Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to transport dangerous goods that:

  • exceed 500 litres or kilograms for a container
  • exceed 3000 litres for an 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 defined 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 ensure 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 five years


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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 Tasmania

Approval time

15 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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