Welcome to Dubai British School Admissions. The DBS Admissions Office is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Sunday to Thursday. School tours are conducted on a scheduled basis - please enquire with us for booking.

Before Applying to DBS
We recommend checking our current tuition fees and contacting us to schedule a school tour. Please also check the admissions availability by year group. If the waiting pool is open, applications are being accepted and places may be offered, however availability is not guaranteed.

How to Apply to DBS
Please complete our Online Application Form. All applications are digital.

Required Documents:

*Note for overseas families: residency visas, Emirates IDs and transfer certificates are not required at the time of application for overseas families, but must be submitted to DBS by the KHDA registration deadline (generally 30th September)
Acceptance of an application does not guarantee availability or placement.

After Applying
All children are assessed prior to entry.
For overseas applicants, assessments may be completed from abroad. The Registrar will contact you regarding your child’s current school facilitating an assessment and a reference.
For Secondary applicants (Years 7 to 12), DBS will contact your child’s current school for a reference.
You will be notified of an admission decision shortly following the assessment.


Please see our Admissions Policy for more information.