Can I Renew My Licence At Pick n Pay?

Long before there was no other way of renewing vehicle license discs, the only option available was at traffic departments with limited staff. That means a slow process.

Then comes Pick n Pay, the second-largest supermarket chain and one of the retailers with the authority to renew vehicle license discs. Through innovation and addressing the problems, South Africans can now renew their license online and don’t have to drive into the traffic departments, wait in long queues, and come back home at the end of the day all exhausted. Pick n pay saves energy and travel costs, and most of all, it makes your life much easier.

How To Renew Your Licence At Pick n Pay

To renew your license at Pick n Pay, you’ll have to sign up for a motor vehicle license (MVL1) form to register your information as a car owner. After such a process, all you need to do is wait for the notification stating the amount you will pay for license renewal. Then, wait for its delivery. The address will be the one you provided within 48 hours.

Documents Needed To Renew Your Licence At Pick n Pay

  1. For a smooth license renewal transaction, make sure you have the following documents prepared:
  2. A copy of your identification document.
  3. A previously used license disc
  4. A valid driver's license for the registered owner
  5. Notice of renewal of a driver's license (MVL2)
  6. If you did not receive a motor vehicle license renewal notice, fill out form ALV (Application for Licensing of Motor Vehicles).
  7. Proof of residential address, which could be a utility account or a utility bill. If the utility bill is not in the name of the automobile owner, an affidavit from the utility bill's owner stating that the car owner genuinely resides at the address provided will be required.
  8. If you live in an informal settlement, an official letter stamped by the ward councilor certifying your residence address will be required.

If the car is registered under a company or organization, you will need to bring these documents along:

  1. The company's certificate of incorporation
  2. Confirmation letter from the employer or organization that you are their representative
  3. A proxy's identity paper
  4. Pay the licensing fee specified in the notice.

Selected Pick n Pay Store To Renew Your Licence

Note that not all Pick n Pay stores offer licensing renewal services. However, you can check these available stores that offer such a service across the country:

  • PNP Boskruin
  • PNP Craighall
  • PNP Elspark
  • PNP Epsoms
  • PNP Epsoms Downs
  • PNP Ferndale
  • PNP Honey Junction
  • PNP Megalieskruin
  • PNP Northcliff
  • PNP Wilropark
  • PNP on Nicol
  • PNP Waterkloof Ridge etc.

Aside from these Pick n Pay sites, there are also other retail outlets providing license renewal services, such as Big Save Motor, 4U Trailer Enterprise, Postlink, Safari Outdoor, and many more.


Yes, you can renew your car license with Pick n Pay in just a few simple steps, even in the comfort of your home. It is specifically designed for convenience, saving time for other days’ work, and avoiding long queues. That is why Pick n Pay is one of the most favored retail outlets in South Africa.