Renewing A South African Driving Licence

You must renew your driving licence card four weeks before its expiry date. If you renew it after the expiry date, you will have to apply for a temporary driving licence at an additional cost while waiting for your driving licence to be issued. Note: You will not be required to take a driving test when you renew your driving… Read More »

Replacing A Lost South African Driving Licence

About replacing a damaged, lost or stolen driving licence card If your driving licence card is lost, stolen or damaged, you can apply for a new one. You will have to apply for a temporary driving licence at an additional cost while waiting for your driving licence card to be issued. To get a replacement card, you will… Read More »

Driving Licence Application In South Africa

A driver’s license is an official document permitting a specific individual to operate one or more types of motorized vehicles, such as a motorcycle, car, truck, or bus on a public road. You need a driving licence to drive legally on South African roads. Before applying for a driving licence, you must have a learner’s licence. Find how… Read More »

How To Apply For South African Driving Licence

Go to the nearest driving licence testing centre (DLTC) to book a test date. Take the following with you: 1 Your learner’s licence. 2 Your identity document (ID). 3 Four identical black-and-white photographs. You must first confirm with the DLTC how many photos they require before you have photos taken. 4 Proof of residential address e.g. utility account. If… Read More »

Driving Licence Codes In South Africa

You need a driving licence to drive legally on South African roads. Before applying for a driving licence, you must have a learner’s licence. Different licences are issued for the various categories of motor vehicle which we term them as codes. Below are the driving codes for licence and the type of vehicle you can drive with such… Read More »

Right And Left Hand Drive Cars In South Africa

Are South African cars right-hand drive? Rules of the Road: In South Africa, we drive on the left-hand side of the road, and our cars – rental cars included – are right-hand drive vehicles. All distances, speed limits (and speedometers) are in kilometers. What side of the car is the steering wheel in South Africa? Traffic flows on the left side of the road in South Africa and vehicles are passed on the… Read More »

How to Import A Vehicle/Car Into South Africa

–– Car in South Africa are right-hand drive vehicles — The importation of used vehicles is restricted to protect the local motor vehicle manufacturing industry. Permits are only issued under specifically defined circumstances. Instances Where Importing Vehicles To South Africa Is Easy If you are a returning resident/national, you may import your used vehicle after a minimum uninterrupted… Read More »

What Is The New Car License Fee In South Africa

License fees vary according to the weight of the vehicle, and from province to province These days, your average road car generally weighs between 800 kg for a small city car to 2 500 kg for a large, luxury 4×4. In Gauteng, the total annual license fee for a car of 1 000 kilograms is R456. In the Western Cape… Read More »