Permit to use vehicles that are in good conditions. To provide good management about vehicles. Regulate passenger transport services and goods carriage services by motor vehicles on the western province road systems.
To provide for the licensing of motor vehicles regulation of passenger carriage services and transport of good by motor vehicles within the Western Province
Functions & Duties
Issue of revenue licenses for motor vehicles within the province.
Co-ordinating with Divisional Secretary offices and providing subsidiary services.
Maintaining information relating to the issue of licenses.
Promoting the function of issuing licenses to be more formal and efficient.
Functions relating to the regulation of passenger carriage services and transport of goods within the province.
General administration, financial control and establishment services of the Department
Other Duties of Motor Traffic Commissioner’s office
Execution of Regulation according to Statues and Procedures for making Regulations.
Issuance of Orders and Instructions under the Statute.
Issuing of Motor Vehicle Revenue License within Colombo city limits.
Provide Motor Vehicle License and other necessary documents to the Divisional Secretariat offices.
Collection of income from revenue licenses and inspecting duties in Divisional Secretariat offices.
Issuing fitness certificates for commercial vehicles and registering suitable garages by giving necessary instructions.
Issuing Conductor License for Motor Coaches.
Collection of income under the Motor Traffic Statute.
Execute and implement suggestions of the Transport Instruction Committee.
Department of Motor Traffic – WP