1. Not having driver's licence is subject to a fine of N10,000
If you are a driver in Lagos right now, you need to be aware of the latest strict legislation against not having driver’s license while driving or not even certified by Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI). This rule applies to both commercial and private drivers. Whether you are a commercial or a private driver, to get a driver's license in Lagos is a must.
Safety is a very important and the consistent rise in road accidents within Lagos State has made the collection of National Driver’s License a bit rigid now. You didn’t have to know how to drive before you could get one. Now, the rule has changed. The fact that the highest percentage of drivers in Nigeria are in Lagos is enough to be used as an example for other states to follow suit in obtaining the driver’s license. The overall goal is to restore sanity among drivers in Lagos State and to prevent non-qualified drivers from getting behind the wheel for general road safety.
Whether you are operating commercially or just for private use, it is mandatory you get a driver's license
The penalty for disobeying this rule is now harsh. Unless you are willing to pay N10,000 fine for driver license violation, contact one driver license office in Lagos to obtain a driver license now.
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2. How do I get a driver’s license in Lagos?
Step 1: Download and fil out the driver's license application form
Click here to download the Lagos State Driver’s License application form from LASDRI official website.
Once opened, the form should look like this:
Driver license form by Lagos State Driver's Institute
You will be required to put your recent passport photograph on the downloaded form if you are applying as a driver.
If you are thinking of starting your own driving school, you will download separate form. Download the Driving School Application Form to get your registration kicked off as soon as possible.
This is how your valid driver's license should look like - Beware of fake license!
Step 2: Submit the form to a driver license office in Lagos near you
Contact one of the below driver license offices that is closest to you and submit the form.
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3. Addresses of driver's license processing offices in Lagos
If you a resident of Lagos and you intend to know where you can process your driver's license, guess you are right on time. The nearest office might just be few blocks block from your home. Below are the comprehensive list of driver license office in Lagos, issued by FRSC.
List of Drivers License Office in Lagos S.No State Location Physical Address 1 Lagos Anthony VIS Yard, Onigbongo Anthony bus stop, Anthony, Lagos state 2 Lagos UNILAG Beside FO filling station, Unilag Premise Lagos 3 Lagos Oshodi Board of Internal Revenue, Oshodi, Lagos state 4 Lagos Oshodi_I Board of Internal Revenue, Oshodi, Lagos state 5 Lagos Oshodi_Bolade Oshodi/Isolo Local Govt Secretariatl Bolade Oshodi 6 Lagos Bariga BIR Office, After Bariga Bridge. 7 Lagos Epe Lagos State Ministry Of Works Yard, Oke-Oyinbo, Epe 8 Lagos Eti-Osa Party Office(SDP), Eti-Osa 9 Lagos Eti-Osa_II Party Office(SDP), Eti-Osa 10 Lagos Eti-Osa_I Party Office(SDP), Eti-Osa 11 Lagos Iru_VI Iru/ Victoria Island Primary Health Centre , Water Corporation Road, off Ligali 12 Lagos Ajah Agip Bus stop, Along Epe-Lekki Expressway, Ajah, Lagos State 13 Lagos Apapa Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Council (Annex), Berger Cement Apapa, Lagos state 14 Lagos Apapa_PTD Apapa 15 Lagos Ikeja BIR Office, Opposite Police Training Collage, Ikeja Lagos 16 Lagos Ikeja_I BIR Office, Opposite Police Training Collage 17 Lagos Surulere 17A, Alhaji Tokan Street, Western Avenue, Suru-lere, Lagos state 18 Lagos Coker_Aguda No 19/ 29 Thomas Animashaun str, Aguda Surulere within Coker Aguda LCDA office - Surulere 19 Lagos Ikorodu VIO Office, Ikorodu 20 Lagos Ojo Ojo Local Government Secretariat Olojo Drive Ojo Lagos 21 Lagos Ojodu FRSC Office, Ojodu Lagos 22 Lagos Ojodu_1 RS 2.1 Isheri Road Ojodu Berger Lagos 23 Lagos Ojodu_II RS2.1 Isheri Road Ojodu Berger 24 Lagos Ojo_I Ojo Local Government Secretariat, Olojo Drive 25 Lagos Agege Agege main Local Government Council Secretariat, opposite Agege stadium, Agege, Lagos state 26 Lagos Badagry Public works yard, general hospital road, Badagry, Lagos state 27 Lagos Ikotun Igando Ikotun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Ikotun, Lagos state 28 Lagos Ojokoro 9/11 Ijaiye Ojokoro Road, inside Ijaiye Ojokoro LCDA premises. 29 Lagos Egbeda No 3/5 Bada Williams Layout inside Alimosho LGA Akowonjo, Lagos. - Alimosho 30 Lagos Oto_Awori Local Council Development Area (LCDA) office, along Badagry-Express Way, Oto-Awori, Lagos State
Why wait? If you do not have a driver's license and you are staying in Lagos, contact one of the driver license offices in Lagos above and approach the nearest to you. Do not risk driving without one as you might find yourself in serious problems as you might end up paying huge fine for what you could have avoided in the first place.
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