How to Apply for Driver License In Ivory Coast

Apply for Driver License In Ivory Coast By Yourself

  • Take a driving class(i) Anyone who is interested and would like to get a driver’s license must join any approved government driving school and take a driving classes. (ii) After the completion of the training course in driving, the student will be required to pass their theory and practical driving test. (iii) The successful candidate is issued an aptitude certificate for the practical and theoretical exam. (iv) The candidate will need to apply for a driving license through CGI. Centre de GestionIntegree de service (CGI).
  • Make an appointment with the CGI
    • (i) In the ongoing corona virus epidemic (i) The Centre de GestionIntegree service(CGI) recommends to all applicants to schedule an appointment first, using the Quipux’s website link


  • (ii) Click at the bottom right of the screen, select Make an appointment. (iii) After that, you’ll be directed to the next screen, complete all mandatory fields {accurately precisely, including the location, and under formality choose “permis de driving”, CGI agency that you would like to fill in your application for. (i.e. date and time email address, complete name, number identification document (document number)(iv) Accept the terms and conditions and click “To send”tab. (v) The applicant will be notified confirmation of your appointment, which will indicate that your request is being considered to be taken into consideration by CGI. (vi) You can also contact the CGI toll-free phone number: 1320 (+225) 21006929 for an appointment to book or for inquiries.
  • Make sure you file your application(i) Inspect the local integrated Service Management Center (CGI) office, and you’ve booked an appointment for the time and date you want. (ii) Go to your local Department of transportation service desk and let them know you are interested, fill in the application form in detail. (iii) Select your control ticket number and then wait until your number is called. (iv) Send the completed form with all necessary evidence (listed in the following) to the official in charge to verify and process. (v) The fees for the application at the bank that is in-house and you will receive a receipt.
  • Take your driver’s license
  • After submitting the application, the driver’s licence will be ready to collect within a month You should visit the CGI office that you used to fill out the application using the identification document you have and take your licence.

Required Documents For Apply for Driver License

  • Valid identification document (original)
      • Identity card for nationals or identity certificate that is accompanied by the enrollment receipt for CNI for citizens of the country.
      • The ECOWAS consular card for member countries and the national identity card Of Origin for ECOWAS citizens.
      • The refugee card.
      • The driving licence is stored in the exclusive database of the Ministry of Transport;
      • The resident card is issued to citizens of other countries that aren’t part of ECOWAS.
  • A photocopie of the legible certificate of ability for the examination in theory of the driver’s permit (presentation in the form of original)
  • A photocopie of the legible certification (s) of competence to pass the practical test driver’s license (presentation of the original).
  • A photocopy that is legible of registration certificates (presentation from the original)

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of TransportAbidjan Plateau POSTEL 2001, building 21st floor and 15th floor, PO
Box 01 BP 739 Abj 01
Phone: (+225) 20344880 / 20344871/20344875 / 20344858
Fax: (+225) 20 34 48 54
Website: website

Location: Abidjan Cocody Riviera golf 4, Rue E131
Phone: (+225) 22479560
Email address:

Integrated Management Center (Centre de GestionIntegree de service (CGI)
Department of Transportation within Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Address: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Phone: (+225) 21230740

Integrated Management CenterYopougon(Centre de GestionIntegree de service (CGI)
The Department of Motor Vehicles within Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Address: S 608, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Phone: +225 21 23 07 46


  • Anyone aged 18 or over who have successfully passed their code of conduct and conducted exam.


Class/category charges

  • A1-A2-A3 (Motorbike tricycle …) Enreg.11,000,Licence fee (FCFA) 7,500
  • B (Passenger vehicle) Enreg.16,000 Licence charge (FCFA) 7,500
  • CE (Goods / Traveler Transport) Enreg. 21,000 , License charge (FCFA) 7,500
  • DE (Goods / Traveler transport) Enreg. 21,000 , License cost (FCFA) 7,500


The license can be used for one-year, and is renewable

Processing Time

If all conditions are satisfied, the process for obtaining a license will be completed within one month after the submission in the form of an application.

The Information You Need

  • Names of all applicants
  • Birth date
  • Gender and age
  • Nationality
  • Residence address
  • Contact details
  • Name of the driving school
  • Name of the driving instructor
  • Driving Category of Licence

The Document is required

      • A driver’s license can be described as a document of legality you need to drive a car or motorbike on the road.

It is not legal to operate an automobile or motorbike without this document in Ivory Coast.

Other uses for the Document/Certificate

  • The driver’s license is used to prove your identity.
  • The requirements for certain kinds of jobs.

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