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How to Apply Punjab Driving License

A learner’s license is the first step to getting a regular driver’s license. The process of applying for a learner’s license in Punjab has been made very easy by the DLIMS (Driver’s License Information Management System) platform. DLIMS Punjab allows applicants to apply for learner license online and get learner license within minutes. This article will guide you through the process of getting Learner’s License through DLIMS in Punjab, including required documents, age limit and other necessary information.

By following the steps outlined in this article, you can successfully apply for your learner’s license and take the first step towards becoming a confident and responsible driver.

Eligibility Criteria for Punjab Driving Learner License

Eligibility criteria to obtain Learner’s License through DLIMS in Punjab, Pakistan are:


  • Motorcycles/Motor Cars: Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs): Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Heavy Motor Vehicles (HMVs): Minimum 23 years of age.


  • Original and photocopy of your CNIC.
  • Passport size photograph.
  • Medical certificate (required for applicants above 50 years of age or persons with disabilities).

Additional Terms:

  • You must be mentally and physically fit to drive.
  • You must not have a suspended or revoked driving license.
  • You should not have any criminal record related to traffic violations.

Note: These are general eligibility criteria. There may be additional requirements for certain vehicle categories or conditions. It is best to check the DLIMS website or regional driving license issuing center for the latest information.

Steps to Apply for Learner License through DLIMS Punjab Portal

In this guide I will explain practically every step of applying for a learner’s license. Before writing these steps I have personally applied for a learner license online and completed virtually every single step involved in a learner license. Now I will explain all these steps. I hope this personal experience of mine will help you to get Punjab Learner License without any confusion.

Step 1: Create an account on the DLIMS website:

The first step to apply for learner license in Punjab is to create your account at www.dlims.punjab.gov.pk. You can apply and create account directly from our website www.dlims.net.pk as we have integrated dlims api in our website.
To create account only yellow button “Apply for Learner License” is available on home page of Dlims website as given in below snapshot.

  • After clicking this button you will be redirected to the login page where you have to click on the register button to create your account on the DLIMS website as shown in the image below.

  • Now create an account by clicking on the option “Create Account”.
  • After clicking on create account you will be redirected to the signup page “https://dlims.punjab.gov.pk/register”. Fill the registration form by providing the following details correctly.
  • CNIC
    Spell your full name as per your matric certificate.
  • E-mail
  • Password
  • Captcha code

Step 2: Login to your DLIMS Punjab account.

After successfully creating an account on DLIMS the next step is to login your account by entering the following details in the login box.

  • The email used for the DLIMS account
  • Password
  • Captcha code

Step 3: Select the Learner License option.

  • Once logged in you will see “License” option at the top as shown in the image provided. If you want to get permanent driving license then you can choose regular license option.
  • Click on License Option and then select “Learner License Option”.
  • You will then select either the “Apply” or “Renew” option.
  • Click on Apply Now and your Learner Online Application Form will open in front of you.

Step 4: Fill the Punjab Learner License Online Application Form.

Now to successfully apply for Punjab learner license you have to fill learner license application form as mentioned below and also show through provided screenshots.

In the first step you have to fill the “Citizen profile” option application form by providing all your personal details.

  • CNIC
  • Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Height
  • Blood group
  • Vehicle Type
  • Permanent and current
  • address
  • Upload a passport size
  • photograph.
  • Upload CNIC front and back image.

Once you provide all the above information and upload your CNIC and passport size photograph, click on the “Submit” button.

Once you click the submit button, your application will be submitted.

Note: Select your vehicle type carefully as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 5: Submit your learner license application fee.

  • Once you click on submit application, your application will be submitted and you will be directed to the license application list as shown in the screenshot provided.
  • Verify all your information before submitting the fee.
  • Copy the PSID number from your license application list to submit your Punjab learner license fee.
  • You can pay for Learner License through Easy Paisa JazCash, 1 Link ATM, Bank IBFT.
  • Just enter the PSID number in the payment option and your Dilmes Learner license fee will be submitted.

Step 6: Print your learner driving license.

  • Once you have paid your license fee, simply refresh the Dullums website login to your account and go to “Request List”.
  • Simply click on the “Print” option and your Digital Learner License will be downloaded.
  • Print this learner license and you can use it anywhere in Pakistan during your travels.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility criteria to apply for Learner’s License in Punjab?

  • You must be at least 18 years old for motorcycles and 20 years old for cars and other vehicles.
  • You must have a valid CNIC.
  • You must be medically fit to drive (a medical certificate may be required for applicants over 50 or disabled).

What documents do I need for my learner’s license application?

  • Scanned copies of your CNIC (front and back)
  • Passport size photograph
  • Medical Certificate (if applicable)

How much does it cost to apply for a learner’s licence?

Fees vary depending on the type of vehicle you choose. Motorcycle/Car/TR.AGRI fee is Rs.500.

Note: You have to pay a separate fee for each vehicle category for which you want to get a license. So, if you want to drive both a bike and a car, you have to pay Rs. 500 each, for a total of Rs. 1,000

How long does it take to get my learner’s license?

Once you submit your application and pay the fee, you can download your digital learner license in minutes.

Do I need to take a driving test to get a learner’s licence?

No, you do not need to take a driving test for a learner’s licence. However, you must pass the driving test to get your full driving license after 42 days of holding the learner’s permit.

Can I use my learner license to drive anywhere in Pakistan?

Yes, your learner license is valid all over Pakistan.

What if I lose my learner’s license?

You can report your lost license online or at any driving license issuing center, and a duplicate will be issued for a small fee.

Alternatively you can get your duplicate license from Dulams Punjab by paying duplicate license fee.

Can I renew my learner’s license when it expires?

Yes, you can renew your learner’s license within six months of the expiry date by following the same process through the Dulms portal.

What are some important things to remember when driving with a learner’s license?

  • Always display your learner’s license prominently in your vehicle.
  • Drive only during daylight hours unless accompanied by a licensed driver.
  • Do not carry more than one passenger unless accompanied by a licensed driver.
  • Obey all traffic rules and regulations.
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