Learner's Licence Applications
Applying for the test
A code 2 licence will allow you to drive a light motor vehicle and a code 3 will allow you to drive a heavy motor vehicle.
When you apply to write the test, you will need to take the following to your nearest traffic department:
Motorists must verify all personal and address particulars with any motor vehicle or driving licence transaction. These documents can be used as proof.
You will also need to complete the LL1 form, which will be provided by the traffic department. Remember to take a pen as most traffic departments don't provide any.
Once you've submitted your form, you'll be given a date for your test. You can only cancel this date if you are:
The payment won't be refunded if you cancel your appointment. If you're not able to make your test, make sure to cancel it as this causes a backlog in the appointment system.
You need to pay R68 to make an appointment to write the learner's licence test and R33 for the learner's licence once you have passed the test.
Preparing for your test
In order to pass your learner’s test, you need to study and understand the rules of the road, road markings, road signs and the controls of a vehicle.
You can study in one or more of the following ways:
You must also undergo an eye test.
A learner's licence is valid for two years.
For more information contact:
Transport Administration and Licensing Helpdesk
These facility categories:
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On the day of the test
When you've made your appointment and received your test date, make sure you get to the venue on time.
Remember to take:
Once you have your learner’s licence, you may drive the type of vehicle that your licence is valid for, but you need to have a licensed driver with you at all times.
Your learner’s licence will be valid for two years.
Call or visit your local traffic department to get information about the application process.
- Driving Licences (Service)