Apply for tour guide training

Apply for tour guide training

Anyone wishing to become a tour guide in Dubai can get training and a license from DET. You can become a English or Mandarin speaking guide. To receive a license you must first pass an assessment. To apply follow the steps below.

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Document requirements
No objection letter from a sponsor, Police Clearance Certificate from Dubai Police, High School Completion Certificate (12th grade or higher), English Proficiency Certificate, First Aid Certificate, Emirates ID, passport-sized photo
Tour guides
English AED 7,500, Mandarin AED 10,000 (+ AED 10 knowledge fee + AED 10 innovation fee)
Processing time
One business day
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Dubai College of Tourism

One Central, building 2, 4th floor PO Box 594 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Sunday - Thursday 08.00 - 17.00
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