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Apply for a driving instructor’s certificate<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Requirements​​​​​​​</h2></span> <ul><li>If you want to instruct for more than one code, you have to apply and pay for each code separately. </li><li> You can only apply at a driving licence testing centre graded with the code you are applying for. </li><li> You can only instruct for the code you applied for. </li><li> You must pass a written learners test and a practical drivers test. </li><li> You must produce a medical certificate completed by a medical practitioner. </li><li> You must undergo a criminal record check and provide a criminal clearance certificate. </li></ul> <h2 class="sectHeading">Apply</h2><p> <strong>Step 1: </strong>Download and complete the Instructor Registration Application Form (R1) from the document download section below. </p><h4>The application must be accompanied by:</h4><ul><li>a copy of your driving licence;</li><li>a copy of your identity document;</li><li>the application fee of R165; and </li><li> two identical black and white ID photographs; </li></ul><p> <strong>Step 2: </strong>Submit the completed application form together with all supporting documents at your nearest <a href="">driving licence testing centre</a>.</p><h4>If all of the above is in order, you'll be required to:</h4><ul><li> <a href=""> Apply for a criminal clearance certificate from the South African Police Service (SAPS)<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>.</li><li> Obtain a medical certificate from a medical practitioner at your own cost. The medical form (Form MC) can be downloaded from the document download section below.</li></ul><p> <strong>Step 3: </strong>Your completed forms will be sent to the <a href="" target="_blank">Department of Transport and Public Works <i class="icon link-external"></i></a>for authorisation. Once we receive notice of their approval, you will be contacted to come in and book an appointment (free of charge) for the tests (practical and theory).</p><p>If you pass both tests, you'll receive your certificate after paying the required fee. The instructor’s certificate is valid for 12 months and must be renewed annually.</p><h4>What to bring when you collect your certificate:</h4><ul><li>Acceptable Identification (ID document) </li><li>R33.00 for the issuing of the certificate </li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">Register</h2><p>Once you receive your certificate, you can register with the <a href="">Southern African Institute of Driving Instructors (SAIDI)<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>.</p><p>For more information, email <a href=""></a>  or call <em><a>082 683 9292</a></em></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us </h2><h4>Traffic Services</h4><p> <em>Email:<br><a href=""></a> </em></p>GP0|#c6262b03-de2e-4afb-a302-1f8b76bf2536;L0|#0c6262b03-de2e-4afb-a302-1f8b76bf2536|Driving and vehicles;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#4fafd405-ee2c-4ec8-87ee-79828064c3d1;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4Apply for an instructor’s certificate to register and operate as a driving instructor.



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