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Central Police HQVictoria, Mahe

Emergency Only 999

Traffic Unit

The Traffic Unit is responsible for:

Undertaking general traffic and road management task

  • road safety
  • accident, investigations and recording
  • road traffic law enforcement
  • testing drivers competency
  • Investigating of road traffic offences.

There are a variety of services provided by the Traffic Unit

Drivers License

Applying for a Theory Test

  • Step 1: Go to the Police Headquarters Reception
  • Step 2: A fee of Rs100 is required and you are entitled to sit for a second test if you fail

*Ensure you do not lose the receipt

  • Step 3 : The Theory Tests are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm at the Bel Air Community Centre. You will also be asked to choose a date from  the available ones
  • Step 4: You can collect the result personally at the Traffic Unit one week after completion of the theory test. Bring along your ID card.

 

Successful candidate-Learners Permit

Step 1: Within 1 year, after passing the theory test go to the traffic unit with your ID card and you will be required to complete an application form

Step 2: You will also be issued with a medical form which needs to be completed and certified by a medical practitioner and it is valid for 1 month.

Step 3: Proceed to the Police HQ reception with 2 passport size photos, theory test receipt and pay for a learners permit wi the cashier at a fee of SCR250.

Step 4: You are required to get a driving instructor within 3 months of being issued with the Learner's permit. If you fail to do so, your permit can be renewed for a fee of SCR250. If you fail to do so after 1 year, you will be required to resit the theory test.

 

Off Road Test

Step 1: You are qualified to undergo an off road test within 3 months after attending driving classes from a certified driving instructor. If you fail to do so, you will have to renew your learners permit at a fee of SCR250.

Step 2: Your instructor will need to book an appointment with the examiners at the traffic unit at a fee of SCR250. The tests are conducted every Friday.

On Road Test

Step 1: You are qualified to undergo an On Road test only after passing the off road test

Step 2: Your instructor will need to book for an appointment with the examiners at the traffic unit at a fee of SCR250. The tests are conducted from Monday to Friday.

NB: All payments are made with the cashier at the Police Headquarters reception.

 

Applying for another vehicle class license

  

Vehicle Class Tonnage / Passenger Vehicle Type Age
1 Any CC Motorcycle 16
2 2 Tons Private Vehicle 18
3   Taxi  24years & 5 years experience
4 Above 2 Tons All commercials and private 18
5 Up to 15 passengers Private Omnibus 18
6 15 Passengers and above Public Bus 24
7 Heavy Plant   21


For any upgrade of license:

Step 1: Go to the traffic unit with your ID card and you will be required to complete an application form.

Step 2: If it is within 1 year of your last application you will not need to undergo any medical test.

Step 3: Proceed to the Police Headquarters reception with 2 size passport photos, theory test receipt and pay for a Learners permit with the cashier at a fee of SCR250.

Step 4: You are required to get a driving instructor within 3 months of being issued with a learners permit. IF you fail to do so, your permit can be renewed for a fee of SCR250.

Contacts

Traffic Unit: 4288023

Traffic Examiners: 4288025

Police Headquarters’ Reception: 4288062

Police Headquarters’ Cashier: 4288061