Question: How Do I Get A PDP?

What is the difference between PDP and PrDP?

Unlike the old public driving permit (PDP), which was only required by drivers of public carrier vehicles, the professional driving permit (PrDP) is also required by drivers employed by companies carrying their own goods.

Drivers of the following vehicles must hold a licence card, endorsed with an appropriate PrDP..

Can I renew my PDP online?

All Gauteng residents should apply online for the renewal, bookings can be done at online.natis.gov.za, while a separate page also enables customers to download the required application forms. Gauteng motorists can book for the renewal of a driver’s licence, or apply for a professional driving permit (PDP).

Who needs a PrDP Licence?

A PrDP applies to the following motor vehicle categories: a goods vehicle with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 3 500kg. a breakdown vehicle or a bus. a minibus weighing more than 3 500kg or designed to carry 12 or more people (the driver included)

How much does a PDP Licence cost?

Answer: The cost varies between 160-260 rands depending on the province where the application is made. You will need a category P-Passengers professional driving permit (PrDP). You must be over the age of 21 and you will need to obtain a police clearance once you have submitted your application.

How much does it cost to get a PDP in South Africa?

If the forms have been returned by the police station, the applicant needs a valid identity document, a certified copy of his/her ID, 4 passport size photographs and the prescribed fee for the issue of the PRDP, which is currently R150. 00. Also important to note is that applicants need to provide proof of residence.

Can I apply for PDP online?

PDP application form You should head down to your local Driving Licence Testing Centre (DLTC) and complete the PDP form. It will most likely be titled as ‘Application for professional driving permit’ form (PD1) Note: For residents seeking a PDP Gauteng, you should apply for the permit online.

How long does it take to do a PDP?

How long before I am issued with my PrDP license? The card manufacture period is usually 6-8 weeks. However once approved (i.e. police clearance and medical certificate have been submitted) a temporary driving licence with the authorised PrDP category can be issued immediately.

Can I renew my PDP during lockdown?

Minister of transport Fikile Mbalula has gazetted an amendment to the lockdown regulations to allow licence holders until next year to renew. … The gazette, released on Wednesday, states that licence cards expiring as of March 26 will be valid until January 2021.

How much does it cost to renew PDP?

The requirements stipulated for the issuing of a PrDP remain applicable. In terms of the cost, the issuance of a PrDP involves the application fee (R96. 00) and the Issue fee (R204. 00).

How do I know if my PDP is ready for collections?

Drivers must send a message to 33214 with their ID number to find out about the status of their licence. They will be informed via SMS when their driver’s licence is ready for collection.