Procedures for Vehicle registration and Licensing

Vehicle Registration

  • A completed Motor Vehicle registration form and a copy of the Customs declaration form, showing that Customs duties were paid must be presented to the Traffic Department for approval (If, however, the vehicle came into the country duty free, the individual must provide a copy of the duty free document approved by the Minister of Finance)
  • The above mention documents along with the Traffic approved registration form will be presented to the IRD officer for processing on to the system for assigning of a vehicle number
  • A form will be issued to be presented to the IRD cashier for payment
  • Once the payment is received by the IRD cashier the vehicle holder is now allowed to affix a license plate with assigned number and proceed to licensing the vehicle

Licensing A Motor Vehicle

  • The motor vehicle and updated insurance coverage must be presented to the Police at the Traffic Department for inspection
  • An inspection Certification from the Traffic Departments must be presented to the IRD officer
  • The IRD officer will verify the expiry date of the Vehicle License
  • A form will be generated for any arrears existing for the Motor vehicle
  • For the current License the officer will inquire from the owner the period that he the owner wishes to license the vehicle for one year or half year?
  • The form(s) will be issued for the vehicle to be presented to the IRD cashier for paying the respective fees
  • Once the payment is received by the IRD cashier a receipt and a TAG (sticker) for the current license will be issued for the vehicle

Renewing Driver's License

  • Most recent license card or holder's details are given to the IRD officer for verification of expiry date
  • A form will be generated for any arrears existing
  • For the current license the license holder can elect to pay for one, two or three year(s) towards his/her license period
  • The form(s) will be issued for presentation to the IRD cashier for payment of respective fees
  • Once payment has been made the license holder may have the IRD officer print his/her license card

Waivers for Licenses

  • Motor Vehicle License
  • Driver's License

Waivers are granted solely at the discretion of the ASP & inspector(s) of the Traffic Department.

Once granted the IRD will update the system with the waiver period(s) information.

Thus, from this point the license procedures continue as a normal license renewal, which has been outlined above.

Posted: 14/09/2018