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Egypt - Obtain an Egyptian Drivers License

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  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Citizenship


Required Documents[edit]

  • Provide a certificate from an Egyptian ophthalmologist and/or physician to verify blood type
  • Visual and physical health,
  • Provide the Traffic Department at Attaba Square in Cairo, or at Giza, with all certificates
  • A valid identification Document,
  • As well as two Recent photographs.
  • A completed LE 55 form and successful completion of both a verbal and a road test.
  • A proof of residence of the applicant.
  • Free-of-charge certificate (infractions certificate).
  • The compulsory insurance document against vehicle's accidents, including the modified data.
  • The Single Form for private cars.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Transportation

Mr. Ibrahim ElDemeiry

Address Nasr Road, Nasr City, Cairo

Phone no. 2400814 - 22604884

Fax 22610510

E-mail N/A




To be eligible to apply for a Egyptian motor vehicle Driver's license in Egypt one must be Egyptian Citizen of at least 18 years of age .


The require fees is LE 55


Egyptian drivers Permit is valid for three (3) years or for one (1) , depending on the fees paid.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

After all necessary documents are submitted and all payments are made, one has to wait for about three (3) weeks for his / her driving permit to be ready.

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Before applying for the drivers license, one must prove he she is eighteen (18) and above; Get the necessary Forms for any Egyptian motor Licensing Office, Read carefully and fill in the required information.

  • Make all the necessary payments
  • Attach all the necessary documents required;
  • Return the application form to the Egyptian motor Licensing Office; and

Must appear in person to the National issuing office for the license.

Required Information[edit]

Visitors must show proof that they are at least 18 years old


Need for the Document[edit]

A driver's license/licence or driving licence is an official document which states that a person may operate a motorized vehicle, such as a motorcycle, car, truck or a bus, on a public roadway. *The laws relating to the licensing of drivers vary between jurisdictions. In some jurisdictions, a license is issued after the recipient has passed a driving test, while in others, a person acquires a license before beginning to drive. Different categories of license often exist for different types of motor vehicles, particularly large trucks and passenger vehicles. The difficulty of the driving test varies considerably between jurisdictions, as do factors such as age and the required level of practice. Eligibility

Information which might help[edit]

  • All vehicles must carry a fire extinguisher and a red hazard triangle.
  • Vehicles are technically checked every year except for private cars, motorcycles and tractors which are checked every three years.
  • in Cairo, people drive on the right side of the road. ie. just like europe
  • Unless someone is used to driving around Cairo, it is highly recommended that they choose to take a taxi or the metro service rather than driving.
  • The roads in Cairo are always crowded and during rush hour, many people drive aggressively.
  • Parking is also very difficult.
  • Egypt has one of the highest incidences of road fatalities per miles driven in the world.
  • Driving in Cairo is a huge challenge even for seasoned residents.
  • It is recommended that newcomers and visitors do not drive.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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