driving licenses in Saudi
driving licenses in Saudi

Driving a car is one of the most important requirements for living in Saudi Arabia if you are a citizen or expatriate, as it will save you a lot of time, as it is more economical than using taxis.

Through this article, all steps and documents required to obtain a private driver's license in Saudi Arabia and the types of licenses inside the Kingdom will be covered.

All kinds of licenses inside Saudi Arabia.

  • Private driving license
  • A general driving license
  • Driving license for public works vehicles
  • Motorcycle license
  • Temporary driving permit

Conditions and requirements for the driver's license file:

  • The age must not be less than 18 years
  • Exam form
  • Request to issue a driver’s license
  • Card image
  • A copy of the residence
  • A copy of the insurance policy
  • The result of the medical examination
  • A copy of the ID card of the citizen
  • 6 photographs, size 4 × 6
  • Pay the required fees
  • A copy of the identity and the original
  • File to store papers

Fees and costs for obtaining a private driver's license

1- Training classes fees
Determine the quota fees in the following categories:
Fee to attend a regular private course 435 riyals

Fee to join an associate private course 100 riyals

License insurance in the amount of 350 riyals

The level examination fee is 100 riyals

2- License fees
For ten years 400 riyals

For five years 200 riyals

For two years 85 riyals

Re-examination after failing 10 riyals

* These prices are approximate and subject to change
Steps to obtain a driver's license:
1- Medical examination

A medical examination of the driver's license must be obtained at an approved clinic or hospital.

2- Go to the driving school

You must go to one of the traffic (driving schools) schools that are located in the city you live in, such as Dallah School in Riyadh.

3- Preparing the license file before going to the level exam (conditions and requirements for the driver's license file)

4- Level exam

You will enter a placement test in the driving school, which is to move the car from point 1 to point 2, and then go back to the same first point again (the exam may differ from one school to another), where the period of instruction that you need is determined, and also the determination The group you train in.

5- Final exam and then obtaining the license.