How to Track Your Child’s School Bus in UAE

Last Updated on July 9, 2024 by Vadim

Learn how to use Dubai’s ‘DTC School Bus‘ app to get live updates on your child’s school bus journey, including real-time location tracking and traffic alerts.

Key Features of DTC School Bus App:

  • Live bus location tracking
  • Instant notifications for school arrival/departure
  • Traffic jam alerts
  • Ability to report child’s absence
  • Track missed bus trips

Is Your Child’s School Eligible?

  • App currently covers 58 government schools
  • Tracks buses on about 800 routes
  • Check with your school administration or app’s school list

How to Sign Up:

  1. Download ‘DTC School Bus‘ app from Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  2. Create an account with personal details and Emirates ID
  3. Enter child’s information:
    • Personal details
    • School information
    • Transport details
    • Residence address

Step-by-Step Registration Process:

  1. Fill in parent’s details
  2. Verify mobile number with OTP
  3. Upload Emirates ID copy
  4. Enter child’s details including Emirates ID
  5. Select school and academic information
  6. Provide residence address (Makani number helpful)
  7. Set pick-up/drop-off points
  8. Choose trip details (one-way or two-way)


  • No additional payment if bus fee already paid to school
  • Online payment option available through the app

This app, developed by Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), aims to provide parents with peace of mind and real-time information about their children’s school transportation.

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