Abu Dhabi: Conversion of foreign license to UAE license can be applied (abudhabi Police Application Download). For a fee of AED 600, licenses from certain foreign and Gulf countries may be converted into UAE licenses.
You can submit the application through Abu Dhabi Police’s website, smartphone application or customer service centres. The applicant must also have an Emitates ID. The applicant must also have a valid Arabic translation and the original license from any country recognized by UAE. Other requirements include a residency permit and undergoing an eye test.