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New drivers looking to obtain a driving license in Qatar are required to obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their sponsor. Previously, this involved obtaining a signed paper document. However, with the convenience of the Metrash2 mobile app, the process has become much easier.
In this guide, we’ll walk you through the simple steps to obtain your NOC for driving license hassle-free from Metrash as well as through the MOI website.
How To Get NOC For Driving License
1. Get NOC For Driving License From Metrash
You can follow the below steps to get NOC for driving license from Metrash. Note that these steps should be done from the Metrash mobile app of the sponsor. For example, if the husband is the sponsor, this should be done on the husband’s Metrash app.
Step 1: Install and Open Metrash
Ensure you have the Metrash application installed on your device. Once installed, launch the app and log in with your credentials. If you haven’t registered for Metrash, here is a step-by-step guide on how to register for Metrash.
Step 2: Navigate to “Traffic” Section
Within the Metrash app, locate and click on the “Traffic” section. This section is dedicated to services related to traffic regulations and licenses.
Step 3: Select “License Service”
Once in the “Traffic” section, find and click on the “License Service” option. This will provide you with a range of services related to driving licenses.
Step 4: Choose “License NOC”
Among the list of license services, locate and select “License NOC.” This is the specific service you’ll need to obtain the NOC for your driving license.
Step 5: Enter Qatar ID (QID) and Select License Type
You’ll be prompted to enter your Qatar ID (QID) number and select the type of driving license for which you need the NOC. Ensure all information is accurate before proceeding.
Step 6: Review and Submit Request
Before finalizing your request, take a moment to review all the entered information. Once confirmed, submit your request through the Metrash app.
Step 7: Await Confirmation
After submitting your request, you’ll receive a confirmation message acknowledging your application for the NOC. Once approved, the sponsor will get a Metrash notification on his phone.
2. Get NOC For Driving License From MOI Portal
The above steps can also be done on the MOI website for companies and individuals with smart cards. If you don’t have smart card access use the Metrash mobile app.
Step 1: Visit the MOI Website
If you prefer using the MOI website, visit the E-Services page on the MOI website using your web browser.
Step 2: Access Traffic Services
Navigate to the “Traffic Services” section on the MOI website.
Step 3: Click on “Driving License”
Locate and click on the option for “Driving License” within the traffic services menu.
Step 4: Select “Driving License NOC”
Among the available driving license services, find and click on “Driving License NOC.”
Step 5: Complete Required Fields
Fill out all the necessary fields in the NOC application form. Provide accurate information to avoid any delays in processing.
Step 6: Submit the Form
Once you’ve completed the form, review the information, and submit your NOC application.
Upon submission, the sponsor will receive a notification once the NOC is approved. Be sure to keep an eye out for any updates on your application status.
By following these simple steps, you can obtain your No Objection Certificate (NOC) for a driving license quickly and efficiently through Metrash.
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Aneesh, the Founder & Editor of DG Pixels, holds a Master’s Degree in Communication & Journalism, and has two decades of experience living in the Middle East. Since 2014, he and his team have been sharing helpful content on travel, visa rules, and expatriate affairs.