Driver Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to drive a motor vehicle. There are eight different classifications of this licence:

  • car
  • light rigid
  • medium rigid
  • heavy rigid
  • heavy combination
  • multi combination
  • motorcycle or trike with an engine capacity up to 660 ml and a power-to-weight ratio not exceeding 150 kw/tonne
  • motorcycle.

To obtain your first driver's licence, you must get a learner's permit. You will need to complete the minimum number of supervised driving hours, and pass a driving test before you can move from a learner's permit to a driver's licence.

Your licence will be issued as a provisional licence if you are a novice driver or are under 18 years old. You will be considered a novice driver unless you have held a driver licence for at least 2 years.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Transport SA

Contact details

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