List of Driving Schools in Qatar
Are you looking to learn to drive in Qatar? Are you seeking to take a refresher course? There are several driving schools to choose from in Qatar. This article lists the major driving schools in Qatar offering both theory and practical lessons to prepare you for the test to get your driver’s license.
Driving schools in Qatar usually are well equipped with classrooms for theory classes, training areas, simulator training, eye test center, mosques, cafeteria, and separate areas for female students. Here is the list of driving schools in Qatar.
- Karwa Driving School
It was opened in 2006 as part of Mowasalat transport company, Karwa Driving School (KDS) is the only driving school offering training solutions for personal driving licensing needs, personal road safety needs and industrial requirements in the Gulf Cooperation Council.
KDS offers free transport as a complimentary service to its clients
Courses offered at Karwa Driving School include;
- General driving licence course
- ADR Dangerous Goods Driver Training
- CPC Manager Training
- Defensive Driving Training
- DGSA Training
- Emergency Vehicle Driver Safety Program
- Excavator licensing course
- Heavy Bus Licensing Course
- Heavy Equipment Safety Operations Training
- Loader Licensing Course
- Medium Truck Licensing Course
- Mobile crane Licensing Course
- Motorcycle Licensing Course
- Professional Bus Driver Training
- Professional Limousine Driver Training,
- Professional Taxi Driver Training
- Safe Loading and Cargo Securing Training
- Trailer Licensing Course
- VNA & EPS Training
It is located at Industrial Area Street 37, Gate 18,
PHONE:(+974) 4458 8865
(+974) 4458 8151
(+974) 4458 8044
2. Al Khebra Driving Academy
The driving school has been in operation since 2007 and is ISO 9001-2015 certified. It is one of Qatar’s most popular driving schools.
They offer the following courses
- Flexible Light “Together Until You Pass”
- VIP Full/Half Course Manual
- Bus “Together Until You Pass”
- Medium Truck “Together Until You Pass”
- Crane “Together Until You Pass”
- Trailer “Together Until You Pass”
- Light “Together Until You Pass”
- Regular Light Full Course with Female Instructor
It is located at Abu Hamour, Doha.
PHONE: +974 4032 4444
+974 4032 4444
+974 4451 6353
3. Alijarah Driving Academy
It was founded in 2003, now operating with a fleet of more than 100 vehicles and offers theory classes in English, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Malayalam. They also have their mobile app.
They offer the following courses;
- Light Vehicle (Full Course, Half Course, VIP)
It is located at Wadi aba Saleel, G ring road, Doha
PHONE: +974 44060111
4. Dallah Driving Academy
Dallah Driving Academy is one of the biggest driving schools in the country with over 100,000 successful student graduates.
Courses offered include;
- Light Vehicle
- Medium Truck
It is located in Mesaimeer
PHONE: +974 4487 1423
5. Doha Driving Academy
It was opened in 1985 offering all kinds of vehicle training. It has a huge fleet of modern vehicles with an in-house file opening and license issuing facility. They offer their clients free transport services. According to their website, their students have a 90% pass rate.
Courses offered include;
- VIP Driving Course
- Light Motor Vehicle Driving Course
- Motorcycle Driving Course
- Heavy Bus Driving Course
- Heavy Vehicles Driving Course
- Forklift Driving Course
- Direct Test Procedure
- Platinum Driving Course
- Driver Skill Refresher Course
- Road Only Training Course
It is located at Wadi Al Askar, Al Kharaitiyat, Qatar.
PHONE: +974 4479 2263
+974 4479 2264
6. Gulf Driving School
Gulf Driving School has been offering driver and rider training to its customers and corporate clients, since 1989. They offer the following courses;
- Light Vehicles
- Heavy Vehicles
Located at Gulf Driving School Zone – 92, Al-Aqaria Labour Camp. Area, Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC), Mesaieed, Qatar
Also at Al Fada’il Street, Al Thumama,
P.O Box: 15154,
7. United Driving School
United Driving School has offered comprehensive driving training and sessions since 1997. They offer their courses in a variety of languages. The languages are Arabic, English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu and Singhalese-speaking people.
Offered courses include;
- Light Vehicle
- Heavy Vehicle (Full, Half, Road only, Training only),
It is located at Wholesale Market,
P.O Box 18238,
PHONE: +974 4468 1003
+974 4468 1004
Frequently Asked Questions
How much do driving lessons cost in Qatar?
The fee may vary depending on several factors. The light driving course starts from QR2250 (half) and the motorcycle lessons start from QR1250 (half). Driving schools may also charge learning permit fees, test fees, theory among others apart from the lesson fees.
If you are already licensed from your country of origin, you may apply for the half course after being approved by the MOI Traffic Department
Eye tests are from QR30.
What are the requirements to register for driving schools in Qatar?
- A copy of your QID (note that your profession indicated on your QID must be eligible to apply for a driving license)
- Passport-size photo
- Eyesight test results from the driving school or an accredited eye centre
Some driving schools require no objection letter from the sponsor and a copy of Company Registration for employees.
You will need to be at least 18 years old to apply for a light vehicle license and over 21 to apply for a heavy vehicle license.