Friday, 28 September 2018

Nigeria Drivers License: Cost,Renewal,Check Online,Verification,Form And Class,FAQs


The Nigerian Federal Road Safety Corps has been given the statutory responsibilities for road safety administration in Nigeria. 

This article contains information about how to apply for a Nigerian drivers license,how to apply for renewal,different classes of license in Nigeria,how to check if the license is ready for collection and also how to verify your drivers license. 
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FRSC was founded in 1988, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) operates in all the 36 states in Nigeria and is responsible for the issuance of the Nigerian National drivers license. 

Nigeria Drivers License

Q1: How much is drivers license in Nigeria?

A:
The official price for drivers license in Nigeria is N6,300,but however it may cost you up to N13,000 or N15,000. 

Q2: How do I apply for a drivers license,what are the steps? 

A: 
Its easy to apply and be issued a drivers license in Nigeria,just follow the steps below: 

Codes*

  • (MLA) - Motor Licensing Authority 
  • (IPC) -  Information Processing Centre
  • (DLC) - Driving License Centre 
  • (VIO) -  Vehicle Inspection Officer 
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  • Step 1: Complete training at an FRSC accredited driving school.
  • Step 2: The school would present you to the VIO for driving test.
  • Step 3: Pass the driving test. The VIO issues you a Certificate of Proficiency.
  • Step 4: Apply in person at the DLC.
  • Step 5: Pay the license fee online or at the designated banks.
  • Step 6: Present your form to the Board of Internal Revenue Officer or VIO at the DLC for endorsement.
  • Step 7: Proceed to FRSC Officer at the DLC for Biometric Data Capturing.
  • Step 8: A temporary driver’s license, valid for 60 days, will be provided to you.
  • Step 9: After 60 days you will then be issued a permanent driver’s license valid for 4 years. 
Note: 
Nigerian driving license is recognized by American states namely: California, Maryland and Washington DC.

Your Nigerian driving license is also valid in 7 European countries namely: Austria, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. 
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The minimum age for driving in Nigeria is 18 years.
The terminal age for driving in Nigeria is 70 years.

Q3: How do I check if my drivers license is ready for collection?

A: 
You can check online on Nigeria’s official license website, access https://www.nigeriadriverslicence.org/dlApplication/trackStatus 

Q4: How do I renew my drivers license?

A: 
If you want to renew your driver’s license,take the following steps:
  • After the expiration of your driver’s license,go to Licensing office to obtain and complete MVA 12.
  • Pay the prescribed fee to the MLA.
  • MLA sends the Form to FRSC (IPC) for processing.
  • Proceed to FRSC Information Processing Centre (IPC) for physical capture of photograph, finger print and signature.
  • Processed license is sent to MLA for distribution to successful applicants.
  • Collect your drivers license 
OR

You can process the renewal process online,access www.nigeriadriverslicence.org/dlApplication/renew


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Q5: How do I replace a lost or stolen drivers license? 

A:
Follow the steps below:

  • Obtain a police extract, sworn affidavit and photocopy of lost license.
  • Proceed to MLA to obtain and complete Form MVA 12.
  • Pay the prescribed fee to the MLA.
  • MLA sends the Form to FRSC (IPC) for processing.
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  • Proceed to FRSC Information Processing Centre (IPC) for physical capture of photograph, finger print and signature.
  • Processed license is sent to MLA for distribution to successful applicants.
  • Collection of drivers license.

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You can apply online,access www.nigeriadriverslicence.org/dlApplication/reissue 

Q6: What are the different class of Nigeria drivers license? 

A:

II. Class Of Nigerian Drivers Licence 
  • A. Motor cycle
  • B. Motor vehicle of less than 3 tonnes gross weight other than motor cycle, taxi, stage carriage or omnibus
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  • C. A motor vehicle of less than 3 tonnes gross weight, other than motor cycle 
  • D. Motor vehicle other than motor cycle, taxi, stage carriage or omnibus excluding an articulated vehicle or vehicle drawing a trailer. 
  • E. Motor vehicle other than a motor cycle or articulated vehicle 
  • F. Agricultural machines and tractors 
  • G. Articulated vehicles 
  • H. Earth moving vehicles 
  • I. Special, for physically handicapped persons
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