Kerala MVD: How to apply for License


Kerala MVD: How to apply for License

Kerala MVD: How to apply for License

A valid Driving License, is an essential document to drive a motor vehicle in any public place in India. In Kerala driving licenses are being issued by the Motor Vehicles Department through its 17 Regional and 42 Sub Regional Transport Offices. One should have proper authorisation in the license to drive specific class/classes of vehicle he intends to drive.


Candidates with 16 and 18 years can apply only with the written consent of your parents, for a driving license to drive a Motor Cycle below 50cc. If you are 18 years or more, you can apply for a driving license to drive a non-transport vehicle.
If you are 20 years or more and having one year driving experience in non-transport vehicles, you can apply for a transport vehicle driving license. A pass in 8th standard is an additional condition to get a transport vehicle driving license. You will be exempted from one year driving experience if you need a transport vehicle Driving License only to drive Auto-Rickshaw.


On submission of the application candidate is required to undergo a computer based Learner’s test. Candidate’s knowledge on Road Rules and Regulations, Signals and signs, Road manners, defensive driving etc will be tested.

Facility for practicing the test is provided in this site; and also in the Information kiosk in the office.

A Learner’s License, valid for six months and valid throughout India, will be issued to you on passing the test. If you fail in the test you can reappear for re-test on any of the coming working days on paying fee of Rs.30/-

Date for Road Test will be mentioned in the Learner’s License. The Learners License cannot be renewed.


Holder of a learner’s license for more than 30days can only appear for driving test. Candidate should produce the application along with the learner’s license in the ground mentioned in the learner’s license on the date and time prescribed in it.

Driving test is conducted in two parts. First part is ground test and the second is road test. In the first part your efficiency in controlling the vehicle will be tested. An 8 track is made for testing part I for two and three wheelers; while an ‘H’ is made for testing the four wheelers.
In the second part your skill in driving will be tested.
If you pass both the parts you will be issued an acknowledgment coupon on the spot and the Driving License Card will be send to you within a week.

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