Finding your nearest traffic department can be a nightmare at times. Some of traffic departments in South Africa are situated in remote areas and can be difficult to locate, especially if you are travelling or not from the area.


There are various services available at your local traffic department. These categorised into license, permits and
certificates.
Below are the various services that may or may not be available at your local Traffic Department:
1.    Applications to Use a Public Road for Sport and Filming Purposes:
-Depends on whether a road is a municipal or a provincial road.
-Contact the City of Cape Town for municipal roads; or the Department of Transport and Public Works for provincial roads.
2.    Driving Instructor’s Certificate Applications:
-Required to undergo a criminal record check.
-Obtain a medical certificate.
-Pass an instructor’s test.
3.    Driving License Testing Centre Registration:
-The centre must be registered with the Minister of Transport.
-After applying to open a driving testing centre, the inspectorate will evaluate the testing centre and recommend an
appropriate grading.
-The inspectorate will conduct at least one inspection per year to monitor the standards applied at the centre and advise
any driving license testing centre on improvements, procedures and maintenance required.
4.    Driving Licenses:
-All SA motorists require a credit card format driving license.
-Expires five years from the date on which it was issued.
-Apply for a new card, before the expiry date approaches.
5.    Learner’s License Applications:
-In order to apply for a driver’s license, you’ll need to first pass the learner’s license test.
6.    Motor Trade Number Applications:
-Manufacturers, builders, vehicle importers, motor transport contractors and motor dealers, are allowed to drive unregistered vehicles on public roads under a motor trade number.
7.    Motor Vehicle Information:
-Visit the appropriate registration authority, if you need to confirm a vehicle’s registration information.
8.    Motor Vehicle Testing (Station) Centre Registration:
-Motor vehicle testing stations must be registered and graded before being issued a roadworthiness certificate.  
-The testing station must comply with the level of technical competence required in code of practice SABS 0216 “Vehicle
test station evaluation” and if the manner of examining and testing a motor vehicle complies with code of practice SABS 047 “The testing of motor vehicles for roadworthiness”.
-The registration certificate must be displayed immediately and at all times.
9.    National Transport Information System (NaTIS) Website:
-Contains information on NaTIS, eNaTIS, the credit card format driving license conversion programme, statistics on vehicles, driver’s licenses, accidents and road signs.
-Read more about the NaTIS website here: eNaTIS: What it is. How it Works.
10.  Number Plate Manufacturer Registrations:
-You need to be registered in order to manufacture and/or sell license plates.
11.  Permits for Abnormal Loads and Vehicles:
-Requirements for a permit depend on the size and nature of the load or vehicle.
12.  Professional Driving Permit Applications:
-This is required in addition to your driver’s license, when driving certain types of vehicles.
13.  Public Operating License Applications:
-Required when transporting passengers for gain.
 14.  Registration of Manufacturers, Importers and Builders of Motor Vehicles:
-Before distributing or selling a manufactured, imported or built-up vehicle, every manufacturer, importer or builder of motor vehicles must be registered with the Department of Transport and Public Roads (Transport Administration and Licensing).
15.  Roadworthiness Testing:
-A roadworthiness certificate can be acquired from any vehicle testing station.
-The roadworthiness test will check particular aspects of a vehicle.
16.  Special Motor Vehicle Number Plates:
-Motor vehicle owners can apply for personalized and special number plates.
17.  Vehicle Clearance Certificates:
-Required when a car’s engine number or chassis number has changed.
-Required for the registration of a vehicle.
18.  Vehicle Examiner and Driving Licenses Examiner Registration:
-All license inspectors, vehicle examiners, driving license examiners, traffic officers and traffic wardens must be
registered.  
-You’ll be required to submit an appropriate diploma, be a fit and proper person, has undergone training related to laws about the transportation of dangerous goods (traffic officer only).
19.  Vehicle Licenses
-All vehicle owners must ensure that their vehicle license is renewed before it expires.
-There is a grace period of 21-days after the expiry.
-If the license is not renewed, you’ll have to pay late licensing penalties and arrears.
20.  Vehicle Registration
-All vehicle title holders are required to register their vehicles when they finance the sale of the vehicle or buy a
vehicle without external financing.
-The vehicle registration and licensing are recorded on the eNaTIS.
21.  Weighbridge Certificates
-Required if you’ve built-up a vehicle using parts, or if the tare of the vehicle changes.
-Required for the registration of a vehicle.
 
