Driver’s License Verifications & Assessments

DRIVERS LICENCE:

A simple driver’s license verification ensures that the license was legally obtained and for what code of vehicle it is issued.

The candidates ID and Drivers Licence number is required to conduct this check.

Professional Driving Permit (PDP) Verification:

To drive certain types of vehicles in South Africa, you are required to have a professional driving permit in addition to your driver’s license.

A professional driving permit (PDP) is required if you drive the following vehicles:

  • Goods
  • Passengers
  • Dangerous goods
  • Breakdown vehicle

You can only get a professional driving permit in the following instances:

  • You have a valid driving license for the type of vehicle in question.
  • You are over the required age limit (this depends on the type of vehicle in question)
  • You are certified as medically fit by a doctor.
  • Certified by an approved training body (only required for certain types of vehicles).
  • You have not been convicted of driving under the influence or reckless driving or of a violent offence.
  • If your driving license is not suspended or cancelled.

Your professional driving permit may be suspended or cancelled if you become medically unfit or if you are convicted of driving under the influence, of reckless or negligent driving, or of a violent offence.driver’s