The embassy does not issue Licence validation letters nor offer renewal of drivers licences services.
Applicants requiring confirmation letters are requested contact the Road Traffic management Corporation (RTMC) directly to request such letters and to include their RSA identity number and postal address where the confirmation letter will be mailed to, upon applying for a confirmation letter.
Questions regarding driving in SA with a foreign driver's licences
To drive in South Africa, foreigners must have a full license from their country of residence. Licences printed in English are valid, an International Driver’s Permit (IDP) must be obtained if the license is in any other language.
The embassy does not provide translation services nor confirmation of foreign drivers licences services. The public is advised to seek an independent sworn translator.
For more information contact Road Traffic management Corporation (RTMC)
Contact person at the Department of Transport: Laetitia Botma
Director: Enforcement Regulation
Tel: +27 12 309 3763
Cell: +27 82 5541459
Visit us at www.enatis.com for any motor vehicle or driving licence related query.