Acts Online
GT Shield

National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)


National Road Traffic Regulations, 1999

Chapter III : Registration and licensing of motor vehicles, and registration of manufacturers, builders and importers and manufacturers of number plates

Part I : Registration and licensing of motor vehicles

19. Substitution of driving licence before certain date


1) The holder of a driving licence contemplated in section 18(6) or (7) shall apply to a driving licence testing centre for the issue of a driving licence in substitution of his or her existing licence.


2) An application under subsection (1) shall be made in the prescribed manner and be accompanied by the prescribed documents.


3) A driving licence which has not been substituted as contemplated in subsection (1) becomes invalid on the day after the date determined by the Minister in terms of section 18(6) or (7), as the case may be.


4) Any person whose licence has become invalid in terms of subsection (3) and who requires a driving licence must apply anew for the issue of a licence in terms of section 18.