The following procedure applies for persons wishing to obtain a Driver’s Permit and Tag in order to drive route buses, coaches, open top buses and minivans:
Be in possession of a driving licence in categories D1, D1E, D, D Auto or D+E;
On completion of the above, the applicant will be required to go personally to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Unit, Hall B, weekdays between 7.30a.m. and 12.00p.m. and present the following:
On confirmation of all the documents and data, an on-site photo will be taken and the applicant will be issued with a Driver’s Permit and Tag with a validity period of 5 years.
The driving licence shall need to be deposited at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Unit, Hall B, since this will be updated with the respective harmonized code (104/105) to show that the client is a holder of a Driver’s Permit and Tag in the respective vehicle category. A fee of €6 will be charged.
When a Driver Permit and Tag Holder is due to renew his/her tag, he/she will be required to sign and submit the DP-A14 form . The client will then receive a letter from Transport Malta informing him/her about the outcome of this renewal application.
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