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How To Apply For An Interim Driving License In Kenya

How To Apply For An Interim Driving License In Kenya 2024

Last updated on April 24th, 2024 at 10:02 pm

This article is about how to apply for An Interim Driving License in Kenya. The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) is the body responsible for issuing driving licenses in Kenya. No one is authorized to drive unless they hold a valid or provisional driving license approved for the same class of vehicle.

what is an interim driving license in Kenya?

A provisional driver’s license is intended to be valid while you await a valid driver’s license. This is actually a waiting license. It is valid for one year and is only issued after passing a driving test at a recognized driving school. The temporary driving license application is done online, through the eCitizen platform.

what is the cost of an interim driving license in Kenya?

An interim driving license costs Kshs. 750.

How To Apply For An Interim Driving License In Kenya

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a temporary driving permit in Kenya.

1. Log in to your eCitizen portal or create an account first if you don’t have one.

2. Go to the National Transport and Safety Authority tab, click on get jobs.

3. Click “Make Request

  1. Select “driver’s license,” then click on the three options (NC Driver’s License) and enter.
  2. Complete the information below carefully.
  • Test drive reservation form (TBD)
  • License Application Number
  1. Review your entry, then click the Submit button to finish.
  2. You will be directed to the payment page. Choose your preferred payment method, M-pesa or bank option. You will be charged Kshs 750. Proceed to payment as required.
  3. After paying the fee, click Next and proceed to submit your application.
  4. Temporary licenses will be processed immediately. You can download your temporary license by clicking the download button in the upper right corner of your screen.

10. From there you will be able to print a temporary driver’s license that will be used while you wait for your driver’s license.

  1. The provisional license will show all the relevant details, your driving class, the date of application and the expiry date of the provisional licence. It will be valid for one year.

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