New License

We will guide you to get your driving license from the beginning to end.

Obtaining a New Driving License

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Step 1: Applicant obtains the application form “M.T.A. 30” from: District secretarial offices (normal service) Main office in – Colombo (priority service)
Step 2: Applicant submits the filled form directed to Assistant Commissioner, along with required documents to: District secretarial offices (normal service) Main office in Verahera – Colombo (priority service)
Step 3: Applicant sits for the written examination on the call of Department
Step 4: Applicant does the practical examination on the call of the Department. Pass result attained at this examination will be valid till 6 months
Step 5: Department issues the Temporary License, which is valid up to 6 months (at the point of passing the practical examination)
Step 6: Department issues the License (license will be sent to the applicant by post)