Bear in mind that your local traffic department may not offer the service you require. In this case, it’s best to contact the appropriate Traffic Department, to find out more information about the service they do and do not offer. It is also important to note that each Traffic Department’s operating hours differ and are subject to change without prior notice from the Transport & Municipal Traffic Departments in the Western Cape – contact the relevant Traffic Department to confirm its office hours. CarZar will not be liable to any changes in information regarding the Transport & Municipal Traffic Departments in the Western Cape.
CarZar provides you with a list of the Traffic Departments in Cape Town and surrounding areas, and the service(s) each has to offer.
1. Ashton Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at Atlantis Traffic Department:

  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Abbatoir Street, Industrial Area, Ashton, 6715, Breede River Winelands, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
Contact: Mr A Dondolo
Telephone: 023 615 8901
Fax: 023 615 2022
E-mail: [email protected]
2. Atlantis Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at Atlantis Traffic Department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Law enforcement
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/O Norman Murry and Gerwyn Owen, Atlantis Industria, 7350, South Africa
Contact: Amaal Rykliff
Telephone: 021 573 7097
Fax: 021 573 7024
E-mail: [email protected]
3. Beaufort West Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 16:15
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 88 New Street, Beaufort West, 6970, Central Karoo, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X582, Beaufort West, 6970
Contact: Mr R Maritz
Telephone: 023 414 8166/023 414 8100
Fax: 086 527 1629
E-mail: [email protected]
4. Bellville Traffic Department
Services available at Reed Street Office:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Roadworthy testing

Services available at Belrail Road Office:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits for residents of this area
  • All forms (applications and renewals) must be collected/completed at testing stations

Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturday: 08:00 – 11:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address:  Reed Street, Bellville, 7530, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 2, Bellville, 7530
Contact: Bronwyn Petersen
Telephone: 021 444 8258
For vehicle registration: 021 444 8227
For driver’s and learner’s license and renewals: 021 940 0200 / 0204
For payment of traffic fines: 021 444 8268
For roadworthy testing: 021 444 8269
Fax: 021 918 2432
E-mail: [email protected]
5. Bergrivier Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Law enforcement
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 13:00, 13:45 – 15:00; and Friday 08:00 – 13:00, 14:00 – 14:45. Offices close at 13:00 on every last day of the month.
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 13 Vervoer Crescent, Industrial Area, Piketberg, 7320, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 60, Piketberg, 7320
Contact: Janice Gal
For roadworthy Enquiries: 022 913 2372/ 2373/ 2374/ 2399/ 2499
Telephone: 022 913 2374/ 2499
Fax: 022 913 2599
E-mail: [email protected]
6. Bitou Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines

Services not available at Bitou traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Law enforcement
  • Roadworthy testing (at Knysna traffic department)

Office hours for vehicle registration: Monday to Thursday 07:30 – 15:30; and Friday 07:30 – 13:00
Office hours for payment of fines: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 1 Cnr Park & Marine Lane, Plettenberg Bay, 6600, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X1002, Plettenberg Bay, 6600
Contact: Mr Gerry Swiegers
Telephone: 044 501 3240
Fax: 044 533 4069
E-mail: [email protected]
7. Bonnievale Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Payment of traffic fines

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Main Road, Bonnievale, 6730, Breede River Winelands, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
Contact: Lorraine Niemand
Telephone: 023 616 8000/8015
Fax: 023 616 3395
8. Brackenfell Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Law enforcement
  • Vehicle registration (at municipality)

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30
Office hours for learner’s and driver’s license testing: Saturday 07:00 – 12:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Kruisfontein Road and Reservoir Road, Protea Heights, Brackenfell, 7560, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X16, Kuilsriver, 7579
Contact: Frederik Roux
Telephone: 021 444 9956/9958
Fax: 021 444 9962
E-mail: [email protected]
9. Bredasdorp Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Payment of speeding fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:45 – 12:45, 13:30 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Fabrieksweg and Ou Meule Street, Bredasdorp, 7280, Cape Agulhas, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 51, Bredasdorp, 7280
Contact: Jenny Hartnick
Telephone: 028 424 2440/425 5500
Fax: 028 425 3823
E-mail: [email protected]
10. Breede River/Winelands Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Law enforcement
  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Abbatoir Street, Ashton, 6715, Breede River Winelands, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
Contact: Cathleen Jones
Telephone: 023 615 8075/8
Fax: 023 615 2022
E-mail: [email protected]
11. Breede Valley Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:45 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Robertson Avenue, Worcester, 6850, Breede Valley, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag x02, Heatlievale, 6851
Contact: Mr Swartz
Telephone: 023 347 0959
Fax: 023 347 5963
12. Cape Agulhas Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Service(s) not available at this traffic department:

