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Learner's Licence is a temporary licence valid for 6 months and issued to citizens, while they are in the process of learning driving of Motor Vehicles. One becomes eligible for a permanent licence after expiry of one month from the date of issuing the learner's licence.

Learner's Licence Preliminary Test

Every applicant for a learner's licence shall present himself before the licensing authority on such date, place and time, as the licensing authority may appoint, for a test and satisfy such authority that the applicant possesses adequate knowledge and understanding of the following matters, namely :
  • The traffic signs, traffic signals and the rules of the road regulations made under section 118
  • The duties of the driver when his vehicles is involved in an accident resulting in the death or bodily injury to a person or damages to property of a third party
  • The precautions to be taken while passing an unmanned railway crossing
  • The documents he should carry with him while driving a motor vehicle.

Eligibility

  • A person who has completed 18 years of age can get a licence for M/cycle and Light Motor Vehicles.
  • A person who has completed 20 years of age can get a licence to drive professional and Light Transport Vehicles such as M/Cycles, Taxis, Auto rickshaws, P/Ups, etc.
  • A person who has completed 16 years of age but below 18 years of age can get a licence for M/cycles not exceeding 50 c.c.

Where to apply

The applicant for learner's licence should approach the Assistant Director of Transport of the area, in which he resides and submit duly filled in Form 2 (Rs.5/-). All the documents as shown in the application form should be submitted alongwith the application for expeditious disposal.
The Department has computerized the services of learner's licences and introduced the services through the R.T.O. Counters and Mahiti Ghars at Panaji, Bicholim, Ponda, Margao and Vasco.
The application for permanent driving licence should be given in Form 4 (Rs.5/-) along with the documents mentioned therein. An applicant holding permanent driving licence for one class and desirous of obtaining licence for another class of vehicle should make an application in Form No. 8 (Rs.5/-).

Permanent Licence Preliminary Test

An application for the grant or renewal of a learner's licence shall be made in Form 4 and shall be accompanied by
  • A medical certificate in [Form 1-A]
  • Proof of age
  • Proof of Residence
  • Three copies of the applicant's recent [passport size photograph],
  • Appropriate fee
After scrutiny of documents, the applicant would be required to take the driving test, for which he would bring his vehicle along. The applicant will be tested for his driving skills, familiarisation with the vehicle, traffic rules & regulations and can also be asked about the vehicle system and safety.

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