My First Time Drivers Licence

Well done on completing your driver training and passing your driving test. Your final step in this journey is applying for your first driving licence. The certificate of competency you received when you passed your driving test does not entitle you to drive as a fully licensed driver. You must abide by the rules of your learner permit until you hold your full licence.

A person granted a first full driving licence must display N-plates on the vehicle for a period of 2 years.

To apply online for a first time driving licence

You can now quickly and easily apply for your driving licence online. No need to complete paper forms, make appointments or visit an NDLS centre in person.

All you need is the following: