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How To Apply For A PSV License in Kenya

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Did you comprehend it is unlawful to manage a public service vehicle (PSV) in Kenya without a PSV license? This crime is condemned by jail time.  Not to worry we plan to tell you how to apply for PSV license online in Kenya.

Requirements for a PSV License in Kenya

  • Must have a copy of the national identity card
  • Must have a copy the driving license
  • Must have a copy of the certificate of good conduct from the CID
  • A duly filled and signed application form XVI
  • A passport photo

Procedure

The procedure for obtaining a public service vehicle license in Kenya requires a driver to have the following: A driver applying for public service vehicle license in Kenya should be twenty-four years and over and have over four years of experience in driving in Kenya or abroad. To obtain a public service license in Kenya, a driver should fill a form XVI which is taken to the Traffic Police Department in Nairobi for certification in Kenya. Traffic Police Department in Nairobi is located in Upper Hill near Kenyatta National hospital in Kenya. To get to the Traffic Police Department in Nairobi you board a bus number 7C from kencom bus terminus in Nairobi.

The form XIV to be filled by a driver applying for psv license in Kenya is charged Ksh 50 for certification by Traffic Police Department in Nairobi. The receipt obtained from the Traffic Police Department in Upper Hill should be taken to the Road Transport Department in Nairobi which is located in Times Tower in Nairobi. Road Transport Department offices in Times Tower is opposite Kenya Polytechnique University in Kenya and near the Central Bank of Kenya.

Also to acquire a public service vehicle license in Kenya, as a driver you need to acquire a certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department [CID] in Nairobi whose headquarters is located in Kiambu, Muthaiga in Kenya. To reach the Criminal Investigation Department offices in Nairobi you board a bus number 100 from Nairobi railway bus station. The applicant of psv license in Nairobi also requires a copy of the national identity card and driving license of one who is applying.

An application form is forwarded to the Road Transport Department at times tower in Nairobi Kenya. A Prescribed fee of Ksh 625 is paid by the applicant to obtain Psv license from Times Tower in Nairobi. For drivers in Kenya obliged to drive class E to apply for class J matatu endorsement the one obliged to drive class B, C and E is required to apply for class A endorsement.

For conductors in Kenya who want to obtain a PSV license, the conductor applying for psv license must be of 18 years and above, have a copy of national identity card and a certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department in Kenya. Also, a completely filled application form XVII which must be endorsed by the police in Traffic Police in Nairobi must be obtained. In addition. a receipt of Ksh 50 from the police office in Upper Hill is required. The application form is forwarded to the Road Transport Offices in Nairobi Kenya where a fee of Ksh 625 is paid by conductors wishing to get the psv license in Kenya.

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How Do I Get a PSV License Online?

You need to apply via the NTSA website to get a PSV license in Kenya

  • Go to the NTSA website
  • Create an account if you don’t have one
  • Upload a recent passport photograph
  • Log into your newly created account
  • Select approved the licensing status
  • Click on the new application then chose PSV driver application option
  • Fill in the required details in the NTSA PSV driver application form
  • Submit and move on to payment section
  • Select payment method and proceed to pay
  • Click submit after making the payment
  • Print your application and take it to the collection point

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