Department of Roads and Transport


Apply for a personalised number plate

A citizen can apply to personalise his/her motor vehicle number plate with any combination of numeric or alpha characters of his/her choice [subject to the approval of the Member of the Executive Committee’s (MEC)], provided that the number is available and is not offensive.

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In Person
Apply for a public transport operating license

A citizen transporting passengers must obtain a public operating licence in terms of the National Land Traffic Act, 5 of 2009, Section 54 & 62).

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Apply for conveyance of abnormal loads and vehicles

A person or business can apply to the Abnormal Loads Exemption Permit Office to move abnormal load on public roads in Gauteng.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Apply for debt management of motor license fees

The Department of Roads and Transport provides to its clients an arrangement to pay, in instalments, outstanding motor vehicle license fees, penalties and arrears.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Apply for Public Driver's Permit (PrDP)

A professional driving permit (PrDP) is needed to drive public transport and heavy duty vehicles, for example taxis, buses and breakdown vehicles.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Web based e-service
Apply for transfer of personalised or special number plates

A citizen can apply to have an existing personalised vehicle number plate transferred to a second party.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Apply for Wayleave

An Electronic Wayleave Management System is a service available to clients who want to apply for a wayleave.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
Apply to deregister a motor vehicle

A citizen must apply to deregister a motor vehicle if it has been declared permanently unfit to be on a public road; has been stolen or has been permanently demolished.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Apply to erect tourism and local directional sign

Tourist and local destination attraction facilities (schools, hospitals, hotels etc) can apply to erect tourism and local directional signage.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Apply to operate a vehicle testing station

A person or business can apply to operate a vehicle testing station to conduct tests on vehicles' fitness before use on public roads.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
AV Booking

The abnormal loads and while exemption permits unit is mandated to manage abnormal loads and abnormal vehicles on the Gauteng Province Public road network.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
Book a driver's license test

Citizens need a driving licence to drive legally on South African roads. Before applying for a driving licence, an applicant must have a learners licence.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Web based e-service
Book a learner's license

A learner's licence is a permit proving that a holder has the basic knowledge of a vehicle and rules of the road. It is valid for 24 months and cannot be extended.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Web based e-service
Confirm a driving license

This service is available to companies/insurance companies/ employers/ legal aid practitioners requesting to have a driving license verified/confirmed.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Fleet Management System

Fleet Management is a function which allows companies which rely on transportation in business to remove or minimize the risks associated with vehicle investment, improving efficiency, productivity and reducing their overall transportation and staff costs, providing 100% compliance with government legislation

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
Freight Data Bank

Application used by citizen to know of economic opportunities while mitigating road congestion and improving air quality

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
Register a new, used or modified vehicle

A title holder of a new, pre-owned, built or re-built motor vehicle, must register it at their relevant registering authority to get a registration certificate.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Register as Manufacturer, Importer and Builder

Manufacturers, importers or builders must register with the Department of Roads and Transport before manufacturing, building or importing any type of vehicles.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Over Phone
Request change in land use scheme

Applicants (developers/individuals) can apply, consult, seek advice on enquiries related to Gauteng road network.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Over Phone
Request to fix a road

Road maintenance involves remedying defects that occur on the roads from time to time.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Over Phone
Request to use road reserve for racing, sport or other events

Organizations that have plans to host events (sporting & otherwise) are required to obtain permission to utilise the road reserve for such.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
Subscribe to Department of Roads and Transport Announcements

You can subscribe to receive announcements by the Department of Roads and Transport.

Subscribe to Department of Roads and Transport News

You can subscribe to receive news by the Department of Roads and Transport.

Subscribe to Department of Roads and Transport Warnings

You can subscribe to receive warnings published by the Department of Roads and Transport.

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Apply for a personalised number plate

A citizen can apply to personalise his/her motor vehicle number plate with any combination of numeric or alpha characters of his/her choice [subject to the approval of the Member of the Executive Committee’s (MEC)], provided that the number is available and is not offensive.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
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Apply for a public transport operating license

A citizen transporting passengers must obtain a public operating licence in terms of the National Land Traffic Act, 5 of 2009, Section 54 & 62).

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Apply for conveyance of abnormal loads and vehicles

A person or business can apply to the Abnormal Loads Exemption Permit Office to move abnormal load on public roads in Gauteng.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Apply for debt management of motor license fees

The Department of Roads and Transport provides to its clients an arrangement to pay, in instalments, outstanding motor vehicle license fees, penalties and arrears.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Apply for Public Driver's Permit (PrDP)

A professional driving permit (PrDP) is needed to drive public transport and heavy duty vehicles, for example taxis, buses and breakdown vehicles.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Web based e-service
>
Apply for transfer of personalised or special number plates

A citizen can apply to have an existing personalised vehicle number plate transferred to a second party.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Apply for Wayleave

An Electronic Wayleave Management System is a service available to clients who want to apply for a wayleave.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
>
Apply to deregister a motor vehicle

A citizen must apply to deregister a motor vehicle if it has been declared permanently unfit to be on a public road; has been stolen or has been permanently demolished.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Apply to erect tourism and local directional sign

Tourist and local destination attraction facilities (schools, hospitals, hotels etc) can apply to erect tourism and local directional signage.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Apply to operate a vehicle testing station

A person or business can apply to operate a vehicle testing station to conduct tests on vehicles' fitness before use on public roads.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
AV Booking

The abnormal loads and while exemption permits unit is mandated to manage abnormal loads and abnormal vehicles on the Gauteng Province Public road network.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
>
Book a driver's license test

Citizens need a driving licence to drive legally on South African roads. Before applying for a driving licence, an applicant must have a learners licence.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Web based e-service
>
Book a learner's license

A learner's licence is a permit proving that a holder has the basic knowledge of a vehicle and rules of the road. It is valid for 24 months and cannot be extended.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Web based e-service
>
Confirm a driving license

This service is available to companies/insurance companies/ employers/ legal aid practitioners requesting to have a driving license verified/confirmed.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Fleet Management System

Fleet Management is a function which allows companies which rely on transportation in business to remove or minimize the risks associated with vehicle investment, improving efficiency, productivity and reducing their overall transportation and staff costs, providing 100% compliance with government legislation

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
>
Freight Data Bank

Application used by citizen to know of economic opportunities while mitigating road congestion and improving air quality

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Web based e-service
>
Register a new, used or modified vehicle

A title holder of a new, pre-owned, built or re-built motor vehicle, must register it at their relevant registering authority to get a registration certificate.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Register as Manufacturer, Importer and Builder

Manufacturers, importers or builders must register with the Department of Roads and Transport before manufacturing, building or importing any type of vehicles.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Over Phone
>
Request change in land use scheme

Applicants (developers/individuals) can apply, consult, seek advice on enquiries related to Gauteng road network.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person Over Phone
>
Request to fix a road

Road maintenance involves remedying defects that occur on the roads from time to time.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

Over Phone
>
Request to use road reserve for racing, sport or other events

Organizations that have plans to host events (sporting & otherwise) are required to obtain permission to utilise the road reserve for such.

SERVICE AVAILABILITY

In Person
>
Subscribe to Department of Roads and Transport Announcements

You can subscribe to receive announcements by the Department of Roads and Transport.

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Subscribe to Department of Roads and Transport News

You can subscribe to receive news by the Department of Roads and Transport.

>
Subscribe to Department of Roads and Transport Warnings

You can subscribe to receive warnings published by the Department of Roads and Transport.

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