PROCEDURE FOR THE ACQUSITION OF DRIVERS LICENCE

News | Sep 03 2017

PROCEDURE FOR THE ACQUSITION OF DRIVERS LICENCE

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) wishes to publish for the information and education of the general public, particularly potential drivers, the procedure for the acquisition a Driver’s Licence (Class ‘B’).

The procedure is as follows:

1. Applicant approaches a DVLA certified Driving School for registration unto the training platform

2. Applicant is presented to the DVLA office and issued the learner permit as well as other learning materials that could help them prepare adequately for the computer-based theory test

3. While undergoing the compulsory 48-hour driver training, the driving school shall assist applicants to register for the computer-based theory test

4. Applicants who pass the computer-based theory test will then proceed to take the practical driving test (in-traffic test)

5. Applicants who pass the in-traffic test are then issued a temporary driver’s licence for three months.

FEES FOR THE DRIVING SCHOOL:

The fee charged for the compulsory 48-hour driving school training is Six Hundred and Seventeen Ghana Cedis (GHc 620. 00). This is exclusive of fees that will be paid to the DVLA. Applicants who may require more than 48-hours of training may enter into some other arrange with the school in question.

The Authority wishes to emphasise that the fee for the compulsory 48-hour Driving School has been fixed by DVLA, the authority that regulates the activities of the driving schools, and will remain in force until it becomes necessary to review it.

Applicants who are requested by any driving school to pay more than the approved fees should report to the DVLA Head Office, with a copy of the payment receipt, for the necessary action to be taken against the school.

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