Dangerous Goods Driver's Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to transport more than 500 litres or 500 kilograms of dangerous goods in a road vehicle (e.g. on a trailer, rigid vehicle, B-double trailer or a road-train trailer).

Dangerous goods are substances or articles that present an immediate hazard to people, property or the environment. This includes explosives, gases, flammable liquids and radioactive substances.

This licence is not required for the transport of up to 3000 litres of dangerous goods in intermediate bulk containers (IBC) if the IBCs are not filled or emptied while on the vehicle.

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 licence, you must:

  • complete the required training provided by an appropriate registered training organisation (RTO)
  • be certified as medically fit by a general practitioner
  • have a satisfactory driving history
  • provide identification (passport-sized photographs and a copy of your vehicle driver licence)
  • complete and sign the application form
  • obtain the RTO's certification on the application form
  • submit the application form within 6 months of undertaking the training or the medical assessment.

Please be aware that the driving history and medical fitness requirements are listed on the licence application form.



Up to 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $59.00

Please be aware that a credit card payment fee will apply. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $59.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

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