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 DTCM. 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


The process for English and Mandarin training is the same, apart from the fees.
The license is only awarded upon successful completion of a mandatory assessment.
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Dubai College of Tourism

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

Office hours:

Sunday - Thursday 08.00 - 17.00

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