Barakat Optical is the only optical chain in the UAE that can deliver single vision lenses within 30 minutes. This express service has won Barakat Optical the prestigous award of Retail Me in 2008, for Best Customer Service Initiative of the year. In 2009, Barakat Optical won the Best Service Performance Outlet award granted by Dubai Economic Department. In 2011, Barakat Optical was appointed as RTA Trusted Agent. The new service allows the motorists of Dubai, to renew their driving licenses at any of Barakat Optical outlets.