Tanzania Revenue Authority - What are the categories of driving licenses?

The system of driving Licenses will comprise of various categories of classes of driving licenses as follows:

 Motor cycles   

A -  License to drive motor cycles with or without a sidecar and whose capacity exceeds 125cc or 230kg.

A1 -  Licenses to drive motor cycles without sidecar and whose capacity is less than 125cc or 230kg.

A2 –  License to drive motor powered tricycles and quadricycles.

A3 –  Licenses to drive moped whose capacity does not exceed 50cc.

 

 Private Vehicles               

 B     License to drive all types of motor vehicles except motor cycles, commercial, heavy duty and public service vehicles.

 

Public Service Vehicles

 C – License to drive public service vehicles with seating capacity of 30 and more passengers in addition to the driver, Vehicles in this category may be combined with a trailer having a maximum authorized mass of not more than 750kg. Applicants must have held Class CI or E license for a period of not less than three years.

C1-  License to drive public service vehicles with a seating capacity of 15 but less than 30.

Passengers in addition to the driver. Vehicles in this category may be combined with a trailer having maximum authorized mass of not more than 750kg. Applicants must have held Class D license for a period of not less than three years.

C2 –  Licenses to drive public service vehicles with seating of four but less than fifteen Passengers. Vehicles in this category may be combined with a trailer having maximum authorized mass of not more than 750kg. Applicants must have held Class D license for a period of not less than three years.

C3 –  Licenses to drive public services vehicles with a seating capacity of four or less passengers inclusive the driver. Vehicles in this category may be combined with a trailer having a maximum authorized mass of not more than 750kg. Applicants must have held a Class D license for not less than three years.

Commercial Light Duty Vehicles

 D –  License to drive all types of vehicles except motor cycles, heavy duty and public service vehicles.

     Commercial Heavy Duty Vehicles 

E -     License to drive all types of vehicles except motor cycles and public serves vehicles. Applicants must have held Class D License for not less than three years.

            Track Laying Vehicles

F    License to drive truck laying vehicles steered by their trucks.

            Farm/ Mine Vehicles

G    License to drive farm or mine vehicles.

            Learners

         H –   Provisional license for learn