Nigeria Drivers License – Complete Guide

The Nigerian drivers’ license authenticates an individuals’ driving abilities.

It also serves as a means of identification for Nigerian citizens. You could use it in place of the National Identity card or Permanent Voters Card.

This post will guide you manly on how to apply for Nigeria drivers license. There are other sections you’d find useful especially if you’re in Lagos.

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How to apply for a Driver’s Licence (New Application)

  1. Visit the FRSC Nigeria new drivers license page on the official frsc website
  2. Fill the driving license application form presented to you on the page
  3. Be careful when you choose the frsc location you wish to “capture” your picture. Make sure it’s close to where you live to reduce stress.
  4. Click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page
  5. Review the new page that appears with your data. Click the PRINT button to print out a copy for yourself. (Record your drivers license application ID number in the form in a safe place. This is the number you will use for all transactions relating to your drivers license).
  6. Click the PAY NOW button
  7. Click the Proceed To Pay button after reviewing the amount you’ve been billed. You will taken to the pay4me website for payment completion (see steps for making payment in the payment section above)
  8. Visit your chosen FRSC photo capture centre to ask for capture date (or wait for official frsc notification to come for photo capture)

 How to Renew Your Nigeria Drivers License

  1. Locate your drivers license number. (Check your existing drivers license for the number).
  2. Visit the Nigeria drivers license renewal page on the official frsc website
  3. Type in your drivers license number and your date of birth in the form provided
  4. Click the SEARCH button.
  5. Click OK when a new dialogue box appears
  6. Review your driver’s license data on the new page that appears. Update available information.
  7. Choose the frsc location you wish to “capture” your picture
  8. Click the SUBMIT button
  9. Review the new page that appears with your data. Click the PRINT button to print out a copy for yourself. (Record your driver’s license application ID number in the form in a safe place. This is the number you will use for all transactions on your driver’s license).
  10. Click the PAY NOW button
  11. Click the Proceed To Paybutton after reviewing the amount you’ve been billed. You will be taken to the pay4me website for payment completion (see steps for making payment in the payment section below)
  12. Visit your chosen FRSC photo capture centre to request for capture date (or wait for official frsc notification to come for photo capture)

FRSC Drivers License Payment Options

You can pay for the Nigeria FRSC drivers license renewal or new drivers license in one of two ways:

  • pay to one of the participating banks or
  • Pay online via www.pay4me.com

 Procedures For Bank Payment

  1. Select BANK in the window that opens (after clicking the PROCEED TO PAY button in step 11 above)
  2. Click the CONTINUE button
  3. Review the list of participating banks and mentally choose the bank you wish to pay to
  4. Click the CONTINUE button
  5. Review the bill that appears in the new page that loads
  6. Print the bill by clicking the CLICK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SLIP button at the bottom of the page
  7. Go to your chosen bank and present your documents printed above for payment

Important:

Collect your validation number from the bank after making payment. This is absolutely important!

 

Procedures for Online Payment

  1. Select the eWallet button in the window that opens (after clicking the PROCEED TO PAY button in step 11 above)
  2. Click the CONTINUE button
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  4. Click REGISTER link at the bottom of the eWallet login form
  5. Fill the registration form that appears
  6. Complete the registration process by filling in your security questions in the page that appears
  7. Login to your email address
  8. Click on the activation link in the email sent by pay4me.com (this action activates your online account with pay4me.com)
  9. Login into your account after your account is activated
  10. Fund your pay4me.com account with your VISA card or MasterCard using the proper tab in your pay4me account (this creates equivalent credits equal to the amount you load in your pay4me eWallet account)
  11. Pay your driver’s license bill with the credit in your pay4me.com eWallet account

Lagos State Drivers Application Form: How to apply

  • First of all, you need to download the Lagos State Drivers Application Form from the Lagos State Drivers Institute website under the downloads section by the right of the website on http://lasdri.org/.
  • There are two different forms one being the Driver Application Form, the Driving School Application Form, and the Driver application form.
  • For Drivers, download the Driver Application Form which needs a passport photograph.

 

  • While for the Driving School (for those who wants to set up a driving school in Lagos State), download the Driving School Application Form.

Note: All forms must be filled with the required details and submit to the Lagos State Drivers institute office.

 

Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI) Address

Lagos State Drivers’ Institute Headoffice

Oshodi Lagos State.

Tel.: 12345678901, 098766655666, 081 911 43538

Fax: 00909099

Email: contact@lasdri.org

 

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