Welcome to the Western Cape Mobility Department

A functioning, safe, reliable, competitive and affordable system of mobility lies at the heart of economic growth, social transformation, job creation, well-being and safety for the province and is a fundamental part of dignity for the citizens of the Western Cape. The minibus taxi industry provides transport to almost one million passengers per day (over two million passenger trips per day).

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Licences, permits and registration

All you need to know about applying or renewing a driving or vehicle licence, registering a motor vehicle, professional driving permits, roadworthiness testing and more.

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Gene Louw Traffic College

Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell, Cape Town offers training in road traffic law enforcement for Traffic Officers (TO), Examiner for Driving Licences (EDL), Examiner of Vehicles (EOV) and more.

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Download and read the Western Cape Mobility Department's documents including annual reports, strategies, annual performance plans, budgets, newsletters and more.

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Popular links

Find what you're looking for on our popular links webpage including road safety information on Safely Home's website, how to avoid tender scams and how to access government information and public records.

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Training, bursaries and apprenticeships

The Department offers various career-building opportunities including the Masakh'iSizwe bursary, Bellville Mechanical Apprenticeship, EPWP, traffic training and more

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View the Western Cape Mobility Department's tender information including tender awards and results. We list companies, the contract number, description, BBEE level, and amount.

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Results from WC Provincial Traffic Services – 2 to 8 October 2023

13 October 2023
On Monday, 9 October 2023, Traffic Law Enforcement officers from Beaufort West and Caledon Provincial Traffic Centres apprehended three different vehicles carrying drugs on our roads.