  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 15:00, Friday 08:00 – 14:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Fabrieksweg and Ou Meule Street, Bredasdorp, 7280, Cape Agulhas, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 51, Bredasdorp, 7280
Contact: Chief M Saptou
Telephone: 028 425 5500/5607/5610
Fax: 028 425 3823/ 5608/086 776 6886
E-mail: [email protected]
13. Cederberg Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing (excluding motorcycle licence testing)
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:30 – 12:30, 13:30 – 15:30; and Friday 07:30 – 12:30, 13:00 – 16:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Hospital Street, Clanwilliam, 8135, Cederberg, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Clanwilliam, 8135
Contact: E Everts
Telephone: 027 482 8016/7/8000/1481
Fax: 027 482 1361
14. Citrusdal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Payment of traffic fines (at Clanwilliam traffic department)

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:30 – 12:30 13:30 – 15:30; and Friday 07:30 – 12:30 13:00 – 16:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 1 Lutz Street, Citrusdal, 7340, Cederberg, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X5, Citrusdal, 7340
Contact: Chief J Dry
Telephone: 022 921 2181/3691
Fax: 022 921 2110
E-mail: [email protected]
15. Drakenstein Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:
Payment of traffic fines
Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:45 – 16:00; and Friday 07:45 to 14:45
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Bergrivier Boulevard, Paarl, 7646, Drakenstein, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 12, Paarl, 7622
For registrations:

  • Contact -Marie Malan
  • Telephone – 021 807 6477
  • Fax – 021 868 1818
  • E-mail – [email protected]

For traffic fines (including parking tickets):

For speeding fines:

16. Durbanville Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Law enforcement

Office Hours:

  • Renewal of Card License/ Public Driving Permits: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00
  • Collection of Card Licenses: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and alternate Saturdays 08:00 – 11:00
  • Learners License Testing Daily: Monday – Friday 08:00 and 12:00
  • Driver’s License Testing: Monday – Friday 08:00 – 15:00; and alternate Saturdays 07:30 – 11:00
  • Confirm Durbanville Traffic Department Saturday office hours, as it may change without prior notice.

Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o De Villiers Drive and Church Street, Durbanville, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 100, Durbanville
Contact: Senior Inspector, Henry Martin
Telephone: 021 444 7084 / 444 7082
Fax: 021 976 5733
17. Elsies River Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturday 08:00 – 12:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Oasis and Ramone Street, Elsies River, Cape Town, South Africa
Telephone: 021 592 1158/9
Fax: 021 592 5307
18. Gallows Hill (Cape Town) Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing  – 021 444 3357/56
  • Payment of traffic fines  – 0860 10 30 89
  • Law enforcement – 021 596 1999
  • Card license renewal – 021 444 3811/12/13
  • Public driving permits – 021 444 3812/13/14
  • Card collections – 021 444 3810/12

Service(s) not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturday 08:00 – 12:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Somerset Road, Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 7064, Roggebaai, 8012
Telephone: 021 444 3312/13/16
Fax: 021 444 7911 (Warrants Only)
19. George Municipal Traffic Department
Services Available at George and Pacaltsdorp Traffic Departments:

  • Vehicle registration (only at Hibernia Street, George)
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Traffic law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: 08:00 – 15:00 (Contact the Traffic Department for operating days and times)
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Mission Road, Pacaltsdorp and Hibernia Street, George, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 2, Pacaltsdorp
Telephone: 044 878 2400
Fax: 086 506 8205/ 086 215 1241
E-mail: [email protected]
For vehicle registration:

  • Telephone – 044 801 9310/11
  • Fax – 044 874 3177

For learner’s/driver’s license testing, public driving permits and card license renewal:

  • Telephone – 044 878 2400
  • Fax – 044 878 1422

For traffic fines and law enforcement:

