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Vehicle Class Transfer charge Absolute ownership12 A Mortgage Charges for amendments
Registration Extension Cancellation Registration Cancellation
Motor cars 2500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Dual purpose vehicles 2500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Land vehicles(agricultural) 500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Land vehicles(non-agricultural) 1000/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Land vehicles(tractor-4 wheel) 1200/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Hand Tractors 500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Motor cycles 500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Motor Tricycles 500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Motor Tricycles/van 500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Moor Lorry 2500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Moor Lorry/Fork lift 2500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Motor Lorry/Prime Movers 2500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Motor coach 2500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Disabled’s vehicles 500/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Motor ambulances 1000/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Hearses 1000/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Lorry Trailer 2000/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Tractor Trailer/bowsers 1000/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Alternate fuel motor vehicles 800/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-
Electrically operated vehicles 800/- 1250/- 500/- 500/- 200/- 300/- 100/-

Source: Motor Traffic Department

Guidelines with regard to the process of obtaining New Smart Card Driving Licence

General Requirements
I. Applicant should be present in person at the Werahera Office or the District Office of the Department of Motor Traffic.
II. National Identity Card or the valid Passport/ original of the Birth Certificate should be brought with.
III. Should be properly dressed since photographing is a part of the computerizing process in the offices handling ONLINE issuance of driving licences. Those applicants who call over at offices handling OFFLINE issuance should bring along two black and white photographs of passport size.
IV. Relevant state-charges for service should be paid.
For obtaining driving licences for light vehicles
I.II. Should have completed 18 years of age.
II. Should be of 4 ft.06 inch. of height.
III. A valid medical certificate certifying the physical and mental suitability to drive vehicles obtained from the National Transport Medical Institute should be produced.
IV. Written test conducted by the Department should be passed.
V. Should have been trained at least for a period of three months on a Trainees’ Permit.
VI. Should appear for the practical test and obtain a pass before the expiry o the Trainees’ Permit.( after 03 months and before 18 months)
N.B. A person who has completed 17 years of age could submit an application, appear for the written test and commence training on a Trainees’ permit.


For obtaining a heavy vehicle driving licence


I.Should have completed minimum age of 21years.
II.A valid medical certificate certifying the physical and mental suitability to drive heavy vehicles obtained from the National Transport Medical Institute. Application should be made within 02 months from the date of issue of the medical certificate.
III.Minimum height should be over five feet.
IV.Should be a holder of a light vehicle driving licence obtained two years before the date of application for heavy vehicle driving licence.
V.Should pass the written test for heavy vehicles conducted by the Department.
VI.Should have obtained a minimum of 3 months training on a Trainees’ permit from the date of passing the above mentioned written test.
VII.Valid licence presently in possession should be produced.
VIII.Should appear for and pass the practical test conducted by the Department.
IX. A light vehicle licence holder who has completed 20 years of age may submit an application and obtain Trainee’s permit.

03.Obtaining a Passenger Transport (P/T) Driving Licence.

i.Applicant should be in possession of a minimum of 02 years old heavy vehicle driving licence.
ii.A valid medical certificate certifying the physical and mental suitability to drive P/T vehicles obtained from the National Transport Medical Institute should be produced.
iii.Should pass written and practical tests conducted by the Department.
iv.A certificate obtained from the OIC/Police station in the relevant police area of authority to the effect that the applicant has not been found guilty of criminal offences.

04.Obtaining a duplicate of valid driving licence


i.Copy of valid complaint to the Police / ……… or defaced
driving licence.
ii.National Identity Card

05.Extension of validity of the Driving Licence

i.Driving Licence presently in possession of the applicant
ii.Prescribed Valid Medical certificate

06.Addition of a new vehicle class in the Driving Licence

i.Driving Licence presently in possession of the applicant
ii.When applying to add an additional new light- vehicle class, other requirements listed under01 above and when applying to add a heavy-vehicle class, other requirements listed under 02 above should be fulfilled.
iii.When adding an additional light-vehicle class, exemption from the requirement of appearing for a written test will be allowed, but should appear for a written test when applying for the addition of heavy-vehicle class.
iv.Should appear for and pass the practical test after three months of passing the written test.

07.Conversion of a driving licence issued under old system to a valid driving licence.

i.Old driving licence
ii.If the old driving licence is lost or misplaced / a copy of the complaint made to the Police in this regard / distorted driving licence.
iii.Valid medical certificate ( for heavy vehicles) issued by the National Transport Medical Institute.

08.Amendments to personal details contained in the driving licence.

01.When the name has to be changed

i.Birth certificate /marriage certificate / Divorce certificate
ii.National Identity Card / Valid Passport
iii.Driving Licence
iv.Other acceptable documents in support of the amendment.


02.When address is changed

i.National Identity Card / Valid Passport
ii.Certificates confirming the residence issued by the Grama Niladhari of the relevant was and counter-signed by the Divisional Secretary


03.Changing the number of the National Identity Card / valid Passport

i.National Identity Card / Valid Passport
ii.Certificate issued by the Department of Registration of Persons/Department of Immigration and Emigration.


09.Issuance of local Driving Licence on the basis of a foreign driving licence.


i.Applicant should be in possession of driving licence issued by a foreign country, valid at least for over 06 months.
ii.Should have a visa permit valid for not less than 06 months. In the case of visa for less than 06 months, a temporary driving licence could be obtained only for the relevant period of visa.
iii.Applicant should be present in person.
iv.A valid medical certificate issued by a medical practitioner registered in the National Medical Council.
v.A valid passport
vi.If a member of diplomatic service, a letter of confirmation should be produced. ( Issued gratis)
(Only light vehicle driving licences will be issued under this system)


Organization Information

Department of Motor Traffic
No: 581-341, Elvitigala Mavatha, Narahenpita, Colombo 05. .
Mr. Upul Priyantha de Silva
Telephones:+94-11-2698717
Fax Nos:+94-11-2694338
Email:e.dmts@sltnet.lk
Website: www.motortraffic.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2017-03-09 10:54:13
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