What you need to know
driving licence is a permit that authorises an individual to drive / operate a
vehicle or motor cycle on the road. There are several categories of driving
"E" – allows a driver to drive light vehicles only.
"B,C and E" – allows driver to drive both light vehicles and heavy
"I" – This is a special licence that incorporates authority to drive
articulated motor vehicles, prime movers, fork lifts, shovels, e.t.c
are the requirements for obtaining a driving licence
applicant must be over 18 years of age when applying for a motor vehicles
driving licence, and over 16 years of age when applying for a motor cycle
of National Identity card and two recent passport size photographs of the
filled Form VII obtained from the Road Transport Department offices or the
District Commissioners offices.
applicant must have leant how to drive at a registered driving school.
applicant must also undergo a driving test examination that is conducted by
driving test examiners (police officers)
successful applicant is issued with a Drivers Certificate of Competency endorsed
in respect of class for which the test has been taken.
The applicant is required to pay a prescribed fee at the Road Transport
Department offices or any District Commissioners Office. An interim Driving
License is issued to the applicant while waiting for the actual driving license.
revenue authority would like to inform all drivers that it is an offence under
the Traffic Act to operate or drive a vehicle without a driving licence.