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Posted On: 6 February 2023 04:00 pm
Updated On: 7 February 2023 10:50 am

How to get a motorbike license in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
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Do you enjoy riding a two-wheeler? Is it something you prefer over driving a car? Are you looking to get a motorbike license in Qatar?

The (ILQ) team has put together the steps to obtain a motorbike license in Qatar. Read on to find out.

Note: The course hours, fees and days may vary. The article is based on information from some of the driving schools in Qatar at the time of contact. Contact the respective driving school before enrolling.

Points to note:

  • Citizens of certain countries holding a valid motorbike license can directly swap it for a motorbike license in Qatar. Please contact the traffic department at Madinat Khalifa or the driving school to know if you are eligible for this.
  • People who do not hold a motorbike license or whose motorbike license is not valid in Qatar must undergo a driving course at one of the driving schools to obtain it.

What is the minimum age requirement to get a motorbike license in Qatar?

The minimum age for getting a motorbike license is 18 years.

What are the documents required to enrol for the course?

  • Qatar ID or QID copy
  • 2 passport-size photographs (may vary depending on school)
  • Eye test certificate from the academy or a Traffic Department-accredited eye testing centre

What are the steps for getting a motorbike license in Qatar?

  • The first step is to get approval from the Traffic Department to apply for a motorbike driving license (for females only). Your driving school will guide you in the same.
  • Next, enroll for the full or half course at the driving academy. The course duration may vary from school to school. Here's the list of driving schools in Qatar.
  • Next, take the theory test and pass the exam.
  • Next, undergo practical lessons in motorbike driving as per the schedule (it ranges anywhere from 10, 15, or 30 classes).
  • The last step is to take the driving test, and once you pass, you can get the license printed.

What is the course fee for a motorbike driving license in Qatar?

  • The course fees vary between QR 1,595 (half course) to QR 1,850/QR 1870 (full course).
  • The license fee is QR 250 and is valid for 5 years.

Please follow the traffic rules, drive safely and do not over speed while on your motorbike. Stay safe and cautious at all times.


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