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Licence Information

From this page you will be able to access information and guidelines on different types of licences, how to get a licence, what to do if you have lost your licence, any information you may need to provide when applying for a licence including any fees that may occur.

Driving in Tasmania
When is a licence required , Licence classes, Conditions, Compulsory carriage of a driver licence

Renewing, replacing or updating your licence
Renewing , Lost licence, Replacing , Change of name or address , Getting a licence when out of the state , Tick Photokit checklist, (PDF)

Getting a car Licence

Non-novice Learner (held a full car licence previously)
Car learner licence , Progressing to a full licence

Novice (If you've never held a full drivers licence)
Step by step process outlined for obtaining a Novice car licence , Car learner licence , Provisional P1 licence , Provisional P2 licence

Full licence

Getting a motorcycle licence

Non-novice (held a full motorcycle licence previously)
Motorcycle learner licence , Progressing to a full licence

Novice - (You're a novice rider if you've never held a full motorcycle licence)
Step by step process outlined for obtaining a Novice motorcycle licence Learner ,  Provisional P1 licence , Provisional P2 licence , Full motorcycle licence 

Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMs Approved)
Fact sheet , List of approved motorcycles

Getting a heavy vehicle licence
Check the requirements to progress to a different Class of licence , Learner licence , Full licence

Ancillary certificate
Public passenger vehicle licence , Driving instructor

Wheelchair Licence
Operating wheelchairs

Knowledge tests and  on road assessments
About your driving assessment ,  A guide to driving assessments , Driver competency standards , Supervisory driver , External service providers , Pre learner Motorcycle training course , Pre-provisional motorcycle training course , Alternate operator skill test ,

Medical conditions and driving
Fitness to drive standards

Demerits and Offences
Demerit point offences , Court disqualifications , MPES suspensions , Period of good behaviour , Probationary licenceRestricted licence , Surrendering your licence , Getting your licence back , Most common traffic infringement offences

Older Drivers
Requirements for drivers aged 65 and over

Driving machinery, Forklifts and wheelchairs, Tractor exemption , HV exemption , Seatbelt exemption , Helmet exemptions , Learner exemption28-day exemption

Licence Conditions
Conditions , Automatic licence

Licence fees , Other feesConcessions and rebates

Assistance and services available
Interpreter , Hearing impaired , Search of records , ID Scanning - Your privacy rights

Tasmanian Road Rules , Novice driver logbook L1 , Novice driver handbook L2 , Supervisory drivers' handbook , A guide to your driving assessments , Tasmanian heavy vehicle drivers' handbook , Tasmanian motorcycle riders handbook , Tasmanian older drivers' handbook

Licensing forms 

New to Tasmania
Transferring an Interstate Licence , a New Zealand licence or an overseas licence

International Driving Permits (IDP) are issued by the RACT (03) 6232 6300

Practice the driver knowledge test (DKTS) on line before attending a Service Tasmania Shop

Novice drivers - All the information required to obtain your driver's licence for the first time
Evidence of Identity
Road Safety - Road Rules
List of Service Tasmania shop locations
Can I have a decision regarding my licence reviewed?