Motor Traffic Dept. suspends driving license related services puntil further notice

Monday, 16 March 2020

The Transport Management Services Ministry and the Department of Motor Traffic have jointly taken a decision to suspend all activities related to the renewal and issuance of driving licenses until further notice with the aim of preventing crowds from gathering and to curtail the possibility of the Covid-19 virus spreading further.

Accordingly, all services at the Werahera main office and other regional offices would be limited until March 31st.

Therefore, it is notified that all issuing of driving licenses and related services would be suspended from tomorrow (17) until March 31. This suspension also applies to all other district offices of the Motor Traffic Department.

The public is therefore advised not to come to the Werahera Motor Traffic Department or any other regional office until a notice has been issued.

The Motor Traffic Department further noted that it would notify the public in due course regarding the licenses scheduled to be extended during this period the tests which were temporarily suspended.