How To Renew Your Driving Licence?

It is your responsibility to renew your driving licence on time to avoid any complications down the road.

Read on as we share more about driving licence renewal in Malaysia.

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Every year, you must have ensured to renew your car insurance and road tax in time. However, how about your driving licence? Have you checked if it is still valid for use?

Similar to insurance and road tax, there is also a penalty if you delay renewing your expired driving licence. So make sure to always check its validity from time to time.

In this article, we will explain further about driving licence thus, how much is the penalty for late renewal and how can you renew it.

Cost of renewing your driving license

You need to renew your driving licence before it expires to avoid summons. You may choose the validity duration of your driving license.

The following is the renewal cost of Class D (car driving license) by year.

Validity PeriodPrice
1 yearRM30
3 yearsRM90
5 yearsRM150

How much do of penalty/fines you need to pay for driving with expired licence

You are liable for fines if you drive without a valid driving licence. The following is the amount that you have to pay over time.

PeriodAmount
1 – 15 daysRM150
16 – 30 daysRM200
31 – 60 daysRM300

Please ensure to renew your driving licence immediately.

To your knowledge, the Road Transport Department (JPJ) has warned to revoke those expired driving licences by June 30 if a renewal is not carried out by June 30.

At present, the holders of expired driving licences will be fined for driving with an expired license. However, JPJ will issue a summons for those driving without a licence after June 30.

Offline renewal

The followings are the list of places that you can go for physical renewal.

Post Office (Post Malaysia)

You need to present your MyKad and your existing driver’s licence.

Road Transport Department Malaysia (JPJ)

You may visit ant nearest JPJ office to renew your driver’s licence. You need to present your MyKad and your existing driver’s licence.

Urban Transformation Centre (UTC)

Most UTCs have attached their JPJ branches to their building. Therefore, you may renew your driving licence here.

You can check for further information on their website regarding their venues, operating hours, and others.

Online renewal

Offline renewals require you to spend your time and energy. As such, you may have to wait longer. To avoid such consequences, you may simply renew it online.

MyEG

You need to visit their website to renew your driving licence online. The following steps are simple.

  1. Click the “Login” button to enter
  2. You may click the “Register Now” button to create an account if you do not have any
  3. Fill in the required details
  4. Click on the “Renewing Driving License” button
  5. Fill in all the required information and select your payment method
  6. MyEG will send you your new driving license to your address

*Note: Ensure all the information is correct upon payment confirmation. Don’t forget to save the receipt as proof if necessary.

The delivery charges may vary according to location.

  • Klang Valley – RM5
  • Peninsular Malaysia – RM6
  • Sabah & Sarawak – RM10

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