Unfortunately, it’s a fact that the driving license procedure in Pakistan has been very troublesome for many people lately. But recently, the government introduced a digital system for the ease of its people. Now you can apply online for Driving License, cutting the time to a minimum as possible.
Below we will discuss the application procedure for a driving license in Pakistan. However, only Punjab is currently offering a facility for online apply. Other provinces are not offering this facility. So here we will discuss only Punjab. However, all other information is the same for all the provinces.
Pakistan Information Technology Board (PITB) introduced an online system for the driving license application which can be accessed by the people of almost 36 districts of Punjab. The system is known as Driving License Issuance and Management System (DLIMS).
How to Apply Online For Driving License?
First of all, please open the official website of DLIMS by click this link. There on this website, you will see an option of “How to Apply”.
You will find all the requirements on this page. For your help, we have written down all the mandatory requirements.
What is Learner License?
Before getting the license, you have to show that you are learning to drive the vehicle. You also have to show that you are studying all the traffic and driving rules.
In order to get the permanent license, you have to obtain the learner license first for 6 weeks’ time duration. Then you can apply for a permanent driving license. Following documents are required to apply for the learner license.
Following are the requirements to apply for the learning license in Pakistan:
- A copy of your National Identity Card from Nadra
- Purchase a ticket of Rs.60 from any Government Post Office (GPO)
- Get a Code Book of Traffic Rules & Regulation from Traffic Police Office
- A Medical Certificate from a recognized hospital
Note: Learner permits are issued on Daily Bases whose Validity is of 6 weeks.
How to apply for Permanent License?
Follow the steps for the application of permanent license.
- Open this link
- Download the application form (A)
- Fill the form and submit all the documents to the nearest license office
- Pass the theoretical test
- Take the driving test
- A driving license will be delivered to your home via post.
Note: your CNIC must have the temporary or permanent address of the respective district you are applying from.
Required documents for permanent license:
- Application Form which you have downloaded online
- Original Learner Permit which is not expired yet
- Medical Certificate
- 3 attested passport size photos
- Attested Copy of CNIC.
- Paste a Ticket of Mentioned Fee on License Document.
- Deposit Rs. 100 in Habib Bank, and take that slip with you.
Complete all these above-mentioned documents and submit your application to the nearest license office.
How to track your license?
Now you can track your license online. You don’t have to visit the license office. This facility is only available in Punjab. The procedure is very simple, just click this link to track the license.
How to verify license?
The government of Pakistan has also made driving license verification much easier than past. Now no one can make a fake license.
Verify Driving License in Punjab: Visit DLIMS
Verify Driving License in Sindh: Visit DLS (Driving License Sindh)
Verify Driving License in KPK: Visit City Traffic Police Peshawar‘s Website
Verify Driving License in Balochistan: Visit Quetta Traffic Police‘s Website
We have mentioned all the required documents and a complete procedure that how to apply online for a driving license in Pakistan. Currently, this system is only introduced in Punjab.