How to Apply For & Renew Nigeria Driver’s License Online

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Guide to Applying For and Renewing Nigeria Driver’s License Online

Gone are the days when you can only apply for Nigeria driver’s license offline, only through the FRSC local offices. During those days the process was plagued by defrauding of applicants. In order to curb the corruption in the process, and make the process faster, a couple of years back, a website on which people can apply for the Nigeria driver’s license online was launched.

However, it appears that most Nigerians still go through the old offline method, because there is no much detailed information about the online method; thus in this post, we will be giving you the detailed guide you need to apply for and renew Nigeria driver’s license online.

How to Apply For Nigeria Driver’s License Online

To apply for the Nigeria driver’s license online, you will first need to acquire a driving school certificate. After acquiring the driving school certificate, proceed to the NigeriaDriversLicense website, and use your driving school certificate number to start your application. Here is the step to follow:

  • After acquiring a driving school certificate, go to NigeriDriversLicense Website.
  • On the homepage of the website, hover your mouse on DL Application: This will bring out three options — New Driver’s License, Renewal of Driver’s License, and Re-issue of Driver’s License.

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  • Click on New Driver’s License: A page to authenticate your Driving School Certificate Number will load.
  • On the Authenticate Driving School Certificate Number page, enter your certificate number into the Test Certificate Number box and click on Validate.

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  • After validating your driving school certificate number, proceed to the other forms required in applying for Nigeria driver’s license online.
  • After filling all the forms, print out the Acknowledgement Slip and take it to the nearest FRSC office for the confirmation of the application and the physical procedures needed to getting the license.

That’s how you apply for Nigeria driver’s license online. Now let’s go for the online renewal process of the license.

How to Renew Nigeria Driver’s License Online

To renew Nigeria driver’s license online, you will also need to go to the NigeriaDriversLicense website; but instead of clicking on New Driver’s License option on the DL Application tab, you need to click on Renewal of Driver’s License. After loading the renewal page, supply your Driver’s License Number and your Date of Birth on the page.

https://www.nigeriadriverslicence.org/

After supplying the two information, click on Search to search for your driver license in the database of the online NigeriaDriversLicense website. When you finally find your driver’s license information, follow the proceeds required of you to renew your Nigeria driver’s license online. You will need to print the Acknowledgement Slip, too, and take it to FRSC office.

Aside applying for and the renewal of your driver’s license online, you can also request for a re-issue of the Nigeria driver’s license online, if the card is lost or stolen. Here is how to go about it:

How to Request for Re-issue of Nigeria Driver’s License Online

Still on the NigeriaDriversLicense website, click on Re-issue of Driver’s License. Like in the procedure to renew your Nigeria driver’s license online, supply your Driver’s License Number and your Date of Birth on the page, and click on search to launch the process. Then follow the procedures require of you to get the re-issue of your license. Also print the Acknowledgement Slip and take it to FRSC office.

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How to Track & Check Nigeria Driver’s License Online

After applying for the driver’s license online, you can also track the application status. To track or check the application status of Nigeria driver’s license online, go to the homepage of NigeriaDriversLicense website, and click on the Track DL Application Status. When the page loads, input your Driver’s License Number and your Date of Birth on the page, and click on Search.

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Nigeria Driver’s License Price

The Nigeria driver’s license price is ₦6,350 for 3 years validity and ₦10,450 for 5 years validity. Note that the price stated here is solely for the license, and doesn’t include the other miscellaneous payments that may be required in the issuance of the license. If you are applying for the driver’s license online, or even offline, for the first time, the cost of attending a driving school and getting a driving school certificate is also on you.

Payment for the Nigeria driver’s license can be made online with credit cards or to designated banks across Nigeria.

With all the above information, you should be able to apply for and renew your Nigeria driver’s license online, without stress.

Posted by Adedapo Olatunde

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5 comments

  1. I didn’t go through a driving school to learn driving. Can I still apply for a driving license without the driving school certificate.

    Can I decide the transmission of the car I would love to use for the test drive

  2. For Drivers license renewal,after making an online payment will it be required of me to make additional payment before my confirmation printout is signed and stamped?

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