Details about how to do Driving licence verification through online portals Dlims

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Your Guide to Driving Licence Verification in Pakistan 

The traditional process of getting a driving license is a long and tiring process. You will have to wait in long queues, collect and submit your documents, get through the tests and then finally you would have to revisit the office to get your hands on the hard earned driving license once it is ready. 

However, since the digital revolution has taken over the world and things have changed and evolved with time as most of the process can now be handled online on the online driving licence verification portals which provide ease and comfort to the citizens. You can now easily apply, verify and check your driving license online in Pakistan. To help you get through with this new online system for driving licence verification, we have written down a detailed guide for you.

Let’s begin;

Obtaining a Driving License in Pakistan

Ever since the new online licence system has been created in Pakistan, the verification as well as accessibility system of driving licence has been made extremely easy. We are here with a guide to help you understand how you can apply for an online driving license in the major cities of Pakistan like Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.

How to Apply and Check your Driving License Online in Karachi

The first and foremost thing you would need to do in order to obtain a driving licence in Karachi is to get your hands on a token. Now, you don’t have to wait in long queues for that, all you need to do is visit the Driving Licence Sindh (DLS) website and get a pre-appointment token number. Once you have the token, all you have to do is appear in person at any brand office near you with your computerized CNIC. 

 Once you are done with a registration, you can now download the application form from the website and go for a medical test which would confirm that you are completely fit to apply and get your hands on the driving licence or not. 

Not only this, you can get your driving licence verified as well through the online portal of Driving Licence Sindh. You can also download their app and avail all the options which allows you to get access to a lot of necessary options. These options include; licence verification, verify driving licence number, inquiry regarding the application, status and history, relevant information regarding all the licence offices in Karachi as well as in other parts of Sindh, and many more. 

How to Apply and Check Online Driving License in Islamabad

Talking about getting your driving licence in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, you would have to pay a visit to the Islamabad Traffic Police office. Before you decide to visit, you would have to gather some of the necessary documents and have a complete 6-week training period before you can apply for a permanent driving licence in Islamabad. 

  • Original and copy of CNIC (Your address should be of Islamabad)

  • Medical Fitness Certificate or Form B

  • Passport size photograph on this form

Not only this, you can also get your verification done for your online driving license by following these instructions:

  • Go to the main tab on the Islamabad Traffic Police website and click on “Verification of Driving License.”

  • Keep your original driving licence along with you while doing this

  • Fill in all the required information correctly 

  • In case of any error or problem email at

Please note that all queries are handled online during working hours from Monday to Friday between 9 am to 5 pm. In case you you submit the applications during public holidays or weekends, it will be entertained the next working day

How to Apply and Check Online Driving License in Lahore

If you are living in the City of Gardens and you think it’s high time to get your hands on the driving licence and get it verified, then maybe you are right! Here is how you can get through the procedure easily and quickly. 

  • Visit the Driving License Information Management System (DLIMS) website

  • Click on the Apply Now button, appearing on the home page. 

  • Check and note all the documents you need to take with you when visiting the driving license centre. 

Documents for Learner’s Licence

The documents you would be needing to obtain a learner’s licence are; 

  • A copy of your CNIC 

  • A Ticket of Rs.60 from any post office.

  • Get a code book of traffic rules & regulation from Traffic Police Office

  • A medical certificate from any authorized medical practitioner

Documents for Permanent License

Documents that are required by the driving licence authorities while you apply for a permanent driving licence are; 

  • Original learner’s permit of at least 6 weeks

  • Application form available on DLIMS

  • Medical certificate

  • 3 passport size recent attested photographs 

  • An attested copy of CNIC

  • Paste a ticket of mentioned fee on license document

Fees for a Permanent Driving License

  • The driving test fee usually for a motorcyclist is PKR. 50 

  • The fees for a driving license of 5 years’ period is PKR 500.

Hence you would have to pay a total of PKR 550 in order to get a permanent driving licence for your motorcycle. 

  • The driving test fee for a car is PKR 150 

  • The issuance fee of a driving license for a period of 5 years is PKR 750

You will have to give the total fees of getting a permanent driving license for a car is PKR 900

In case you want to be updated with the status and history of your driving licence, you can track it through DLIMS by entering your CNIC without dashes. It functions in the same way as it does when you use a delivery service and have to keep a track of your delivery. All you have to do is click on the Track button and you will be able to see the results in no time. 

Moreover, you can also verify and check the status of your online driving license by adding your CNIC number on the online portal and complete information regarding your CNIC will be visible on the screen by a single click. You will be able to get access to all the necessary information regarding your driving licence and its verification. 

That wraps up our guide to how you can do your driving licence verification and apply for it through the new and advanced online portals conveniently. All you have to do is visit the online portal, follow the easy steps, provide all the required information and you will have access to all the necessary information in no time. We hope that this blog helps you in understanding the procedure and requirements for availing a driving licence with ease. 

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