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New Drivers License in Nigeria Online Application

To have a credible data base of vehicle owners and drivers in the country, the Federal road safety commission of Nigeria FRSCN recently lunched a new drivers’ license in Abuja.

According to the corp. marshal of the FRSCN, the features in the new drivers’ license will help to check the activities of those who produces fake drivers license in the country.

Also he said bio-metric data captured from the registration will provide enough information that will assist security operatives in Nigeria crime during investigation.

The Federal road safety commission of Nigeria (FRSCN) is currently using radio and TV jingles and Newspaper advert to sensitize Nigerians about the newly introduced drivers’ license. And the need for vehicle owners and drivers to obtain theirs before the deadline date of 31st August 2012

The Federal road safety commission has made the new drivers’ license registration process very easy, apart from manual application method; you can also apply for new drivers’ license in Nigeria online at the FRSCN website.

So, it is advisable you start processing your new drivers’ license now to avoid late registration rush. But if you choose to delay, please know that you have to will have cough out some extra cash to some touts who will take advantage of the late registration rush to make some quick cash for themselves.

Don’t wait Go Now and get your old drivers license renewed fast!

To apply for the renewal of your drivers’ license online in Nigeria, here are the procedures you must follow.


Go to the Federal road safety commission of Nigeria (FRSCN) official website, access and complete the new drivers’ license application form.

Go to the designated banks and pay the specified drivers license renewal fee (N6000) or alternatively make payment online with your e.Wallet, Visa credit card/debit card and Interswitch payment option

After making payment, take the payment acknowledgment slip to representatives of the Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) located in the licensing office for registration.

When you are through with the BIR representative, the next step is to proceed to the VIO office still within the premises of the drivers licensing office and for certain screening and approval.

On getting approval from the VIO officer, move to the last stage of the drivers’ license registration procedure which is to go to the FRSCN officer at the Information Center to capture your biometric information after which you will be issued a temporary drivers license that is valid for 60days. With the temporary drivers license you can go on driving your car and trucks in Nigeria, while waiting for the actual drivers’ license that will be issued to you before the elapses of 60days.


Fresh applicants can not apply directly for the new drivers’ license in Nigeria; they will need to do that through an accredited driving school in Nigeria that will train and certify them.

No body can apply for the new drivers’ license on your behalf; your presence physical presence is need during biometric information capturing.

Also, you don’t need to go the drivers’ license with copies of passport photograph because the biometric data capturing machine is there to capture your image. Apply for the new drivers’ license in Nigeria through the link below.
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