In an effort to improve it services, Dubai Taxi Corporation at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that it will hire drivers for its vehicles based on the commission system, requiring that candidates pass a commissioning exam.

Acting Director of Fleet Drivers Affairs at the RTA Marwan Othman stated that the Dubai Taxi Corporation has developed certain prerequisites for the drivers to join work at the Corporation including, holding a valid Light Motor Vehicle driving license issued by the Emirates, have good conduct, and be familiar with the English language (reading and speaking).

“The applying driver should have a transferrable valid residence or a valid visit visa for at least more than one month, and a valid passport for more than six months. He should not be less than 21 years old and not more than 45 years old (Gregorian calendar), should have a good appearance, and should pass the accredited medical exams to secure residency permit. One of the main skills to acquire the job is to be familiar with all the geographical sites in the Emirate of Dubai,” he added.