Driver Licence - SA - South Australia


You will need this licence to drive a vehicle in South Australia. 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 two years.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $48.00

Issue or renewal. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $24.00 Issue or renewal - concession. Fees for 2021-22.
Apply Licence All - You may need to pay other fees. Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Transport SA

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

South Australia
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1533
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 10 84