Driver’s License Upgrade Online

Driver’s License Upgrade Online

Driver’s License Registration Online 2024. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) is a public-sector organisation under the Ministry of Transport. It was established in 1999 by an Act of Parliament (Act 569), 1999. This ‘Act‘ enables citizens of Ghana to be able to acquire a driver’s license which then enables them to drive on the road. In this article, we will explore how you can upgrade your driver’s license in Ghana, check your vehicle registration fees, how to replace a lost driver’s license, etc.

Licence Upgrade


  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Minimum of 2 years in the present class

Cost of Upgrading your Drivers License

License upgrade cost GH¢345

Related Link: Driver’s Licence Renewal Online

How to Upgrade your Driver’s Licence Online

Follow the steps below to Upgrade your current drivers licence

  1.  Visit DVLA Website
  2. Enter your Username and Password 
  3. Click the Sign in button
  4. Click on Driving Licence
  5. Select Upgrade drivers’ licence
  6. Present your valid Driver’s Licence
  7.  Authentication of particulars
  8.  Payment of the prescribed fee
  9.  Completion of Form X
  10.  Written test
  11.  In-traffic test
  12.  Issuance of cover note / temporary licence
  13.  Collection of printed Driver’s Licence within 3 months

DVLA Proficiency Test

This is to test the proficiency of a driver upon request from an institution

Requirements for DVLA Test

  • A letter from an institution requesting the test
  • Applicants for the test shall possess a valid Driver’s Licence
  • Payment of the prescribed fee
  • Road signs and Road Marking test
  • In-traffic test
  • Submission of report to concerned the institution

Cost of Driver’s License in Ghana

  • A new driving license cost GH¢257
  • Replacement of an expired license (Renewal) costs GH¢155
  • License upgrade cost GH¢345
  • Replacement of lost driving license cost GH¢205
  • Conversion of a foreign driving license will cost GH¢445
  • The cost of a learner’s permit is GHC 160
  • The road sign test is GHC 50
  • The driving test is GHC 50

Related Link: Driver’s License Registration Online

Vehicle Registration Fees

Use the FEES CALCULATOR to calculate your own fees

How to Replace Your Lost Drivers Licence

To replace a lost Driver’s Licence, you must present a police extract and an ID card to the DVLA.

Requirements to replace your DVLA License

  • Document search
  • Payment of the prescribed Fees
  • Filling of the appropriate Forms
  • Authentication of Driver’s Licence
  • Eye test
  • Any other test DVLA may prescribe
  • Issuance of cover note
  • Collection of License

For More Information Contact DVLA

1 Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Cantoment

Phone: (233) 030-2746760

Phone: (233) 030-2746763

Email: [email protected]

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