KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The provincial governments have claimed that they have now allowed applicants to use their own vehicles during the practical test of driving license

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The government task force has suggested extending the vehicle's driving license renewal period to 10 years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23:  The printing and distribution of driver's licenses have come to a halt for the past six months

KATHMANDU, May 21: Ending the existing cumbersome and lengthy process to obtain a driving license, the government is preparing to provide the license to the service seekers within a week after the start of the process to acquire a driving license.

CHITWAN, July 5: The practical examination (trial) for the driver's license will be held for the first time in a district. Preparations have been made to take the exam from the second week of July in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Hundreds of service-seekers lined up at the Transport Management Office, Chabahil, on Monday to get biometrics for driving licenses.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) since Tuesday has started printing vehicle licenses on 1.4 million units of smart driving license cards imported last month.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: New applicants for a driving license are compelled to wait for around two years for their turn as more than 650,000 people have applied at the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) to take driving license tests.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) on Wednesday imported more than 1.4 million units of smart driving license cards supplied by its French contractor.

ILAM, Nov 22: The Transport Management Service Office, Ilam is set to issue driving licenses since its establishment some seven years ago.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The online application system for driving license has been closed. Within four days of the Department of Transport Management opening applications for licenses for all types of vehicles, a technical problem was detected in the system. The online application system has been shut down since Thursday for repairs.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has said that it will process as many as 5,000 applications for driving licenses daily.

Application for driving license opens

October 26, 2021 13:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Department of Transport management (DoTM) has opened the application for the driving license examination starting Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure Development, Bagmati Province, is resuming the driver's license examination from today. The written and practical (trial) examinations were postponed from April 28 due to the risk posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Earlier, the applicant had to score 100 for the same

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has made driving license forms unlimited starting Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Department of Transport Management has decided to resume renewal of driving licenses.

Way too slow

February 13, 2020 10:19 am

Acquiring driving license after passing the driving test should be predictable. But vast majority of applicants here have to wait for months on end to get them even though they have completed all the required processes.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Though the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said on December 16 that the backlog of applications for smart driving license will be cleared in 'four-five months', more than 600,000 people are still to get driving license.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is set to increase age limit to minimum 18 years to get a driving license.

Finding your license a matter of luck

November 7, 2019 07:13 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: It’s been a ritual for Manoj Waiba to visit the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) branch since he filed an application for renewal of his driving license two years ago. Every time he visits the DoTM’s Sukedhara branch, he is given bundles of cards and is asked to search through hundreds of cards to find his card.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has claimed that smart license applications backlog will be cleared within three months.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM), the government body that issues driving licenses, on Wednesday launched a new system to inform the general public about the results of their driving license tests and information regarding the status of their smart license cards through SMS.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The number of recipients of 'smart' driving licenses from the Ekantakuna-based Department of Transport Management has surpassed 350 thousand.

LALITPUR, Dec 7: The Transport Management Office has not been so far able to manage smart licenses to more than 200 thousand people who had applied for driving license and passed the written and trial tests.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is all set to reopen the applications for driving licenses from November 25.