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Pay and renew your vehicle licence<h2 class="sectHeading">Pay online​​​​​</h2> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note"></i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>e-services</h4><p> The e-Services application does not fully support mobile phone or tablet access – please use your laptop or desktop instead. <br> <br>Our applications are best viewed using the latest versions of the following web browsers, Internet Explorer 11, Chrome 72+, Firefox 65+ or Safari 12+. </p></div></div></span> <p>The amount you pay is determined by the tare or empty vehicle mass, which differs depending on the vehicle. Visit the <a href="https://www.westerncape.gov.za/dept/tpw/services/1027/17493" target="_blank">Western Cape Government's website for the latest licence fees<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>. </p><p>Our electronic payment system, which can be accessed through the <a href="https://eservices.capetown.gov.za/irj/portal" target="_blank">e-Service​s portal<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>, provides a quick and easy way to pay your licensing fees.</p><h4>Follow the steps below:</h4><p> <strong>Step 1:</strong> You will need to <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Register/eServices-and-municipal-accounts/Register-for-a-municipal-account" target="_blank">register as a user on the e-Services portal</a> if you aren't registered already.</p><h4>Required document:</h4><ul><li>Proof of residence; and </li><li>a copy of your ID.</li></ul> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>Required documents can be scanned in and sent as an attachment. For a complete list of documents accepted as proof of address, visit the <a href="https://www.westerncape.gov.za/" target="_blank">Western Cape Government web​site<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> or download our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/FICA%20Documents%20Guideline.pdf">Verification Documents Guideline</a>.</p></div></div></span> <p> <strong>Step 2: </strong>Activate the vehicle licensing renewal option and fill in the relevant information to obtain the City’s banking details and your specific deposit reference number.</p><p> <strong>Step 3: </strong>Using these banking details, and your specific deposit reference number, you can make an EFT payment directly from your bank's website.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info toptip">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Top tip</h4><p> If you experience difficulties, email: <a href="mailto:Help.Uces@capetown.gov.za">help.uces@capetown.gov.za</a> for assistance. </p></div></div></span> <h4>Take note of the following​:</h4><ul> <li>Applications for vehicle licence renewals should be made a month prior to the expiry date.</li><li>You should receive your licence <strong>within fourteen working days</strong> after the payment has been received by us. However, we make use of the South African Postal Services to deliver all our licences​ and there may be unforeseen delays.</li><li>Should you not receive your disc before then, contact our Call Centre on <em>​​<a>086 0103 089</a>​</em>.​​</li><li>Motor dealers who need to renew motor trade plates can only do this in person at a <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Motor%20vehicle%20registration%20centres">motor vehicle licensing office</a>. </li></ul> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Pay in person​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>You can take your renewal notice (you should receive this in the post), payment, acceptable identification and proof of address to your nearest <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Motor%20vehicle%20registration%20centres">motor vehicle licensing office</a>.</p><h4>Documents required:</h4><ul><li>If you do not have a renewal notice, you must bring a signed and completed Application for Licensing of Motor Vehicle form (available in the document downloads section below), </li><li>acceptable identification ( SA ID, passport), and </li><li>proof of address (e.g. utility bill).</li></ul><h4>If you are not the registered owner and you are paying on behalf of the vehicle owner, you will need: </h4><ul><li>the completed <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Application_for_licencing_of_motor_vehicle_Form_ALV.pdf" target="_blank">Application for Licensing of Motor Vehicle form</a>, </li><li>acceptable identification for yourself and the registered owner, and </li><li>a letter of consent signed by the registered owner.</li></ul><p>For a complete list of documents accepted as proof of address, visit the <a href="https://www.westerncape.gov.za/" target="_blank">Western Cape Government web​site<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> or download our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/FICA%20Documents%20Guideline.pdf">Verification Documents Guideline</a>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2></span> <h4>​City Call Centre</h4><p> <em>Telephone: <br> <a>0860 103 089</a><br><br>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:vehicle.licence@capetown.gov.za">vehicle.licence@capetown.gov.za</a> / <a href="mailto:contact.us@capetown.gov.za">contact.us@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><p>For further assistance, visit your nearest <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Motor%20vehicle%20registration%20centres">motor vehicle licensing office</a>.</p>GP0|#af56bf78-ad8b-47d5-b6af-8ae63a445058;L0|#0af56bf78-ad8b-47d5-b6af-8ae63a445058|Vehicle licences;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#abce9b62-2f7e-4ac7-aaef-e28f6f8b550e;GPP|#d36c9e28-9810-4cff-bcbb-7a6f41899a5dYou can pay your motor vehicle licence in a number of different ways, including online.0

 

 

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