Dangerous Goods Driver Licence - Northern Territory


A Dangerous Goods Driver Licence is required if you are intending to drive a vehicle carrying bulk dangerous goods with the capacity of more than 500L or 500kg goods in a single receptacle.
Class 1 - Explosive
Class 2-9 (excluding class 1 and 7) with optional Class 5 Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate (SSAN)

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Class 1 - Explosives
Aged over 21 years.
Held driver licence for 12 months and performed 50 hours under direct supervision of a class 1 licence holder.
A letter from the employer outlining in-house training and experience.
Criminal history finger print check

Class 2-9
Evidence of competency training in ???Preparation to transport dangerous goods by road??? not more than 6 months before the day application is made.
Medical assessment of Fitness to Drive issued by a registered medical practitioner.
5 years driver history.
Criminal History Check if transporting Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate (SSAN)
A letter from the employer stating requirement to carry.


5 years.


Application for grant $60
Application for renewal $60

Act(s) name

Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2010 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2010 Northern Territory

Additional information

Application forms are to be lodged at a Territory Business Centre

Administering agency

NT WorkSafe

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:

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Operating address: Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800193111
Phone: 0889821700
Fax: 0889821725
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
Website: http://www.nt.gov.au/business (Opens in new window)