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Note: All learner's licences, driving licence cards, temporary driving licences & professional driving permits that expire during the period from 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 Aug 2021, are deemed valid and their validity periods are extended for a further grace period ending on 31 March...
If your car's engine or chassis number has changed, you are required to get clearance before you can reregister the vehicle. You first need to apply at a motor vehicle registering office for a Request for Police Clearance. Then you need to take your vehicle to a vehicle clearance unit of the South...
Note: The Department of Transport and Public Works’ Provincial Regulatory Entity will not accept any new applications for metered taxis which include rank, base and e-hailing that fall within the municipal boundaries of the City of Cape Town until 31 December 2023. Notice from the City of Cape Town...
Licence inspectors, vehicle examiners, driving licence examiners, traffic officers and traffic wardens need to be registered. The minimum requirements are that you must: have an appropriate diploma, be a fit and proper person, and have undergone training in relation to the laws applicable to the...
Special number plates contain both personalised numbers and discrete numbers on it. Personalised number plates contain the letters WP (Western Province) at the end of the number plate. How to Apply If you want to apply for a special number plate, you’ll need to complete and return application form...
This bulletin (2020 fees) is still applicable to the fees being charged currently. The law requires your car to be licensed every year. It's your duty as the owner of the car, to make sure that the licence is renewed before it expires. If the licence isn't renewed you are liable to pay late...
You can convert your foreign driving licence to a South African (SA) one: If you obtained permanent SA residency. If you obtained a foreign driving licence while living abroad. (SA citizens) You have to convert your foreign driving licence within five years from obtaining your permanent residency...
If you buy a vehicle, you need to register and license it in your name within 21 days. If the titleholder (the entity who has the right to sell) is different from the owner, that entity must register the vehicle before you, as the owner can license it. Registration and licensing of a new vehicle To...
As from 1 May 2003, the credit card format driving licence officially replaced the Identity Document (ID) version. You can still convert your old ID driving licence to the credit card format if you fall into one of the following categories: You were working or studying abroad on 30 April 2003. You...
If you build a vehicle up from parts, or if the tare of the vehicle changes, you will have to obtain a weighbridge certificate before you will be able to register the vehicle . You can get your vehicle weighed at any scrapyard or registered outlet. Contact Details Tel: 0860 212 414 SMS: 31022...