Welcome to Olutrend which gives you the latest must have trends, lifestyle direction and product recommendations. Today I want to explain in details the process of registering your drivers license were ever you are in Nigeria without any form of mistakes which might result when you are not mindful of fake sites run by fraudulent parties posing as FRSC (Federal Road Safety Commission)/JTB (Joint Tax Board) Drivers license Portal.You now have a Car (vehicle), or perhaps You Are Mobile and want to be free to travel around the 36 states of Nigeria without any form of problems from the police, road-safety, Military, task force or any government agency? Here is guidance for all kinds of driving license application. Check out inside for step-by-step process!
How to apply for driving license in Nigeria
Driving license application process in Nigeria will be made easy and successful only if you follow these few steps:
Attend driving training course at an accredited school according to FRSC
Take the driving test supervised by VIO (vehicle inspection officers)
Obtain the certificate of driving proficiency
Complete application form and make payment. There are 2 ways you can do this as below.
This method is very simple and involves the following steps:
Fill in the drivers license application form at DLC (Drivers License Centre). Before giving you the form to complete, the officer will ask you to present your driving school certificate, learners permit as well as your birth certificate.
Pay the license application fee at the participated banks or online. When going to the bank to make payment, remember to take the copy of drivers license form with you as they will need your drivers license application ID.
Go to nigeriadriverslicence look at the image above for clearity.
Click onto DL Application, a drop down list will show up. Choose New Drivers License
Type in your driving test certificate number in the box and click on Validate
Once your number validated, complete online application form required
Make payment of application fees online and print out Acknowledgement slip
Some participated banks were you can pay are FCMB, WEMA, UBA, UNION, etc.
To complete the next step, you must proceed to the office yourself. You are not allowed to send other someone to get it done for you.
Submit all kinds of forms to the BIR (Board of Internal Revenue) and VIO at the DLC to get endorsement, including:
certificate from driving school
certificate of VIO (vehicle inspection officers) test
certificate of eye test
Get biometric data captured by presenting to the FRSC officer at the DLC
Take a temporary license while waiting for the official to be issued. This temporary version will expire after 2 months.
Within 60 days since your application, come to BIR Office to pick up your official drivers licence.
How much does it cost for new driving licence application?
Note: Prices may change slightly at any time.
Following are the latest fees for new driving license application in Nigeria.
Certificate of driving school: #8,000 nairas.
Certificate of VIO (vehicle inspection officers) test: #1,000 naira.
Please note that you may need to pay a bit more for some related services but this amount of money should not exceed #2,000. Make sure you know exactly how much it costs as well as how the process goes to avoid unwanted charges!
Nigeria drivers license application form
As I mentioned earlier, you can either fill in Nigeria drivers license application form online at FRSC website or directly at the DLC. These driving license application forms require basic information related to your background and health index. It's not difficult to complete these documents, but you may need to double check some data listed below so as not to waste time for this paperwork. The form is consistent everywhere in Nigeria, Lagos State drivers license application form is exactly identical to any other states throughout the country.
Note: Check the form after completion to make sure everything is correct
Application for a FRSC driver's license - FAQs
Check out the frequently asked questions around the FRSC driver's license application for answers to questions you might ask, how you save time or what you can prepare for certain situations!
How do I get a school approved for a driving school certificate?
To see a list of accredited schools throughout Nigeria, you can:
Go to https://www.nigeriadriverslicence.org/pages/drivingSchool
Select the Province closest to you
Click on Search
Or you can ask any of the Information Offices in your area. A list of offices can be found here!
After submitting my details, can I change it later?
Important details like date of birth cannot be changed after posting, but other data such as marital status or name can be modified. However, make sure you bring proof of changes when you need to correct details (example: marriage certificates)
How can I shorten application time at DLC as I am too busy?
We fear that there is no step you can take in applying for a new driver's license. However, to reduce the time you spend at the facility, you should refer to the online driver's license enter as the above guidelines. When you visit the center, you just need to submit important documents and get the included biometric data.
How do you apply for a lost driver's license?
On the Federal Road Safety Commission's website, there are several options to choose from, including applying for a replacement driver's license.
Go to https://www.nigeriadriverslicence.org
Move mouse over DL application
Select the re-issue of a driver's license
Enter your driver's license number and date of birth
Click on Search and complete all required forms
How do I apply for a temporary driver's license?
All the steps outlined above are for those who want to apply for a full drivers license. To apply for a temporary drivers license (or student permit), please refer to the Guide for obtaining a driver's license in Nigeria for specific instructions.
Drivers license is a must if you want to drive on Nigerian public roads. No matter what kind of car you drive, be it a motorcycle, a car, a bus or a truck, you have to obey the rules of the road to get a driver's license, which serves as a drivers license and personal identification.
We hope that this full article has considered your many questions about this process. And don't forget to like our Facebook page and follow us on twitter for useful and latest tips must have trends, lifestyle and product recommendations!