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Electronic motor vehicle license renewal


Important Notice

This service is not for expired motor vehicle licences.

Licence renewals before the 21day grace period are eligible for electronic renewals.


Notice - 90 days extention:

Due to lockdown restrictions level 5 and level 4, electronic motor vehicle license renewals have been backlogged from March 2020.

We urge clients to be patient during this time as services are not back to 100% during lockdown restrictions level 3.

Keep in mind that ALL licences that has expired 26 March 2020 – 31 May 2020 is still valid and has been extended for 90 days from 01 June 2020 – 31 August 2020.

New extension:

Please also note that licence discs that expired on 31 March 2020, on 30 April 2020, and on 31 May 2020, should now be renewed by 22 September 2020. (The previous deadline of 31 August 2020 has been extended to 22 September 2020).


Contact details

Enquiries for confirmation of email and collections: telephone number – 021 807 7738.
For outstanding licence fees: telephone number – 021 807 6479 or 021 807 6293.


Follow these three (3) easy steps:

Step 1: Complete required forms

If no MVL 2 was received via post, an ALV form must be downloaded by clicking here.

 Private/ User  

Documents needed for Renewal of Licence:
• Proof of address not older than 3 months (Utility Bill / Bank statement/ Lease Document)
• Copy of ID



Documents needed for Renewal of Licence:
• Copy of registered owner’s ID If vehicle is registered on a business name.
• Proof of address not older than 3 months (Utility Bill / Bank statement).
• Copy of Proxy’s ID.
• CK 1 & 2 Documents and Business Registration certificate.


Step 2: EFT/ Deposits

​Account Number:​62804637570
​Bank:​FNB First National Bank
​Branch Code:​200110
​Reference:​Vehicle registration number

Please take into consideration that your EFT payment could take four (4) working days to reflect if you are not making an immediate inter-bank clearing in real time.


Step 3: Forward information

To finalise the renewal process email the following information to onlinerenewals@drakenstein.gov.za

Information needed as follows:

• Deposit Slip or Proof of Payment.
• Completed/signed ALV form by the registered owner and copy of registered owner’s ID document.
• Vehicles registered under a business name - CK1, CK2 and business registration certificate and provide copy of proxy’s ID document.
• Proof of address as per FICA verification requirements (utility bill or bank statement. Both documents must not be older than 3 months).
• Your contact details and telephone number in case of any additional enquiries.

Take Note: Transaction cannot be processed, if all above mentioned documents are not submitted.


License disc collection

Follow the simple steps and contact Drakenstein Municipality if you have any questions or queries. Once the license disc is ready, you will be notified telephonically or email for collection.

The license disc can be collected at:

Paarl: Traffic Head Office, 8 Berg River Boulevard, Paarl.
Hours for collection: 12:00 – 15:30.


Monday to Thursday: 08:00 – 15:45

Friday: 08:00 – 14:30

If someone else renews your license on your behalf, you need to make sure that they have:
• A letter giving them permission to renew the license.
• A copy of your ID and their own ID.
• The appropriate fees.


Emergency Numbers

Life threatening
021 872 2323

Service Emergency
021 807 4500


Drakenstein Municipality
Berg River Boulevard
South Africa

GPS coordinates

S33 44.248 E18 58.108

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