  • Telephone – 044 878 2400
  • Fax – 044 878 0035

For fine payments at the magistrate’s court:

  • Telephone – 044 874 6443

20. Goodwood Traffic Department
Services Available at this Traffic Department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s licence testing
  • Card licence renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Traffic Law Enforcement
  • Payment of traffic fines at the Municipal Court (same property)

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Frans Conradie & Hugo Street, Goodwood, 7460, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address:  PO Box 100, Goodwood, 7459
Telephone for:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license, card renewals and public driving permits: 021 444 7871 / 7872 / 7151
  • Vehicle registration: 021 444 7866
  • Roadworthy testing:  021 444 7868
  • Traffic Law Enforcement:  021 444 7862 / 7860
  • Payment of Traffic Fines: 021 444 8228 / 7359

21. Gordon’s Bay Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours for:

  • Card license renewal: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00
  • Appointments and card collections: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturdays 08:00 – 12:00
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing and card collections: Contact relevant Traffic Department

Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Mansfield Crescent, Gordon’s Bay, 7140, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 3, Gordon’s Bay, 7140
Telephone: 021 856 8570 / 8576
Fax: 021 856 8584
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
22. Grabouw Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Service(s) not available at this traffic department:

  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:45 – 12:45, 13:45 – 15:00; and Friday 07:45 – 12:45
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Worcester and Ryke Street, Grabouw, 7160, Theewaterskloof, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 32, Grabouw, 7160
Telephone: 021 859 4052/2507
Fax: 021 859 1914
23. Helderberg Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal

Service(s) not available at this traffic department:

  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 – 16:30; and Saturday 9:00 – 11:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Fagan and Main Road, Strand, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P.O. Box 3, Strand, 7139
Telephone: 021 850 4000
Fax: 021 850 4004
Telephone for:

  • Learner/Driver’s License and Card License:  021 851 9532 / 021 851 9514; or Fax 021 856 5111
  • Vehicle Registration: 021 850 4331
  • Traffic Fines:  021 850 4100
  • Law enforcement: 021 854 2240

24. Hermanus Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration (at Overstrand Municipality)
  • Payment of traffic fines (at Overstrand Municipality)
  • Law enforcement

Office Hours for:

  • K53 Motor Registration: 08:00- 15:15
  • Fines Office: 08:00 – 13:00; and 13:45 – 15:15. Contact Traffic Department for office operating days.

Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Mimosa Street, Industrial Area, Hermanus, 7200, Overstrand, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 20, Hermanus, 7200
Telephone: 028 313 8174/2068/8171/8172/8173
Fax: 028 312 1571
E-mail: [email protected]
25. Hessequa Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 15:00; and Friday 08:00 – 14:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Industrial Area, Mulder Street, Riversdal, 6670, Langeberg, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: Hessequa Municipality, PO Box 29, Riversdal, 6670
Telephone: 028 713 7817
Fax: 028 713 4729
E-mail: [email protected]
26. Hillstar (Cape Town) Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Law enforcement

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30, while Card collections are from 8:00 – 11:00; and Saturday 08:00 –
10:00. Office hours may change without prior notification.
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Plantation Road, Ottery, 7800, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P.O. Box 26, Ottery, 7808
Telephone: 021 799 5100
Fax: 021 799 5237
27. Kannaland Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Driver’s license testing
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Bookings for appointments are on Mondays 09:00 – 15:00; and learner’s license testing is on Wednesdays
09:00 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Voortrekker Street, Calitzdorp, Kannaland, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 126, Calitzdorp
Telephone: 044 213 3312
Fax: 044 213 3295
E-mail: [email protected]
28. Knysna Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Driving Licenses

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street address: Customer Care Centre, Main Street, Knysna, 6570, Knysna Municipal Offices, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 21, Knysna, 6570
Telephone: 044 302 6337/302 6551
Fax: 044 302 6554
For Motor Vehicle Registrations:

  • Telephone – 044 302 7722/302 7725
  • Fax – 044 302 7745

Street Address for contact information: Customer Care Centre, Old Standard Bank Building, Main Road, Knysna, 6570
29. Kuils River Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Driver’s license testing
  • Vehicle registration (at municipal offices)
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturday 8:00 – 12:00 – Confirm office hours with Traffic Department
as this may change without prior notice.
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Fabriek Street, Kuils River, 7538, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X16, Kuils River, 7580
Contact: Vernon Fagrew
Telephone: 021 815 3402/3/4
Fax: 021 815 3412/3/4
E-mail: [email protected]
30. Laingsburg Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Service(s) not available at this traffic department:

