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Uganda - Apply for Driving school Licence

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Procedure[edit]

New Applicants:

  1. Download and fill in application forms(FORM 11) for both Driving School License and Driving Instructor License from this link Check at the end of this Document or pick them from any TLB offices in Kampala, Mbarara, Fort Portal or Mbale.
  2. Present vehicle for inspection at SGS Motor Vehicle Inspection Centre in Kawanda and the other testing centres along with the following documentation:
    • Log book
    • Other form of proof of ownership if log book does not bear applicants name
    • Valid Third Party Insurance Certificate
    • For registered companies, copies of a Certificate of Incorporation,
    • Memorandum and Articles of Association should be submitted to the Board for record purposes.
  3. If vehicle passes the test and is fit for use as a Country or Town Taxi, an inspection report is issued.
  4. Inspection of the Driving School premises (Office, Classroom and Training ground) and the vehicles is done by an official from Transport Licensing Board and the requirements are as follows:
    • A furnished classroom measuring about 10 square meters, or which is capable of accommodating a minimum number of 10 students at any one time.
    • A minimum of 2 instruction vehicles that are road worthy and fitted with instructor controls.
    • A furnished Administration office.
    • An outdoor training ground measuring at least 50 x 100 meters and
    • Clearly marked with driving lanes.
    • A minimum of 2 Driving Instructors who satisfy the following statutory requirements under the Regulations.
    • Not less than 24 years of age and not more than 65 years of age.
    • Have a minimum driving experience of at least 5 years for the
    • Group of motor vehicles for which he or she intends to instruct learner drivers to drive.
    • Have a minimum qualification of Uganda Certificate of Education
    • (UCE) or its equivalent.
    • Be able to write read and communicate in English effectively.
  5. If your school fulfils all the above requirements, go to the URA Portal(www.ura.go.ug)or go to the TLB offices for tax assessment forms for Driving School License, Driving Instructor License and the Certificate of fitness for the vehicles.
  6. Pay in the bank and obtain receipts of payment.
  7. Return to Transport Licensing Board with the receipts.
  8. Your Licence will be processed and issued.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • A minimum of two instruction motor vehicles in good mechanical condition with dual brakes and dual clutches for manual cars marked with the name of the driving school, training materials and a valid trading license
  • Certificate of incorporation, Copies of memorandum and articles of association
  • Proof of ownership of land or tenancy agreement for the training ground
  • Qualified instructors.
  • Training /administrative facilities

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Works and Transport
Transport Licensing Board,
Head Office Address
Off Jinja Road/ Old Port Bell Rd,
P.O. Box 7174, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel phone: +256 414-320135/0414-321364
Fax: 0414236369
Email: mowt@works.go.ug
Website:Ministry website

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Eligibility[edit]

  • be aged 24 years or older
  • hold a current Ugandan driver Licence
  • be physically and mentally competent
  • have an acceptable driving record;
  • not have been convicted of a criminal offence in the last (5) years.
  • He/ she must have under gone training for instructors.


Fees[edit]

  • Licence fees 200,000 Ugshs.
  • Renewal Fee: 200,000 Ugshs.

Validity[edit]

Validity: 1 Year

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

FORM I
Regulation 3
LICENCE FOR DRIVING SCHOOL
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

THE TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY ACT DRIVING SCHOOL LICENCE

Issued under the Traffic and Road Safety (Driving Schools and Driving Instructors) Regulations, 2010
The driving school* ………………………………………………
…………………………………………………… Owned by (name of owner or major shareholder in case of partnership)……… …...………………………………..……………………………………………
Located at (physical address)………………..………………………………… is hereby
granted a licence to carry on the business of training learner
drivers for the following groups of motor vehicles …………………………………… .……………………………………………….………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… for the period …………..………………….…. to …………………………….
…………….............………… …………………………………… Signature of issuing officer Date of issue and official stamp.
_______________

  • Name of driving school


FORM II
Regulation 5
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
APPLICATION FOR LICENCE FOR DRIVING SCHOOL
THE TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY (DRIVING SCHOOLS AND
DRIVING INSTRUCTORS) REGULATIONS, 2010

1.Applicant

  • I.......................................................................................

......................................................................................... Of (postal address and e-mail address) Telephone contact............................................ Hereby apply for first grant/renewal of a driving school licence for the period ........... to ................. 2.Give details of the driving school for which the licence is being sought Name of driving school (indicate if branch)..................... Postal address................................................ Physical Address (location)................................... Telephone contacts............................................. e-mail address (if any)..................................... ____________

  • Name of owner

3.Specify group(s) of motor vehicles used in your driving school for instruction (tick appropriate group, and indicate in brackets the total number of motor vehicles available for each selected category)

  • (a) Group 'A' motor vehicles
  • (b) Group 'B' motor vehicles
  • (c) Group 'CM' motor vehicles
  • (d) Group 'CH' motor vehicles
  • (e) Group 'DL' motor vehicles
  • (f) Group 'DM' motor vehicles
  • (g) Group 'DH' motor vehicles
  • (h) Group 'E' motor vehicles
  • (i) Group 'F' motor vehicles
  • (j) Group 'G' motor vehicles
  • (k) Group 'H' motor vehicles
  • (l) Group 'I' motor vehicles

4.Give details of licensed driving instructors attached to the school

  • Name of the driving instructor................................
  • Group of the motor Vehicle licensed..........................
  • Instructors Licence Number....................................

5.Inspection report for the driving school facilities/premises Attach to this application form the inspection report for the driving school premises and facilities issued by the Licensing Authority.
6.Declaration (by the applicant)I declare to the best of my knowledge that the information provided by me in this application is correct and that pursuant to the provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety (Driving Schools and Driving Instructors)Regulations, 2010, the driving school licence may be revoked or canceled if the information given is found to be incorrect at a later date.

Signature of applicant .....................

Date .................................
7.For official use only................................

Signature of officer assessing the applicant..................

Date and official stamp....................................

Processing Time[edit]

Maximum Processing Time: 6 Hour.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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Instructions[edit]

  • (1)The Director of Transport shall maintain a register of driving

schools and driving instructors.

  • (2)The Director of Transport shall every six months,using

appropriate means of communication,notify the public of the licensed driving schools and driving instructors.

Required Information[edit]

  • Names, Physical and Postal Address of Applicant
  • Legal Status of the Applicant
  • Certificate of Registration,
  • Certificate of Incorporation,
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association,
  • Information if the Applicant has ever been convicted of acriminal offence in Uganda or in any other country.
  • Information if you have ever acquired a Licence and state the nature of the Licence, date issued and the Licence number.
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Need for the Document[edit]

Please provide the need for the procedure. e.g. Birth Certificate - why do we need to have a birth certificate? 
 

Information which might help[edit]

  • (1)Where a licence issued under these Regulations is misplaced or

lost,the Director of Transport shall upon presentation of proof of ownership of the misplaced or lost licence and a police report confirming the loss or misplacement,issue a duplicate licence.

  • (2)The fee for a duplicate licence shall be equivalent to fifty

percent of the fees paid for the original licence.

  • (3)The expiry date of a duplicate licence shall be the date of expiry of the original licence.

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.

External Links[edit]

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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.