Drivers License Renewal Cost

The Drivers License Renewal Cost ranges from R250 to R300. Temporary License – R90 to R100 (Required if your driver’s license has already expired or will expire in the next 4 weeks) Learner’s licence – R150.

Go to the nearest driving licence testing centre (DLTC) to book a test date. Take the following with you:

  • your learner’s licence.
  • your identity document (ID).
  • four identical black-and-white photographs. You must first confirm with the DLTC how many photos they require before you have photos taken.
  • Proof of residential address e.g. utility account. If the utility bill is not in your name, the of owner of the bill must make an affidavit declaring that you live at the address and the utility bill must be attached to the affidavit. 
  • if you stay at an informal settlement, you must bring a letter with an official date stamp from the ward councillor confirming your residential address
  • a booking fee. 

Gauteng residents should apply online for their driving licence:

Complete the Application for driving licence form (DL1) at the DLTC.

Keep the receipt as proof of payment and as confirmation of the test date and time.

On the date of the test, you must be at the DLTC at the specified testing time. Your receipt and learner’s licence will be verified before you proceed to the test.

You will be assessed by a qualified examiner.

If you pass the test, your fingerprints will be taken and you will undergo an eye test at the DLTC. Alternatively, you may have an eye test performed at a qualified optometrist and submit the form at the DLTC. 

If you pass the driving test, you must pay the issuing fee to receive a temporary driving licence, which you will use while you wait for the ordered driving licence card.

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.