  • Driver’s license testing
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 16:15
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Van Riebeeck Street, Laingsburg, 6900, Central Karoo, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X4, Laingsburg, 6900
Contact: Mr. Vorster
Telephone: 023 551 1019
Fax: 023 551 1019
E-mail: [email protected]
31. Lingelethu West Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Law enforcement

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturday 08:00 – 12:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Cnr Makabeni and Zakhele Roads, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa
Telephone: 021 364 0127/4710/5734
Fax: 021 364 6614
32. Matzikama Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 1 Bult Way, Vredendal, 8160, Matzikama, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 98, Vredendal, 8160
Telephone: 027 201 3436/3300
Fax: 027 213 5425
E-mail: [email protected]
33. Milnerton Traffic Department:
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing – 021 550 1312 / 1370 / 1303 / 1309
  • Card license renewal – 021 550 1312 / 1370 / 1303 / 1309/ 1324
  • Public driving permits – 021 550 1312
  • Payment of traffic fines – 021 936 8713 / 8716 / 8739
  • Accident case numbers – 021 550 1381

Services not available at this traffic department:​

  • Roadworthy testing
  • Motor vehicle registration (Only in Pienaar Road) – 021 550 1109/ 1236

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and alternate Saturdays 08:00 – 11:00. Office hours may change without
prior notice.
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: William Penn Drive, Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 35, Milnerton, 7435
Telephone: 021 550 1312
Fax: 021 550 1302
34. Mitchell’s Plain Traffic Centre (Eastridge)
Services available at this traffic centre:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing (Code B)

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 – 15:30; and Saturday 8:00 – 10:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Katdoring and 5th Avenue, Eastridge, Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: Katdoring and 5th Avenue, Eastridge, Mitchell’s Plain
Telephone: 021 378 1140/45/47/42
Fax: 021 391 5073
35. Montagu Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Montagu Municipality, Piet Retief Street, Montagu, Breede River Winelands, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
Telephone: 023 614 8000
Fax: 023 614 1841
E-mail: [email protected]
36. Mossel Bay Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Public driving permits

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Louis Fourie & Essenhout, Heiderand, Mossel Bay, 6500, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 25, Mossel Bay, 6500
Telephone: 044 606 5000
Fax: 044 606 5254
37. Oudtshoorn Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:45 – 15:00. Office hours may change without prior notice.
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Anderson Street, Oudtshoorn, 6620, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 255, Oudtshoorn, 6620
Telephone: 044 203 3133/37
Fax: 044 272 0961
E-mail: [email protected]
38. Overstrand Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of area
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department (enquire at Municipality):

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Mussel Road, Industrial area, Hermanus, 7200, Overstrand, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 20, Hermanus, 7200
Contact: R Frazer/ P Africa
Telephone: 028 313 8000/8175/8174/8166
Fax: 028 312 1571
E-mail: [email protected]
39. Parow Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Vehicle registration
  • Law enforcement
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30; and Saturday 08:00 – 12:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 20 Beacon Road, Beaconvale, Parow, 7500, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 11, Parow,7500
Contact: Cheryl Davids
Telephone: 0860 103 089/ 021 936 8730
Fax: 021 936 8724/26
Email: [email protected]
40. Phillipi-East Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:00; and Saturday 08:00 – 13:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: C/o Stock and Market Street, Phillipi-East, Phillipi, Cape Town, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 23, Ottery, 7877
Contact: Mr Phillips
Telephone: 021 370 1520/21
Fax: 021 370 1531
E-mail: [email protected]
41. Piketberg Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 13 Vervoer Crescent, Industrial Area, Piketberg, 7320, Bergrivier, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: P O Box 60, Piketberg, 7320
Contact: Janice Gal
Telephone: 022 913 2374/2499
Fax: 022 913 2599
E-mail: [email protected]
42. Plettenberg Bay Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Driver’s license testing
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:30 – 16:30; and Friday 07:30 – 13:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 1 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay, 6600, Bitou, Eden, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X1002, Plettenberg Bay, 6600
Telephone: 044 501 3240
Fax: 044 533 4069
E-mail: [email protected]
43. Porterville Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Driver’s license testing
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 13:00, 13:45 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Jakaranda Street, Porterville, Bergrivier, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X4, Porterville, 6810
Telephone: 022 931 2100
Fax: 022 931 3047
44. Prince Albert Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Learner’s license testing
  • Car license renewal
  • Professional driving permits
  • Driver’s license conversions
  • Vehicle registrations
  • Law enforcement
  • Payment of traffic fines

