Welcome to the Department of Transport and Public Works

The Department of Transport and Public Works is responsible for the construction and maintenance of roads, educational and health facilities, and general buildings. It also increases growth and job opportunities through various programmes and increases access to safe and efficient transport.

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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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Road network information

The Road Network Information System (RNIS) website features interactive maps on conditions of Western Cape provincial roads, information on the traffic counting system, structures, manuals, and more.

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Download and read the Department of Transport and Public Works 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 Department of Transport and Public Works tender information including tender awards and results. We list companies, the contract number, description, BBEE level, and amount.

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Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations - 16 to 22 January 2023

25 January 2023
This week, 86 motorists were arrested for driving under the influence. Eight pedestrians were killed in crashes.