Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - South Australia


You may need this licence if you intend to transport dangerous goods by vehicle 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, you must ensure that 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 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Application fees:

  • 1 year - $182.00
  • 2 years - $368.00
  • 3 years - $550.00.

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $30.25

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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