New Driver's Licence

Fee:  $5,000.00 

Validity Period:   5 years



3. Copy of valid identification. Passport or National ID
4. One passport-sized photograph
5. A Certificate of Competence issued by the Certifying Officer of the Guyana Police Force

NOTE:  Foreigners applying for a new licence, must submit their current foreign driver's licence. If the licence is not written in English, a translation should be submitted


  1.  The applicant must submit all documents to the Officer.
  2.  The applicant will be directed to the lodgment area while his/her documents are being processed.
  3.  Once all documents are verified, the Officer will direct the applicant to have his/her photograph taken.
  4. The applicant will be issued with a lodgment slip stating the return date (this slip must be kept safely). Foreigners will be asked to return within two weeks to pay and uplift their licence.
  5. Upon the return date, the applicant must present the previously issued lodgment slip to the Cashier to make the required payment of $5,000.00 and uplift the licence.
  6. The applicant will further be directed to the dispatch desk to follow the final necessary procedures and uplift his/her new driver's licence.