Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - South Australia


You may need this licence if you intend to transport by vehicle dangerous goods in a receptacle with either:

  • a capacity of more than 500 litres
  • a capacity of more than 500 kilograms.

If dangerous goods are being transported by a combination vehicle, each unit requires a licence if transporting a licensable amount.

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 ensure your vehicle is:

  • compliant with the ADG code
  • roadworthy.

Those who intend to transport liquid or gaseous dangerous goods in a tank on their vehicle must meet additional requirements:

  • the tank must be an approved tank
  • the vehicle complies with chapters 4.4 and 6.9 of the ADG code.


Up to three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Dangerous goods vehicle licence application:

  • one year - $174.00
  • two years - $351.00
  • three years - $525.00.

Fees for 2022-23

General Application All $28.75

Replacement licence. Fees for 2022-23

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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