Your driving licence should be ready within four to six weeks. A temporary driving licence is issued immediately.
How long does it take to get a driver’s license in South Africa?
You must use this temporary licence until you receive your official one, which usually takes between 4 and 6 weeks. You will be notified when your driving licence card is ready for collection. You must collect your driving licence at the DLTC where you made your application. A Driver’s Licence is valid for 5 years.
How much does it cost to get a driver’s license in South Africa?
Step 2: Getting your driver’s license
The application (driving test) is R135 in Cape Town (Code B, a car no more than 3500kg), and the issue of the license itself will set you back another R140.
How do I get a South African drivers Licence?
Go to the driving licence testing centre (DLTC) in the province where you obtained your permanent residence. Complete the Application for exchange of a driving licence form (DL1) at any driving licence testing centre. Complete the notification of change of address or particulars of person or organisation (NCP) form.
How do you check if your driver’s license is ready for collection South Africa?
Simply SMS your ID number to 33214, wait a short while, and you should receive a message about where in the process your licence is. We recently went through the process of renewing a South African driver’s licence, and we gave this SMS service a try.
Can you drive alone with a learners Licence in South Africa 2020?
Yes, a learner driver is allowed to drive on a national road and also on a freeway, provided s/he is accompanied by a driver who holds a valid driving licence for that same class of vehicle, and the licenced driver is seated next to the learner driver.
How do you get a South African ID if you are a foreigner?
Complete Forms DHA-175 and DHA-52. Complete application for identity document Form DHA-9. Submit two identity document photographs that comply with the Passport and ID Photograph Specifications. Submit proof that you live in South Africa permanently (municipal account, etc) and copy thereof.
How old must you be to get a driver’s license in South Africa?
The minimum age to hold a licence is 18. Apply for a driving licence | South African with the exception of Code A1 for which the minimum age is 16.
Can you buy a car without a license in South Africa?
There is no legislative requirement in South Africa that prevents you from buying a car without a Drivers License. However, you are not permitted to drive a car without a valid Drivers License.
Can someone collect my drivers license on my behalf?
“If you can’t collect your new licence yourself, you can ask someone to do it on your behalf. All you need to do is a certified copy of your ID, a certified copy of the person collecting on your behalf’s ID and an affidavit explaining that you have permitted them to receive on your behalf as you can’t do so in person.
Can a Zimbabwean get a South African drivers license?
People with Zim licences are permitted to drive in South Africa… Only if a person has been given permanent residency they then get a South African licence.
Can a foreigner get a South African drivers license?
If you are a foreigner and you want to obtain your Drivers License in South Africa, you can do so by registering at the nearest Driving Licence Testing Centre (DLTC). Firstly you will need to do a Learners License test and then a Drivers License test. There are certain documentation requirements when applying for this.
How much is a learners test in South Africa?
The cost of a learner’s licence is R108 to book and R60 to issue. A driver’s licence Code 10 test costs R240, and R228 for a Code 8.
How do I know if my license is ready for Gauteng 2020?
Drivers must send a message to 33214 with their ID number to find out about the status of their licence. They will be informed via SMS when their driver’s licence is ready for collection.
How do I check the status of my drivers license in South Africa?
To check the status of your licence, access the web page, enter your ID number and additional details, and the National Traffic Information System (Natis) will return the necessary information.
Can you check your driving license online?
View your driving licence information is a new digital service from DVLA. It’s a simpler, clearer and faster way to view your driving information online.