Nowadays, having a driver’s license is very important and beneficial. It’s always a good idea to make sure your driver’s license is up to date. This article will explain how to renew your driving license in Saudi Arabia online.
Requirements for Renewing a Driver’s License in Saudi Arabia
(1) Clear all outstanding traffic fines: To renew your driver’s licence, you must clear your outstanding traffic penalties.
(2) Medical examination (Efada Medical Test): The medical test can be done at the nearest approved hospitals or polyclinics. Once the medical test is completed, in a few hours, the Efada medical report for driving license will be uploaded to the Jawazat system, and you will be notified via SMS.
(3) Payment of renewal fees: Deposit the driving license renewal fees on your Iqama Number using an ATM or internet banking. Renewal fees are as follows: SR 80 for two years, SR 200 for five years and SR 400 for 10 years.
(4) Existing driving license must be valid less than 180 days: To be able to renew your driver’s license online, its validity must be less than 180 days.
Steps to Renew Your Driving License through Absher
- Visit the Absher portal by following the link: https://absher.sa
- Login to your Absher account by entering your username and password.
- Select “Services” under the “My Services” menu.
- Click on “Traffic”
- Select “Renew Driving License“
- On the following page, review the service requirements and click “Next“
- On the next page, select “Private Driving License” as the license type and “License Renewal Period” as 2,5 or 10 years, then click “Next.”
- Accept the terms and conditions by ticking the box and then click “Confirm” to finish the renewal.
- On the next page you will see a message, “Your Driving license is successfully renewed.”
Once the renewal is complete, you can opt for postal delivery of your driving license card by choosing “Request Postal Document Delivery.” Additionally, you can collect a new card by visiting the nearest traffic office (Muroor) with your original driving license. But, you will require a muroor appointment from Absher in order to collect your renewed drivers license from Muroor. Also Read: How to Check Saudi Driving License Status Online