Accreditation of Driving Instructors - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this accreditation if you intend to offer driving lessons. Accredited Driving Instructors offer training services to people that want to learn to drive a vehicle in preparation for a vehicle licence test.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • hold a current full Australian car licence or a full licence of a class higher than a car licence
  • have sufficient driving ability and knowledge of safe driving practices and road law
  • be medically fit and a suitable person to provide driving instruction
  • hold no prior convictions against your name within the last five years for a disqualifying offence
  • have successfully completed a Certificate IV in Driving Instruction
  • hold public liability insurance that insures you against liability for at least $5 million in relation to the death, or bodily injury caused from the use of a motor vehicle for providing driving instruction
  • ensure the vehicle you intend to provide training in is fitted with dual controls that have been inspected and approved by the Agency
  • hold a current working with vulnerable people registration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $86.90

1 year

Apply Application All $434.50 5 years

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Act 1999 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Regulation 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


Please submit your application with accompanying documentation directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Road Transport Authority

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 13 22 81
Website: Access Canberra - Transport (Opens in new window)