Procedure for obtaining ordinary driving license

A person applying for an Ordinary Driving License must:

  1. come in person
  2. be 18 years of age or more at the time of applying for a license
  3. have held a Learner's license for at least six months
  4. produce a Certificate to have attended an Introductory course
  5. have undergone both theoretical and practical tests and achieved the minimum pass score set in the 'Evaluation Form for Driving Test'
  6. produce a copy of the latest passport-size photograph in national dress for Bhutanese
  7. produce Citizenship Identity card or other accepted identification documents for Bhutan nationals, and passport or other identification cards in case of foreigners and
  8. pay fee as prescribed in Schedule 1.

Application requirements for an ordinary driving license for those who have graduated out of a driving school or institute

"Driving Schools and Institutes" shall include Government and Corporate Training Institutes and other privately Licensed Driving Schools within the country. An applicant for ordinary driving license who has graduated from a driving school must:

  1. come in person for a practical driving test
  2. be 18 years of age or more at the time of applying for license
  3. hold a learner's license for at least three months
  4. produce a Certificate to have attended the Institute or School
  5. have undergone both theoretical and practical tests and achieved the minimum pass score set in the 'Evaluation Form for driving test'
  6. produce a copy of the latest passport size photograph
  7. produce Citizenship Identity Card or other accepted identification documents for Bhutanese Nationals, and passport or other identification cards in case of foreigners and 
  8. pay fees as prescribed in Schedule 1.