Please note that learner’s licences, driving licences, temporary driver’s licences and professional driving permits that expired between 26 March 2020 and 31 December 2020 are now deemed valid and validity is extended for a further grace period ending 31 August 2021.
The above was published in the Government Gazette of 3 December 2020.
The George Traffic Department Offices, Driving and Learners Licences department in Mission Street, Pacaltsdorp are open to the public Monday to Friday 8am-3pm unless otherwise announced due to Covid-19 related measures.
The department is open for new appointments for learner’s licences as per usual rules (see Driving and Learners Licence section on website for details).
Pick-up times for newly issued driving licences from the Pacaltsdorp offices are from Monday to Friday 8am-3pm, except if your confirmation SMS indicates a Saturday collection opportunity. Please bring your ID document and show the SMS to the official at the entrance.
If your driving or learners’ licence test was cancelled during lockdown or because of offices being closed due to Covid-19 measures, you will receive an SMS with a new date and time. Please phone 044 878 2400 if you have not received an SMS within 20 days from your previous appointment.
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