Admission Policy

The Age-grade criteria for admissions in Dubai Gem as of 1st September of the academic year are as follows:




3 4 5 6


7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17+
Year Level FS1 FS2 Yr 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr 11 Yr 12 Yr 13

Documents Required at the time of Registration

  • 5 recent Passport-size Photographs of the applicant 
  • 2 Passport copies with valid Visa Endorsement Page
  • 2 copies of valid Emirates ID of the student & parent
  • 2 copies of the Birth Certificate of the child
  • 2 copies of the Health Record (Immunization Card) of the applicant
  • Original Passport & Birth Certificate for verification
  • Original School Health Record from the previous school for students transferring from other schools in U.A.E.
  • Valid Transfer / Leaving Certificate


Transfer / Leaving Certificate

  • Students joining FS1, FS2 and Year 1 in the period September to November 15th, admission will be granted without Transfer Certificate from previous school.   After November 15th a Transfer / Leaving Certificate is a must
  • Students joining in Year 2 upwards, Transfer / Leaving certificate is essential
  • The Ministry of Education, Dubai, has the following requirements
  • Students coming from a school in Dubai a local Transfer Certificate is required
  • Students transferring from any emirate other than Dubai  should get the transfer certificate attested by the Educational Zone of the respective emirate
  • Students coming from Australia, Western Europe and North America, the Leaving Certificate from the previous school need not be attested

All other students have to get the Leaving Certificate from the previous school attested by:

  • Ministry of Education of that Country
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that Country
  • U.A.E. Consulate / Embassy in that Country

Admission will not be formalised if ALL the above documents are not submitted within the required period.