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A driver's license is an official document which states that a person may operate a motorized vehicle, such as a motor cycle, car, truck or a bus, on a public roadway. Furthermore, no person shall drive any class of motor vehicle, on a road unless he/she is the holder of a valid driving licence or a valid learner driving licence issued in respect of such class of motor vehicle.

   Requirement and Conditions:

  • You should be over 18 years  of age for motor vehicle and 16 years  of age for motor cycles
  • PCV certificate from NIT or VETA


  • Go to Police Traffic office with your old driving license
  • Submit a certificate of competence
  • Specify the kind of motor vehicle you intend to drive
  • Pay the prescribed fee License fees Tshs 40,000/= Driving test fees Tshs.
    3,000/= Provisional license fees Tshs. 10,000/=
  • You will be given a class of license based on your success.


  •  No person who owns or who has charge of a motor vehicle or trailer of any category  shall allow or permit any person to drive such motor vehicle unless  such person is the holder of a valid driving licence or a valid learner driving   licence issued to him in respect of that class of motor vehicle or trailer
Source: Government Portal Content Team, Last Reviewed on: 23-11-2015
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