Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to use a road tank vehicle to transport dangerous goods. A road tank vehicle is a vehicle where the tank forms an integral part of the vehicle. An extensive list of what products constitute dangerous goods can be obtained from the Agency, but broadly include gases, liquids and other substances that are flammable, explosive, toxic or radioactive.

You do not require this licence if the tank on your vehicle is removable and has been bolted on to or otherwise attached to your vehicle instead of structurally comprising part of your vehicle. 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 the registered owner of the vehicle;
  • Provide evidence that the vehicle is roadworthy;
  • Obtain the relevant public liability insurance;
  • Ensure that your vehicle and its operation comply with the current Australian Dangerous Goods Code and the relevant regulations;
  • Provide evidence that the vehicle is licensed / registered;
  • Submit the required application form; and
  • Pay the relevant fee.

Further security requirements apply if you intend to transport security risk substances such as ammonium nitrate. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

5 years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyLicence$660.00
Renewal$660.00

Administering agency

Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Road and Rail Transport of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Licensing Enquiries, Dangerous Goods
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety


Operating address:
Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 93588001

Fax:

08 93588000
cso@dmp.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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