Amended Directions to Validity Period – License Renewals

The Minister of Transport, The Hon. Fikile Mbalula, has amended directions in terms of the regulations made under Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002, with regard to the extension for the validity period of learner’s licences, driving licence cards, licence discs, professional driving permits and registration of motor vehicles for Alert Level 1.

Please note that this amendment only applies to the period from the 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 December 2020.

The document states:  All learner’s licences, driving licence cards, temporary driving licences and professional driving permits that expire during the period that commenced from 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 December 2020 are deemed to be valid and their validity periods are extended for a further grace period ending on 31 August 2021.

This amendment is effective immediately. Please refer to Government Gazette No 43958 below.

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