Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - South Australia


A vehicle and a driver is required to be licensed to transport dangerous goods when the vehicle is used to transport:

  • dangerous goods in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres; or
  • more than 500 kilograms of dangerous goods in a receptacle.

Each unit of a combination vehicle, if transporting a licensable amount, requires a license.

Service type


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


1 year.


As per application form.

Cheque, money order, credit card (not Diners club), cash.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Substances Act 1979 SA

Additional information

Excludes prime movers.

This licence is required for the transport of dangerous goods in bulk, ie. single containers weighing over 500 kilos for solids, 500 litres for liquids or 500 litres for compressed gases.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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

Snr Administration Officer

Operating address: Level 4, 33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1300365255
Phone: 0883030400
Fax: 0882049200
Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)