PrDP Renewal Online Booking Application – online.natis.gov.za

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Last Updated on March 17, 2023

PrDP Renewal Online Booking Application can be done from the website of the National Traffic Information System https://online.natis.gov.za.

PrDP Renewal Online Booking Application

To drive on a public road in South Africa transporting goods or passengers for an income you must have a professional driving permit (PrDP). The permit is issued in addition to an ordinary driving licence. A PrDP applies to the following motor vehicle categories:

  • a goods vehicle with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 3 500kg
  • a breakdown vehicle or a bus 
  • a minibus weighing more than 3 500kg or designed to carry 12 or more people (the driver included) 
  • light motor vehicles, indicated in the economic sector for carrying passengers for reward (taxi-cab)
  • a motor vehicle designed to carry 12 or more people
  • any vehicle for which an operating licence is issued
  • dangerous goods vehicle (e.g. fuel tanker).

Age restrictions for the motor vehicle categories are as follows:

  • you should be 18 years or older to hold a PrDP for a goods vehicle
  • you should be 21 years or older to hold a PrDP for a passenger vehicle
  • you should be 25 years or older to hold a PrDP for a dangerous goods vehicle.

You can only obtain a PrDP if you:

  • have a valid driving licence for the type of vehicle in question
  • have been certified as medically fit by a doctor  
  • have been certified by an approved training body (only required for category D (dangerous goods) vehicles)
  • do not have a criminal record for (in the past five years):
    • driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a drug having a narcotic effect
    • driving a motor vehicle while the concentration of alcohol in your blood or breath exceeded a statutory limitation
    • in the case of an application for a category P and D permit, an offence of which violence was an element.
  • have never had your driving licence suspended
  • have never been convicted of a criminal offence or paid an admission-of-guilt fine.

As the operator or owner of the motor vehicle for which a PrDP is required, you may not let another person drive the vehicle on a public road unless they have a valid PrDP for the appropriate category.

How To Do PrDP Renewal Online Booking Application?

Book now for the PrDP application without having to visit Traffic Departments not have the guarantee of being assisted after standing in long queues.

Just follow the below steps to apply for PrDP Renewal Online Booking.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the National Traffic Information System NaTIS.

Step 2: Next, Click on the “Book now for PrDP Application” link on the home page.

Step 3: Fill the application with the following details and click on the “Next” button

  • ** Select the Identification Type
  • ** Enter Your Identification Number
  • ** Enter Your Surname
  • ** Enter Your Initials
  • ** Select the PrDP Category 1
  • ** Select the PrDP Category 2

Step 4: After that, fill in the remaining details to complete your renewal

Important Notice:

Slots are available over a 12 hour period. Please note that the management of slots opened by DLTC’s are now system driven. In order to ensure fair access and opportunity to all, slots that are opened will be made available from 08h00 in the morning until 20h00 in the evening. DLTC’s have been instructed to adhere to the ‘days’ they indicate that slots will be opened, and the system will ensure that these slots are released in batches and at random times.

Contact

A telephone number is available on the website as well as an email address that can be used to report any difficulties or problems experienced. For any problems or enquiries please contact our call centre via email – onlinesupport [AT]rtmc.co.za or contact us on 0861 400 800 to assist.


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