List Of Registered Driving Schools In South Africa



A driving school is a commercial establishment that is authorized to teach and trains individuals how to drive behind-the-wheel lessons



Driving Instructors are graded as follows:



  • Grade A – instructor is competent to train a person for a driving licence of any code and such instructor holds a code EC driving licence for a manual transmission and a code A driving licence
  • Grade B – instructor is competent to train a person for a driving licence of the code B, C1, C, EB, EC1 and EC, and such instructor holds a code EC driving licence for a manual transmission
  • Grade C – instructor is competent to train a person for a driving licence of the code A1, A and B, and such instructor holds a code EB driving licence for a manual transmission and a code A driving licence
  • Grade D – instructor is competent to train a person for a driving licence of the code B, and such instructor holds a code EB driving licence for a manual transmission
  • Grade L – instructor is competent to train a person for a learner’s licence of any code.

You will deal only with the class of motor vehicles for which you are licensed. The instructor’s certificate is valid for one year.

What you should do



  1. Go to the nearest driving licence testing centre (link is external) with your medical certificate form (MC), completed by your doctor,  to book a test date. 
  2. Complete an Application for registration as a driving instructor form (RI).
  3. You will be referred to a police station to obtain a clearance certificate.
  4. On the date given for the test, you will write the test. If you pass, you must pay the prescribed fee.
  5. The testing centre will refer your application to the Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) of the province for approval or rejection. If approved, the testing centre will issue the permit.

How long does it take



The permit may be ready in six to eight weeks.

How much does it cost



Contact your local licensing office for the cost.

List of registered driving schools in south africa

  • TKC DRIVING SCHOOL
  • AMG Driving Academy