Mission Statement

The Department’s mission is to provide safe, efficient, effective, reliable and market driven passenger and freight operations that best meet the needs of the customers and are in support of government strategies for economic and social development’.


Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing responsible for motor vehicle testing for vehicle roadworthiness certificate in case of change of ownership of vehicles and vehicle fitness certificate for public service vehicles which is done every six months.

Road Transportation Board Secretarial Services for the administration and regulation of the road             transport industry through the permit issuance system.

Enforcement of Legislations on Road Transportation, Road Traffic and Road Safety Acts. Consists of the inspectorate division which is responsible for the enforcement of the Road Transportation Act and the Road Traffic Act.......read more

Learner driver testing and licensing responsible for the testing and licensing of learner drivers.

Road Safety for all Road Users classified as Drivers, Passengers and Pedestrians by focusing mostly on the road infrastructure and the dynamics that involve vehicular traffic......... read more


  • To administer the Road Transportation Act No:5 of 2007 and Road Traffic Acts
  • To regulate the transportation industry through a permit system
  • To examine learner drivers for the issuance of driving licences
  • To promote road safety
  • To examine and test vehicles for road worthiness
  • To compile road transport related statistics

Guiding Legislation

  • Road Traffic Act of 2007.
  • Road Transportation Act of 2007.
  • Road Safety Act of 1983.


Director (RTD): Mr Mduduzi Lukhele
Physical Address: Ministry of Public Works & Transport Head Quaters Building  Opposite Mbabane Government Hospital
Postal Address: P.O. Box 3642
Telephone Number: (268) 2409 9154
FAX Number: (268) 2404 6828
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