Motorcycle Licence.

11:39 AM 8/24/2021

Sri Lanka Motorcycle Licence.

Sri Lanka motorcycle licence can be obtained by men and women, if they pass the practical and written examination, if they meet the eligibility age 18.
Eligible Foreigners too can obtain this Motorbike license as a temporary one in Sri Lanka.
There are two classes available for the Motorcycle riders as under 100cc and over 100cc. A1 is under 100cc. A is good for any cc motorcycle.
Sri Lanka Motorcycle License is marked with expiry date. It should be renewed before its expiration date.
Due to COVID-19 there is special announcement for those who seek to renew their licenses.
But the motorcycle Revenue License should be renewed in time, otherwise there will be a penalty will apply.

Notice: Due to Corona Virus Spreading in the country, issuing of new license and renewal of existing License are closed by the motor traffic department. Refer to their instructions that are issued by them in the Newspapers. Also Medical examination facilities too are closed. Most of the driving licenses are extended with their validity. Before to visit these offices make sure they are open and are functioning normally.

Sri Lanka Licence

  • It is possible to register and sit for the written test if 17 years of age has been completed.
  • In the event of passing the written test, a temporary learners’ permit will be issued to the applicant with up to a maximum of 18 months validity.
  • During this period they are allowed to ride the recommended class motorcycle with "L" board on the front and rear.
  • Holder of such permit can practice driving on the street with correct size "l" boards on the front and rear of the motorbike.
  • One should complete 18 years of age to face the practical test and a minimum of 3 months should have passed after obtaining the learners’ permit.
  • It is compulsory to face the medical and practical test and pass it.
  • Aptitude Medical Certificate obtained from the National Transport Medical Institution within a period not exceeding 6 months. 800/-

Renewal of Motorcycle License.

  • Sri Lanka motorcycle driver license used to expire after 10 years from the date of issue. Charge Rs 1700/-
  • To change details such as Miss to Mrs Rs 300/- should be paid.
  • It should be renewed before the expiration date. If you try to renew an expired motorcycle license a fine Rs 250/- will apply.
  • Renewal should be done at the nearest Divisional Motor Traffic Department.
  • Must provide Aptitude Medical Certificate obtained from the National Transport Medical Institution within a period not exceeding 6 months.
  • It can be renewed on the same day (Special service charge will apply) or will be sent by postal mail.
  • Once you hand over the old license a temporary paper driving license will be issued.

    Motorcycle Third Party Insurance.

    In Sri Lanka all the Motorcycles and Scooters and other vehicles must have Third Party Insurance Certificate.
    It must be valid for the current year.
    You will not be issued with revenue License, If you don't have valid Third Party Insurance.
    It is against the law to ride a motorcycle or Scooter without this Third Party insurance.

    Motorcycle, Scooter, Car and other vehicle Third Party Insurance Certificates.
    Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Bambalapitiya Branch.
    22, Duplication Road (Corner of Lories Lane)
    (Shifted from 316, Galle Road, Bambalapitiya.)
    Bambalapitiya, Colombo -4
    Sri Lanka.
    See SLIC, Bambalapitiya office image.

Department of Motor Traffic. Read more.(https://www.motortraffic.gov.lk/)
Getting a motorcycle, moped or motor tricycle License in UK. Read More.
Australia Learner-approved motorcycles.

Learners with less than 12 months experience (R-Date license holders) are not permitted to ride high-powered motorbikes capable of unnecessarily high performance and speed.
The changes to the R-Date class of license, the Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS), were introduced into South Australian law in November 2005 to reduce the incidence of road crashes involving motor cycles that result in death and serious injury. The power-to-weight ratio of a motorbike is the ratio of the maximum net power output of the engine to the motorbike's weight. This ratio determines the acceleration - the higher the ratio the faster the motorbike can accelerate.

South Australia has adopted a national list of approved motorcycles suitable for R-Date license holders, allowing R-Date riders to travel to other states that also have a LAMS.
Most models of motorcycles in the category 0-260cc and all motor cycles built after December 1960 with an engine capacity not exceeding 660cc are approved under the scheme, please see the approved list for details.
All motorcycles with electric powered engines are approved.
List of approved motorcycles that can be ridden by holders of an R-Date learner's permit or R-Date license.
n order to meet the definition of a Learner Approved Motorcycle, the motorcycle must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a motorcycle on the approved list of motorcycles by notice in the Government Gazette;
  • Have a power-to-weight ratio of 150 kilowatts per ton or less
  • Have an engine capacity of 660cc or less
  • To be standard model and variant as specified on the approved list
  • Should not be modified in any way to increases its power-to-weight ratio.

USA Motorcycle Driving License. | Foreigners Driving in the U.S.A |
Canada Motorcycle Driving License
UK Motorcycle Driving License.

Read more.

Source: sa.gov.au

Super Motorcycles

You can read about the motorcycles that are called as popular, super, top 10 and dream motorcycles in the riders' world. It can be a cross country machine, cruise, speed star, highway rider or GP model. Read More

Motorcycle Shows

Here you can find the local and International motorcycle show and motorcycle related events information. These shows make links between Motorcycle enthusiasts, manufactures, dealers and media people. Read More

Top Selling Motorcycles

Top Selling Motorcycles in Asia region are here. This list didn't count on the Indian made machines although India got many special bikes. We will look at them in another sector.