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Accreditations and Affiliations


SAIS-Dubai is fully accredited by two internationally reputed and distinguished accreditation associations: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and Cognia. 

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The school holds all required licenses and permits for local authorities in Dubai including:

  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

  • Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)

  • Dubai Municipality (DM)

  • KHDA Education Permit

  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce Trade License


SAISD is approved and authorized by College Board as a testing center for PSAT, SAT, and AP.

Test Center number: 52858

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)


The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of Dubai is the government agency responsible for overseeing and ensuring quality control and high academic standards in the private school of Dubai.

The KHDA welcomes the feedback and input of Dubai residents about private education in Dubai in general as well as assisting any families to resolve concerns or challenges that have remained unresolved at the school level.


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