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Old 8th August 2011, 06:23 PM
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Dear All;

What is the status of UAE's drving license in Western Australia?Whether it is beneficial to have UAE driving license before applying for Australian driving license or it is not valid for Aussie's?

Please share the updated information.

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Hi Hassan.

We can drive for 3 months in NSW after which we need to apply for a NSW Driving license.

http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au/licensing/...id_english.pdf


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Dear Sriikanth;

For that purpose whehter it is necessary to Internationalise UAE DL? Furthermore for a novice what would you suggest,whether one should get DL from DL or get it from Australia?What are the benefits of getting DL from UAE before leaving for Australia?

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Dear Sriikanth;

For that purpose whehter it is necessary to Internationalise UAE DL? Furthermore for a novice what would you suggest,whether one should get DL from DL or get it from Australia?What are the benefits of getting DL from UAE before leaving for Australia?

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As far as i know, v can drive for 6months in Australia if v have UAE DL.There is no need to internationalise UAE DL for use in Aust.U can consider that as a advantage of having UAE DL.

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I am going to apply for UAE DL license.As UAE DL is not recognised in Australia(of course one can drive for 3 months,after that for new one complete training process should be completed for getting Aussie DL)What would you people suggest ?Should I get it before leaving to Australia?Keeping in mind the cost of getting UAE DL(AED 2,500),I am in dilemma!


The sole benefit,I consider of getting UAE DL is to have some experience of Driving.

Please guide!

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If you currently do not have a driving license, I would recommend that you learn to drive in Australia. The Australian license is also internationally recognised as opposed to the UAE, which is typically only accepted in the Middle East.

The driving standards in UAE leaves a lot to be desired and is dangerous at best. You might as well spend your money on someone who will teach you how to drive properly and to respect other road users. Once you are driving in the UAE, you WILL pick up a lot of nasty habits which are very difficult to shake, e.g. tailgating is normal driving behaviour in the UAE but will certainly result in a fine at the very least in Australia. Additionally, it is far easier to pass a driving test as a learner driver than it is to kick all the bad habits and drive properly.

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If you currently do not have a driving license, I would recommend that you learn to drive in Australia. The Australian license is also internationally recognised as opposed to the UAE, which is typically only accepted in the Middle East.

The driving standards in UAE leaves a lot to be desired and is dangerous at best. You might as well spend your money on someone who will teach you how to drive properly and to respect other road users. Once you are driving in the UAE, you WILL pick up a lot of nasty habits which are very difficult to shake, e.g. tailgating is normal driving behaviour in the UAE but will certainly result in a fine at the very least in Australia. Additionally, it is far easier to pass a driving test as a learner driver than it is to kick all the bad habits and drive properly.

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wonderful ! So nice of you for alleviating all my ambiguities! I will get driving license in Australia !

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If you currently do not have a driving license, I would recommend that you learn to drive in Australia. The Australian license is also internationally recognised as opposed to the UAE, which is typically only accepted in the Middle East.

The driving standards in UAE leaves a lot to be desired and is dangerous at best. You might as well spend your money on someone who will teach you how to drive properly and to respect other road users. Once you are driving in the UAE, you WILL pick up a lot of nasty habits which are very difficult to shake, e.g. tailgating is normal driving behaviour in the UAE but will certainly result in a fine at the very least in Australia. Additionally, it is far easier to pass a driving test as a learner driver than it is to kick all the bad habits and drive properly.

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wonderful ! So nice of you for alleviating all my ambiguities! I will get driving license in Australia !

Thanks!

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Hasan,
The cost of getting a DL in UAE, including the cost of driving classes, will go from AED 6k to 10k (if u dont get to pass in the first test). Unless there is a special allowance for Pakis

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wonderful ! So nice of you for alleviating all my ambiguities! I will get driving license in Australia !

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Brother Hassan, thats a good decision you have made. I would suggest that you save the money on UAE DL for your Ticket to Perth...

Did you check on malaysian airlines and royal brunei airlines for the ticket...

We have met today @ Aussie Consulate...

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