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Requirements: Learner's License Application


The following is applicable to a code 2 (old code 8) Learner's License for light motor vehicles.

  • Applicant must be a minimum of 17 years of age.  Most testing stations, however, will allow an applicant to apply for a test date up to 3 months prior to their 17th birthday, provided that the testing station has suitable test dates available.  The test date itself needs to be after the applicant's 17th birthday.

  • Applicant must be in possession of a valid South African green bar-coded ID Book or South African Passport.

  • Foreigners should first obtain a traffic registration number (TRN) before being able to apply for a South African Learner's License.

  • Applicant must be able to provide proof of residence.

  • Applicant must pass an eye test conducted by the testing station or obtained from an optometrist.

  • Applicant must meet the health requirements as stipulated on the application form.

  • Applicants over the age of 65 must provide a medical clearance certificate.

  • Applicant must pay the prescribed application fee applicable for that province.