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  1. Jan

    Revamped driving licence card and e-licence for South Africa

    New driver's licences for South Africa Transport minister Fikile Mbalula said South Africa will get new driver’s licence cards with a formal announcement about the issue expected soon. Mbalula said that the only hurdle to introducing the new driver’s licence cards was approval from the cabinet.
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Pay R90 or get fined — expired driver's licence chaos in 2022

    Pay R90 or get fined — expired driver's licence chaos in 2022 Hundreds of thousands of South African motorists will be stuck with expired driving licence cards in the early months of 2022 because the twenty-year-old machine that prints them all has been out of order since November. Reports of...
  3. Jan

    Driver's licence system "extremely corrupt" thanks to highly organised criminal syndicates - Gauteng Transport MEC

    Driver's licences in South Africa "extremely corrupt" — government Gauteng Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo says that driving licence renewals is an inefficient and extremely corrupt system from which criminals have made lots of money. “We are fighting one of the most highly organised criminal...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Good news for driver's licence renewals

    Good news for driver's licence renewals Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has announced the deadline for the grace period for renewing licences will be extended from 31 August 2021 to 31 March 2022. “To give motorists a fair opportunity to renew their licences, while we are rolling out a number...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Electronic driver's licence coming to South Africa

    Electronic driver's licence coming to South Africa South Africa is set to introduce a new mobile or e-driving licence which will give motorists the option to apply for a physical card and electronic driver’s licence. This was revealed in the Driving Licence Card Account’s (DLCA’s) annual...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    New driver's licences for South Africa

    New driver's licences for South Africa South Africa is set to get new driver’s licences in the next year, Transport minister Fikile Mbalula announced as part of the Driving Licence Card Account’s (DLCA) annual performance plan. The DLCA, which falls under the Department of Transport as a...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Driver’s licence renewals in South Africa get new deadline

    Driver’s licence renewals in South Africa get new deadline The Department of Transport has extended the deadline for driving licence renewals once again, Minister Fikile Mbalula stated in new regulations gazetted today. The Disaster Management Act has been amended to facilitate the extension...
  8. K

    Lost Drivers License - How To Handle

    Hi guys My Drivers license got lost and I am not quite sure how to handle this. I looked at https://www.gov.za/services/driving-licence/replace-lost-driving-licence?gclid=Cj0KCQiAnb79BRDgARIsAOVbhRojWOk1Uz3c0i2HePKn_FEO2glXBoIZ69RdrnqY3_VXmPdSxSBhheIaAsBbEALw_wcB This site gave me indication...
  9. J

    "Something sinister" may be causing driver’s licence renewal problems

    "Something sinister" may be causing driver’s licence renewal problems South Africa’s driving licence renewal system continues to frustrate motorists, and “something sinister” may be behind some of the problems. This is according to Jacob Mamabolo, Gauteng MEC for public transport and roads...
  10. J

    South Africa still struggling with massive driver's licence backlog

    South Africa still struggling with massive driver's licence backlog South Africa is still battling to deal with its massive driver’s licence backlog. The Western Cape’s Department of Transport has warned that members of the public waiting for their driving licence cards are likely to...
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    SA’s driver licence demerit system – here’s what will make you lose points

    SA’s driver licence demerit system – here’s what will make you lose points If an SA motorist continually breaks the rules of the road, they may have their licence cancelled – and be forced to take their driver’s test again.
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