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Description Your credit card driver’s licence is valid for five years from the date of issue and must be renewed after this time. Although the expiry date appears on your licence, a renewal notification will also be posted to you.

You may renew your licence at any time before it expires. The new licence will be valid for five years from the date of renewal.

Steps to follow
  • You may renew your licence at any driver’s license testing centre in the country, but you will also have to collect your card at the same testing centre.
  • Complete form DL1, Application for renewal of driver’s licence, at your nearest traffic office.
  • Bring the following documents:
    • identity document (ID), temporary ID, old driver’s licence card or valid South African passport
    • two black and white ID photographs
    • application fees.
Note: You will not be required to take a driver’s licence examination, but will do an eye test. If your sight has deteriorated from the date on which your licence was issued, new conditions will be attached to your licence. Service standard Your new driver’s licence will be ready in four to six weeks.

Province Before expiry date If expired
Eastern Cape R153 R219
Free State R150 R189
Gauteng R157 R204
KwaZulu-Natal R153 R225
Limpopo R180 R252
Mpumalanga R130 R180
Northern Cape R120 R120
North West R150 R195
Western Cape R100 R140
Forms to complete Application for renewal of driver’s licence, DL1. The form is available at the driving licence testing centre.
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