How to renew driving license in Saudi Arabia?

Now there is no need to visit the traffic police office to renew a driving license in Saudi Arabia as you can do it online. We have explained the Saudi driving license renewal process below.

Requirements

Following are the requirements for the Saudi driving license renewal in KSA.

Driving license renewal in Absher

In order to renew a driving license in Saudi Arabia, you need to;

  • Login to your Absher accounts https://absher.sa
  • Click on the Services” tab given just below “My Services”.
  • Select the “Traffic” tab.
  • Press the “Renew Driving License” button.

how to renew driving license in saudi arabia

On the next screen, the system will show the terms and conditions to renew a driving license in Saudi Arabia, you need to;

  • Click on the “Next” button.
  • Select the type of driving license.
  • Select the License Renewal Period i.e. 2,5 or 10 years.

how to renew driving license in saudi arabia

Upon successfully renewing the driving license in Saudi Arabia, you will be required to either collect it from the traffic police office or request it through the postal service. 

how to renew driving license in saudi arabia

Request Postal Delivery

After the online renewal of your Saudi Driving license, you can request postal delivery. In order to do that, scroll down a bit and;

  • Click on the “Request Postal Document Delivery“.
  • Press the “+” button and select your Saudi national address.
  • Confirm the phone number delivery request.

Request Postal Delivery for licenseYou will shortly receive an SMS containing a link to make the payment for the delivery service.

  • Delivery Charges: SR 17.25.

Collection of Driving License

You need to visit a traffic police office or Dallah Driving School to collect the renewed driving license. Make sure you carry the following documents with you.

  • Muroor Appointment with the purpose “طباعة رخصة قيادة“.
  • Original Iqama.
  • The old driving license.
  • No need to fill out the Saudi driving license renewal form.

The traffic police officer will discard the old driving license and issue you a new one.

Collection of Driving LicensePenalty for expired driving license

  • The fine for an expired driving license is SR 240.
  • The penalty for driving a vehicle with an expired driving license in Saudi Arabia is a fine of SR 300 to SR 500.
  • Moreover, there is a fine of SR 100 for not collecting the driving license from Muroor within 7 days.

Penalty for expired driving license

Error Messages

If your driving license is valid for more than 180 days, a message will appear that “only licenses with expiry date less than 180 days are eligible for renewal”.

only licenses with expiry date less than 180 days are eligible for renewalIf your Efada medical test report has not been updated in the system, a message will appear that “the medical report status or information is not available.”

the medical report status or information is not available

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.