New measures in issuing driving license when lost

New measures in issuing driving license when lost

New measures in issuing driving license when lost

Written by Staff Writer

14 May, 2019 | 2:47 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Department of Motor Traffic declared that it has temporarily suspended the provision of registration of pre-owned vehicles on affidavits.

According to the Commissioner General of the Department, Jagath Chandrasiri, when providing a vehicle to another party under one-day service, both the buyer and the seller must appear at the department.

In addition, the Department of Motor Traffic has temporarily suspended the provision of driving licenses under one-day service. The Commissioner added that when a driving license is lost or misplaced and a police complaint is lodged, the complaint would be verified once again prior to the re-issuance of a new driving license.

The Commissioner went on to note that previously the Department of Motor Traffic would issue a new driver’s license merely based on a complaint made to the police

He explained the following decisions were taken as a safety protocol due to the national security crisis in the country.

 

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