A Learner's Licence (LL) is valid for a period of 6 months. Driving Licence (DL) should be applied 30 days after after issue of LL and before the end of validity.

How to apply:

1) Submit forms

Application for Learner’s Licence should be filled up in form 2 accomapnied by:

a) Evidence of correctness of address and age is required during application. For eg.     :

  • Electoral Roll
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Passport
  • Pay slip issued by any office of Central/State government or local body
  • School certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate granted by a registered medical practitioner not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon, as to age of person.
  • b) Medical Certificate(Self Declaration of physical fitness should be filled in Form 1 and a medical certificate issued by a registered medical practitioner in form 1A.)
  • c) Driving Licence if case of learner’s licence for add of COV (class of Vehicle)
  • d) Appropriate fees
  • e) Blood Group Proof

2) Capture biometrics

  • Photograph, Signature, Finger Prints are captured.


Age Limit:

No person under the age of eighteen years shall drive a motor vehicle in any public place. Provided that a motor cycle with engine capacity not exceeding 50cc may be driven in a public place by a person attaining the age of sixteen years.
No person under the age of twenty years shall drive a transport (commercial) vehicle in any public place.

Restriction on granting Learner's licecnce to certain vehicles:

No person shall be granted a learner’s licence to drive a transport (commercial) vehicle unless he has held a driving licence to drive a motor vehicle for at least one year
No Person under the age of eighteen years shall be granted a learner’s licence to drive a motor cycle without gear except with the consent in writing of the person having the care of the person desiring the learner’s licence.

Learner's Licence Holder Rules:

A learner licence holder should be accompanied by an instructor holding an effective driving licence and in such a position to take control or stop the vehicle.
‘L’ should be painted on the car/plate/ card on both the front and the rear of the vehicle, in red and a white background.

The painting should be should not be less than 18 centimetres square and the “L” shall not be less than 10 cm high, 2 cm thick and 9 cm wide at the bottom.



On loss of original Leaner’s Licence, application for a duplicate LL can be made by submitting:
  1. Learner’s Licence number
  2. Appropriate fees