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Roadworthy testing
  • Driver’s license testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00. Office hours may change without prior notice.
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 1 Adderley Street, Prince Albert, 6930, Central Karoo, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X53, Prince Albert, 6930
Telephone: 023 541 1306 /648
Fax: 023 541 1190
45. Robertson Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits

Services not available at this traffic department:

  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 52 Church Street, Robertson, 6705, Breede River Winelands, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
Contact: M Motma
Telephone: 023 626 8211/8212/8251
Fax: 023 626 5880
E-mail: [email protected]
46. Saldanha Bay Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Public driving permits

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 15:00; and Friday 08:30 – 15:00 for temporary licenses and collections only
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Floryn Avenue, C/o Floryn & Sterling Street, Marais Industrial Area, Vredenburg, 7380, Saldanha
Bay, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X12, Vredenburg, 7380
Contact: Janine La douce
Telephone: 022 701 7000/6900

  • For payment of traffic fines: 022 701 6918 / 02
  • For vehicle registration: 022 701 6900
  • For learner’s and driver’s testing, card license renewal and public driving permits: 022 701 6927 / 6130 (only Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 15:00)
  • For law enforcement: 022 701 6912
  • For disaster management and fire services: 022 701 6921

Fax: 086 723 7629
E-mail: [email protected]
47. Stellenbosch Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Public driving permits

Office Hours: Payment of traffic fines and vehicle registration are from Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 1 Joubert Street, Stellenbosch, 7600, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X5043, Stellenbosch, 7599
Telephone: 021 021 808 8800
For learner’s and driver’s license testing, card license renewal and public driving permits: 021 808 8822/32
Fax: 021 808 8809/35
48. Swartland Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Roadworthy testing
  • Public driving permits

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 15:00 (Transactions); Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 17:00 (Enquiries); Friday
08:00 – 14:00 (Transactions); and Friday 08:00 – 15:45 (Enquiries)
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Piketberg way, Malmesbury, 7299, Swartland, West Coast, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X52, Malmesbury, 7299
Telephone: 022 487 9400/17
Fax: 022 482 1866
E-mail (Traffic fine queries): [email protected]
E-mail (Motor vehicle and driving license queries): [email protected]
49. Swellendam Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:15 – 15:45; and Friday 08:00 – 14:45
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Koringland Street, Swellendam, 6740, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X11, Swellendam, 6740
Telephone: 028 514 8558/9
Fax: 028 514 2937
50. Theewaterskloof Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Service(s) not available at this traffic department:

  • Payment of traffic fines

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 12:45 13:45 – 15:00; and Friday 08:00 – 12:45
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic
Departments
Street Address: Cemetery Road, Caledon, 7230, Theewaterskloof, Overberg, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 24, Caledon, 7230
Telephone: 028 214 3377
Fax: 028 212 2538
51. Witzenberg Municipal Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Learner’s and driver’s license testing
  • Payment of traffic fines
  • Law enforcement
  • Card license renewal
  • Public driving permits
  • Roadworthy testing

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 08:30 – 15:30; and Friday 08:30 – 15:00
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: 130 Voortrekker Street, Ceres, 6835, Witzenberg, Boland, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 44, Ceres, 6835
Telephone: 023 316 1997
Fax: 023 316 2415
E-mail: [email protected]
52. Worcester Traffic Department
Services available at this traffic department:
Vehicle registration
Learner’s and driver’s license testing for residents of this area
Payment of traffic fines
Law enforcement
Card license renewal
Public driving permits
Roadworthy testing
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 07:45 – 12:45, 13:30 – 16:30
Facility Category: Municipal Traffic Departments
Street Address: Robertson Avenue, Worcester, 6850, Breede Valley, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X02, Heatlievale, 6851
Telephone: 023 347 0959
Fax: 023 347 5963
The above information, as retrieved from gov.za, is simply a guide and do not change any information, laws, rules and regulations provided by the South African Government.
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