Upgrade of License



  • A driver’s license holder may request to upgrade his/her license from a lower category to a higher category.
  • A driver’s license holder may also request for additional category. (E.g. a person with a riding category of license can request to add a category that permits him/her to drive.).




  • Applicant must be present.
  • All persons who wish to upgrade the category of drivers’ license must have held their current category for not less than two (2) years.



  • A valid driving license. Educational requirement – B.E.C.E or the ability to read, comprehend and write simple English language.


  • Verification of documentations and endorsement of applicant’s photographs are done in rooms 4, 5 & 6 of block “E”.
  • Pay to any of the cashiers in the banking hall of block “E” after the verification process and collect appropriate form(s) to complete.
  • Get appointment for written driving test and road signs test from room 7 in block “E”.
  • Successful applicants from the above tests are scheduled for in-traffic test the following day.
  • Payment for this test is done on the test date.
  • If you are successful from the in-traffic test, make payment for your driver’s license to any of the cashiers in the banking hall of block “E” and proceed to room 3 in the same block to sign the license register.
  • Temporal driver’s license is issued after the capture process.
  • Pick the full driver’s license from block “B” after 3 months.


The Driver and Vehicle License Authority (DVLA) is launching the automation system, developed by Engineering Systems and Services Limited (ESS) on February 18, 2014. The system will enable users to register, request for services and obtain invoices online. The automation of DVLA services and operation will ensure efficient service delivery, good record keeping, facilitate road safety through improved enforcement of regulations and real time availability of, and access to data by stakeholders.

Reports from Axim in the Western region have it that at least three people have died with over 25 sustaining various degrees of burns after a premix fuel tanker off-loading fuel for the fisher folks exploded.

More casualties are likely to be recorded, but so far only three have been seen and the reports say they have been charred beyond recognition.Most of the injured have been rushed to the Axim government hospital and health officials say they are overwhelmed with the numbers, adding that some of them would have to be rushed to the Affia Nkwanta Hospital
Speaking to Accra based Joy FM, Acting Hospital Administrator, Joseph Ayeni said “information we had was that there was light off so they were using generator to drop some premix fuel to serve the fishermen and we understood the generator sparked some fire and all those that were around sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to the hospital.

“Apparently those [injured] that I counted were 25, two were female and the rest are male. Some of them have sustained injuries which are about 95 percent of their bodies burnt and for some the injuries are minor


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