Category Archives: Driving Licence

Application For Learner’s Licence In South Africa

A learner’s licence is a permit that proves that you have basic knowledge of a motor vehicle and the rules of the road. The learner’s licence is valid for 24 months and cannot be extended. If you hold a learner’s licence you are allowed to drive only when you are supervised by a licensed driver. If the category… Read More »

How To Obtain an International Driving Permit

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is a legal document that endorses your South African driver’s licence. The International Driving Permit (IDP), whilst being a legal document, also translates your licence into several languages, so that it can easily be read and understood in non-English speaking countries. Finally, it’s a legal proof of identification when you travel abroad and… Read More »

Types Of Driving Licence In South Africa

You need a driving licence to drive legally on South African roads. Before applying for a driving licence, you must have a learners licence. Different licences are issued for the various categories of motor vehicle: Code A1: This is for a motorcycle with or without a sidecar and with an engine not exceeding 125 cc. You must be… Read More »

Apply For A Professional Driving Permit In South Africa

About a professional driving permit To drive on a public road in South Africa transporting goods, dangerous goods or passengers for an income you must have a professional driving permit (PrDP). The permit is issued in addition to an ordinary driving licence. A PrDP applies to the following motor vehicle categories: a goods vehicle with a gross vehicle… Read More »