Permanent Driving License

How to Apply

A person after completion of thirty days of Learner’s License may apply for the test of competence to drive to the licencing Authority in whose jurisdiction he resides.

Documents required to be produced for the test.

1 Form 4
2 Learner’s License.
3 Proof of age and address.
4 Three copies of recent photographs.
5 Driving school’s certificate in Form 5 for all transport vehicles.
6 Fees
7 All valid documents of the vehicle on which the test to be conducted.

The applicant is required to satisfy the person conducting the test, his ability to

1 Adjust rear view mirror.
2 Take suitable precautions like fastening of seat belts etc before starting engine.
3 Move away safely and smoothly straight ahead at an angle while at the same time use of all gears.
4 Change quickly to lower gear when the traffic conditions warrant such change.
5 Change quickly to lower gears while driving down hill
6 Stop and restart on steep upward incline make proper use of hand brakes and of the foot brakes without rolling back, turn right and left corners correctly using rear view mirror before signaling
7 Over take and allow to be overtaken safely with proper caution giving appropriate signals.
8 Give appropriate signals by hand or by electrical indicators clearly without mistake.
9 Change the lanes using proper signals with care.
10 Stop the vehicle in an emergency safely.
11 Use of the reverse gear while driving the vehicle backwards with reasonable accuracy.
12 Use the forward and reverse gears to change the face of vehicle in opposite direction.
13 Take correct and prompt action at signals given by traffic signs ,signals, policemen and other road users.
14 Drive cautiously at pedestrians crossings giving preference to persons crossing the road.
15 Keep well to the left in normal driving.
16 Regulate the speed to suit varying road and traffic conditions.
17 Demonstrate control of the vehicle by confident steering and smooth gear changing and braking as and when required.
18 Make proper use of rear view mirror before signaling, maneuvering, overtaking , turning to right or stopping.
19 Use proper side when driving straight, turning and at road junctions.
20 Make proper use of accelerator, clutch, gears, brakes, steering and horn.
21 Anticipate the actions of other road users.
22 Take precautions at intersections & road junctions to adjust the speed , proper positioning of the vehicle , use rear view mirror & avoidance of cutting right hand corner .
23 Concentrate on driving with attention & presence of mind.
24 Show courtesy & consideration for other road users keeping in mind the road safety.

A person is granted the driving License after successfully passed the test of competence to drive. If he does not pass the said test then he may appear for re test after a period of seven days.