving license (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE) 


Ireland, Czech Republic, Finland, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Belgium, Canada, Slovakia, Argentina, Cyprus, Norway, South Africa, Denmark, Spain, Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Greece, Netherland, New Zealand, USA, Australia, Ukraine, Brazil, Switzerland, Sweden, Singapore, Japan.

The direct test consists of theoretical test + Road test. You are eligible for 2 road test chances through the direct test. As per the current procedures, the expenses will be approximately QR 1200/- (if the applicant clears the tests in the first attempt). In order to apply, the profession on your Qatar ID should be eligible as well, which you can check with this section.

Driving schools in Qatar are only allowed to provide practical training. The entire procedures to obtain Qatar driving license through direct test happens with the MOI Traffic department. MOI Traffic department conducts the tests related to direct test through the driving schools in Qatar.  

First, you must visit the MOI License Affairs section in our Academy personally to schedule the theoretical test and the 2 hours theory classes. After verifying your home country's driving license, the MOI officers will provide you with the signs & signal test date. You can schedule the theory classes with the team assigned for training by MOI, (Holoteq) after that. 

Upon clearing the theoretical test, you will be getting the appointment for the road test. 

MOI License Affairs department’s working hours at DDA 

6:30 am to 11:30 am (Sun-Wed) and Thursday is only for ladies. The best time to schedule the test appointment is before 9:30 am. 

 Documents required: 

  1. Original & valid driving license for verification
  2. Eyesight test report, you can perform the eye test in our academy’s eye test centre or any Traffic the department’s accredited eye centres (charges apply- 50QR)
  3. Copy of Applicant’s Qatar ID (if QID is not processed yet, then VISA copy + Passport Copy + Entry Stamp copy from passport)
  4. 1 x Passport size photograph (If you are using spectacles ensure your photographs are with spectacles/ either blue or white background).

 In an event where both test chances were utilized and unsuccessful, then the next option is to join the driving course.

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