How to apply for provisional driving license in Kenya

Provisional Driving License (PDL)

This is issued to an applicant who wants to undergo training in driving. It is endorsed in respect of any class or classes of motor vehicle which if he held a driving license he would be entitled to drive, in order that the applicant may learn to drive such class or classes of vehicle. This license is valid for three (3) months only but may be renewed for further periods of three months on payment of the prescribed fee.


  1. The applicant shall enroll in a licensed driving school and apply on-line.
  2. The holder of a PDL shall not be allowed to a drive on a road unless he’s in the company of a qualified driver holding a valid driving license for the class or classes the applicant has been permitted to drive.

How to apply

  1. Log into NTSA portal  or
  2. Select driving license
  3. Select application for PDL, fill in the driving license and pay the required fee of Ksh 650
  4. Download the PDL

Also Read How to Apply for Provisional Drving License

Also Read How to Apply for a new driving License (First Timers)

Read How to renew your driving license (Old version and Smart Driving License)

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