In the UAE, black points are assigned to your driver’s license if you commit a traffic violation or are involved in a car accident. If you accumulate 12 black points within 2 years, your driving license will be suspended for 6 months. This means that during that period, you won’t be able to drive unless you have a valid car operator’s permit issued by the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA). Once you get your temporary Emirates ID card and driver’s license after passing the knowledge test for Dubai ADL, it is advisable that you check your black points on both documents as soon as possible to avoid any inconveniences. In this article, we will explain how to check black points on your driving license in Dubai.
How to check black points on your driving license in Dubai?
If you want to check your black points, you must visit the RTA website (www.rta.ae) and click on “Services” then “Driving Licenses” and then “Black Points Check.” There you will be asked to enter your driving license number and email address. You will then receive an email with your driving license details. A driving license is valid for 5 years. After the 5th year, it must be renewed with a fresh medical check-up and a fee of AED 210. If you have 15 black points at the time of renewal, your license will be renewed for only 1 year.
When should you check your black points?
You should check your black points immediately after getting your driving license and as soon as possible after renewing your license. This is because you may have black points that are pending deletion from your driving record. If your driving license is due for renewal soon, it is advisable that you check your black points at the beginning of the renewal period so that you have time to remove any black points.
How to check black points on your driver’s license?
To check your black points online:
What happens if you have more than 12 Black Points?
If you have more than 12 black points within 2 years, your driving license will be canceled and you will have to apply for a new license. If you have 15 black points at the time of renewal, your driving license will be cancelled and you will have to apply for a new license. You will have to attend a medical examination and pay the renewal fee of AED 210.
Drivers who are responsible and follow the rules of the road will have a clean driving record. However, we have all made mistakes and will have black points on our driving license at some point in our lives as a driver. It is important to keep your driving record clean by checking your black points regularly, so that you are aware of any pending points that you may have, and can take action to remove them from your driving record. If you have a few black points on your driving license, you just need to be more careful when driving. On the other hand, if you have accumulated a large number of black points, it is advisable to enroll in a defensive driving course and complete the course successfully.
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