To drive a vehicle transporting goods, dangerous goods or people on a public road in South Africa for an income you must have a professional driving permit (PrDP).
This permit is issued separately from an ordinary driving licence. A PrDP applies to the following types of motor vehicles:
Only the operator of the motor vehicle who has been granted a PrDP may drive the vehicle on a public road.
Your permit may be ready within a maximum of 12 weeks.
Contact your local licensing office to find out the cost.
Application for professional driving permit form (PD1)
Medical certificate application form (MC)
These forms are available at your nearest driving licence testing centre