Dangerous goods driver licence - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to drive a vehicle transporting dangerous goods by road in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres or more than 500 kilograms.

To use a specific vehicle to transport dangerous goods by road in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres or 500 kilograms, you must also hold a current 'Dangerous goods vehicle licence'.

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 a Queensland resident
  • hold a current Queensland open driver licence (or current Queensland probationary or restricted licence where you previously have held an open driver licence)
  • have a medical certificate for motor vehicle drivers issued no later than six months before you apply
  • have completed an approved dangerous goods driver training course no later than six months before you apply
  • have an acceptable criminal history and traffic history.

Duration

Three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $60.90

Fees for 2022-23

Application process

Apply

You can obtain this licence online or by completing the approved form 'Dangerous goods driver licence application' (F4486), paying the prescribed fee and submitting it, with other documents listed below, to a transport and motoring service centre or lodge it online.

The following documents must also be submitted with the application:

  • Current Queensland open driver licence (or current Queensland Probationary or restricted driver licence where the licence holder has previously held an open driver licence).
  • Medical certificate for motor vehicle driver or Truck Safe medical, issued within the six months prior to the date of application.
  • Training certificate issued by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), advising that you have successfully completed the Dangerous goods driver licence course (you must have completed this course within 6 months prior to the date of application).

A national criminal and traffic history check is performed on each applicant.

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Transport Regulation Branch

Contact details

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