Ancillary Certificate in Driving Instruction - Tasmania


You will need this certificate if you intend to be paid to teach a person to drive. You cannot be paid for your services unless you hold this certificate. The certificate will appear as a condition on the back of your Australian drivers licence.

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 certificate you must:

  • be at least 21 years of age
  • hold a current Australian driver licence for the class of vehicle in which you want to instruct
  • have successfully completed an approved training course, if you intend to instruct in cars
  • have held an Australian driver licence (other than a learner or provisional) for at least 3 years, and held it for at least one year immediately prior to the date of application
  • be medically fit and of suitable character
  • obtain a National History Criminal Check from Tasmania Police
  • hold appropriate current professional indemnity insurance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $49.50

Fees for 2021-22

General Miscellaneous All $82.50

Practical test. Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $49.50

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Act(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Application process


You must lodge a completed application form along with the following:

  • the results of a National Criminal History Check (available from your local police station)
  • a medical assessment form that has been completed by your usual medical practitioner
  • two recent passport-sized photographs of yourself
  • if applying as a car driving instructor, evidence that you have completed or started an approved training course.

Administering agency

Department of State Growth


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:



Department of State Growth

Operating address: 4 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Website: Transport (Opens in new window)