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Sierra Leone - Apply for Driver License

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  1. Go to Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority office to inquire about the driver license application.
  2. Fill out the forms and submit relevant documents.
  3. Proceed at the finance department to pay the fees.
  4. Pass the written and driving test.
  5. Application will be approved if you have passed the tests.
  6. Driver license will be issued.

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Required Documents[edit]

All documents must be original.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of address (utility bill, rental agreements)

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority
Kissy Road, Freetown
Tel: +232 76 954 803
Toll Free: 2244 (Emergency/Enquiries)
Mondays until Fridays
8:00am - 5:30pm
[email protected]

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  • The applicant must be at least 16 years of age.
  • All new applicants must complete the required written, vision and skills test administered by the Sierra Leone State Police before obtaining a license.
  • If the applicant is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign the driver license application form.
  • If the applicant is under the age of 18, a School Compliance Verification form from the student's school district must be presented.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Sierra Leonean driver's license is valid for 5 years.

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Processing Time[edit]

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  • New drivers must pass a vision, written and skills test to be issued a driver license.
  • No tests are required for persons transferring to Sierra Leone. with valid driving privileges, except persons transferring from foreign countries.
  • No testing is required for persons suspended less than one year.
  • Eye and written tests are required for drivers suspended for more than one year.
  • Any driver suspended or expired for more than five (5) years will start as a new driver.
  • All driver testing is performed by the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority Officer on scheduled days at Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority office.

Required Information[edit]

  • Applicants full legal name.
  • Applicants date of birth.
  • Applicants Social Security number.
  • Proof of the applicants Sierra Leone residency

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Need for the Document[edit]

A driver's license is an official document allowing an individual to operate one or more types of vehicle. Following are the procedures on how to apply for a driver license in Sierra Leone.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority

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