In Ghana, getting things done by our various government institution’s happen to be bit difficult and slow.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority is stepping up its game to enhance its work when it comes to Driver and Vehicle Licensing and registration.
LEARNER DRIVER’S LICENSE
A Learner Driver’s License has to be acquired for a period of three (3) months before the actual license could be applied for.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSE
- Physical presence of applicant at any DVLA office
- Minimum 18 years of age
- Basic education (BECE) Certificate or Adult Education, Ability to read and write
- Purchase and completion of Forms F and F1
- Physical examination and eye test
- Payment and issuance of Learner Driver’s Permit, L-Plate, Syllabus and Highway Code
- Compulsory 48-hour training with a DVLA accredited driving school
- Capture of biometric information and scheduling for written test
- Written exams (Computer-Based Test)
- Oral examination
- In- Traffic Test
- Payment of Driver’s License and P-Plate fees
- Capture for Driver’s License
- Issuance of Temporary Driver’s License and P-Plate
- Issuance of Driver’s License.
There are couple of site online that provides you with highway codes and DVLA test. Try to take them before you go.
RENEWAL OF DRIVER’S LICENCE
This is a mandatory process of renewing or validating a driver’s license every two years. Renewal dates are stated behind the license card.
All drivers’ license holders must renew or validate their licenses every two (2) years from the date of issue of the license.
- Applicant must be present
- Expired License
- One colored passport sized photograph
- Applicant presents himself with expired license
- Pays for F1
- Undergoes eye test
- Pays for renewal
- Drivers’ License is renewed after passing of eye test