PHOTOS: Here is a look and feel of Kenya’s new digital driving licence

By / November 24, 2017 : 5:49 / BUSINESS, Local / 3 Comments
PHOTOS: Here is a look and feel of Kenya’s new digital driving licence

The National Transport and Safety Authority NTSA is now set to roll out the new digital chip technology enabled driving licenses. A driver’s license is an official document permitting a specific individual to operate one or more types of motorized vehicles, such as a motorcycle, car, truck, or bus on a public road.

The post independence driving license booklet.

The new document will replace the traditional booklet driving license that has been in use since independence. The ATM like card, the NTSA Director General Francis Meja says is convenient, user friendly and portable.

Front view of the new digital driving license.

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The built in chip will identify drivers and store key information of the license holder. It will also curb impersonation  and counterfeiting of licenses that has been rampant over the years. The license will be obtained at a fee of sh 3000 and will be valid for three years up from the current sh 1500 for a three year validity period.

Back view with the micro chip.

Among other features, the new digital driving license will contain an e payment wallet through which drivers will be able to pay instant traffic offenses fines.

 

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3 Comments

  • Amanda Joy24. Nov, 2017

    It resembles an ID…nwy i kinda luv it

  • edwin24. Nov, 2017

    Good stuff

  • Duncan kigen24. Nov, 2017

    I like it… Where can I get??

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