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How to Renew your FRSC Driver’s License Online

    Renewing your driver’s license in Nigeria is a little bit difficult, only if you don’t know the right source and location. Confidently, there are designated areas around the country, especially each state that allows you to easily complete this process without struggle.

    In this article today, you will learn the best and fastest way how to renew your driver license online, rephrasing it to how to renew your FRSC driver’s license. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has placed curated 8-steps to fulfill this.

    As of today, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has a total of 195 active centers across the country, where Lagos and Delta have more driver’s license centers including Osun, Ondo, Rivers, Plateau, Benue, Abia, FCT, and numerous others.

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) operates in all Nigerian states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, it is a government agency charged with statutory responsibilities for road safety administration in Nigeria. FRSC is the leading agency in Nigeria on road safety administration and management.

    Among the numerous responsibilities of the FRSC, our major concern is the driver license aspect, where the commission is charged for:

    • Designing and producing the driver’s license to be used by various categories of vehicle operators;
    • Determining, from time to time, the requirements to be satisfied by an applicant for a driver’s licence
    • Maintaining the validity period for drivers’ licences which shall be three years subject to renewal at the expiration of the validity period;

    On this note, the government agency ensures that drivers, including motorcycles and others, use an updated FRSC Driver’s license, which is approximately deemed valid for three/five years after the registration according to the Federal Road Safety Corp Act.

    After the expiration, drivers are subjected to a compulsory renewal of their driver’s license in Nigeria. Which in turn, allows them to gain legal access to drive your vehicle on Nigerian roads. The commission has outlined straight steps and guidelines for that tho.

    Unlike going driving test when registering for a driver’s license, you really don’t need to pass through that when renewing your FRSC driver’s license. Follow the best steps to complete:

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    How to Renew your FRSC Driver’s License

    • Goto the official website for driver’s license obtaining and renewal in Nigeria: https://nigeriadriverslicence.frsc.gov.ng Or https://nigeriadriverslicence.org
    • An ‘important notice’ will be displayed warning of phising website, click CONTINUE
    • Click on ‘driver’s license renewal’ you would see a form where you would be required to fill in your date of birth and your expired driver’s license number. Upon filling this form correctly, you would be able to access and fill the application form.
    • Make payments for the license at any of the designated banks or via online payment platforms.
    • Print your receipts and present your application form to the drivers licensing center.
    • Go to the nearest road safety office to have your biometric data captured.
    • Obtain the temporary license which is valid for only 60 days.

    If you don’t know any nearest center to do the biometric data, scroll up and you will a link leading to all the accredited centers in the country for registering and renewing FRSC driver’s license. Click on the link ‘centers’ and search for centers in your states.

    The price to renew your FRSC Driver’s License differs, it ranges from around NGN12,000 to N15,000 for either the three years or five years period. On their website, the Nigeriadriverslicence stated that:

    The holder of a valid license may apply for and obtain a renewal of the license at any time from 30 days before the expiry date of the license and Applicant apply and complete the form online, make payment, confirm payment at Board or Internal Revenue, proceed to VIO for test and visit FRSC Drivers Licence Centre for Biometric Capture.

    Lastly, failure to renew your FRSC driver’s license leads to unexpected and unlikely situations. FRSC stated the Commission shall have the power to arrest and prosecute persons reasonably suspected of having committed any traffic offense, as its last charge.