Dangerous Goods Driver's Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to drive a road vehicle that is carrying quantities of dangerous goods that:

  • exceed 500 litres or kilograms for a container
  • exceed 3000 litres for a single Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) or total capacity of IBCs, not filled or emptied on the vehicle
  • are a risk category 3 load for Class 1 goods (explosives).

Dangerous goods are outlined in the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code). Dangerous goods include flammable liquids and solids, substances liable to spontaneous combustion, and toxic substances.

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:

  • satisfy the medical criteria
  • hold a driver licence of an appropriate class to drive your vehicle
  • have successfully completed a recognised driver training course
  • have evidence of a good driving record in the five years before you apply.


Up to five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

Other resources

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 Tasmania

Approval time

10 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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