Driving Instructor's Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to instruct any learner driver for reward or other payment. Your licence will authorise you to act as an instructor for one or more classes of vehicles.

Where you have made an application, and it is yet to be assessed, or you do not meet all or any of the requirements, you may request a temporary permit. A permit may authorise you to act as a driving instructor for up to 6 months.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Be considered to be a person of good character and a fit and proper person;
  • Have a National Police Check;
  • Be competent to teach people to drive motor vehicles;
  • Have held the relevant class of driver's licence for 3 years; and
  • Pass any tests and courses required by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements

Prerequisites

Duration

Annual.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$93.00
Licence$5.30

Issue of an instructor's licence.

Licence$5.10Issue of an instructor's permit.
GeneralExamination$161.80

Test by the Director General.

Application

Apply

You must lodge your application, then complete a practical test, and then if succesful pay the fee. You will then be issued the licence.


Administering agency

Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Drivers Instructors Act 1963 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Drivers Instructors Regulations 1964 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Vehicle Licensing
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Operating address:
Tassels Place
Innaloo
Western Australia 6018

Phone:

13 11 56

Fax:

08 6551 6001

Supporting information

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