All types of private educational institutions in Dubai are controlled
by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Required Documents for a New Educational Permit
The following documents are required from the applicant along with the
Application for Education Permit. Documents to be Notarised and/or
Legalised (as indicated).
1 Application Form
2 Application Fees
3 Business Plan (elements/structure provided)
4 Copy of the Agreements with the Certifying Body for Courses or any
documents supporting application (if applicable)
5 Valid Passport Copy of individual shareholder(s) and Manager of the
6 Resume of Manager of the institution
7 Specimen Signature of individual shareholder(s) and Manager of the
institute (template provided)
5 Original or Notarized copy of valid Commercial License/Certificate
6 Notarized Board Resolution calling for the establishment of Training
Institute, and appointing Manager/Representative
7 For Managers/Representatives, Natural person documents apply.
Trade Name reservation from the relevant commercial authority has to
be submitted before the issuance of NOC to commercial authority.
Signed undertaking by the applicant, has to be submitted before the
submission of NOC to commercial authority.
In case applicant is an embassy/consulate, an NOC from the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs is required.
Following the approval of the business plan, the applicant will
receive an NOC from KHDA in order to register with the relevant
The following documents are to be submitted within 60 days from the
issuance of the NOC
1 Copy of the Commercial License from DED or Free Zone Authority (as
2 Copy of the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Certificate
3 Premises Location Map
All Powers of Attorney need to be accompanied with a passport copy.
KHDA reserves the right to call for any extra documents it may
require, where necessary.
KHDA reserves the right to ask for attestation by UAE Embassy or
other Embassies, as may be necessary.
Board Resolution and/or Power of Attorney for the Permit holder must
state the Permit holders full name, nationality and passport number.
All official documents must be either in Arabic or English.
Documents in any other languages must be accompanied by a certified
English or Arabic translation