South Africa Free Drivers License Application Form

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South Africa Free Drivers License Application Form – Unemployed South African citizens have been urged to apply for a programme designed to assist them in getting driver’s licenses and increase their chances of getting a job.

This opportunity at the moment is only available to  EThekwini Municipality Youths,  KwaZulu-Natal (kzn) Youths and Gauteng.

In this post empowermentopportunities will explain the requirements and criteria for applying for these oppoirtunities.

1. EThekwini Municipality Youth Drivers Licence Programme

To apply for a skills program, you must be a young unemployed person between the ages of 18 and 35 and NOT have a learner’s permit or a driver’s license. Applications are now being accepted for the Youth Driver’s Licence Program.

Applicants interested must

  • Have Matric or equivalent NQF level 4
  • Be under the age of 35, Not in Employment, Training, and Education,
  • Be South African citizens
  • Provide proof of parent’s affordability (pension, no income)Applicants that already benefited from municipality programmes will not be considered.
  • Applicants will be required to undergo a screening process.
  • Successful applicants will be required to sign a contract with the Municipality.

Applications/CV should include the following information/documents

  • South African Identity Document
  • Proof of Residence (must be attached)
  • Proof of unemployment (from the Department of Labour)
  • Proof of parent’s affordability (pension, no income)

How To Apply for Youth Drivers Licence Programme

Applications must be submitted ONLINE on the City’s e-Careers platform by following the below registration process:
Step 1: Log onto and click Jobs. Choose Internships and Learnerships. Ensure that you choose the correct option.
Step 2: Create a user profile by clicking on Sign Up. If you already have a profile, click on Log In.
Step 3: Once your profile has been created on the system, you will receive an email confirming that you have successfully registered.
Step 4: Once logged in, you may complete and submit your application
Step 5: Ensure that all fields are populated
Step 6: Once you have applied, an email acknowledging your application will be sent to your inbox, so ensure you have a valid e-mail address.

2. THUTHUKA Skills Development Drivers License Programme 2023 (Form pdf)

For this THUTHUKA skills development program, the Department of Transport in KwaZulu-Natal is accepting applications from unemployed people of all ages.

Who can Apply for THUTHUKA Skills Development

  • Citizens of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Must have basic literacy skills


  • Code 08-14 drivers licenses are being provided
  • 3000 participants are targeted

Skills development drivers license programme KZN application form

3. Gauteng Diageo Learners Licence Project 

Due to an overwhelming response, the RECRUITMENT phase for Learners Licenses was closed on the 10th of October 2023. Read More

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