Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - Tasmania


Your vehicle will require this licence if you are transporting dangerous goods that:

  • exceeds 500 litres or kilograms for a container
  • exceeds 3000 litres for an intermediate bulk container
  • are a Risk Category 3 load for Class 1 (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.

Drivers must have a Dangerous Goods Drivers Licence in order to drive a licensed vehicle.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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


You do not need this license if your vehicle is:

  • a prime mover
  • a converter dolly.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide the registration number, make and type of the road vehicle
  • ensure your are compliant with the ADG and the Australian Explosives Codes
  • ensure your vehicle is roadworthy
  • submit the application
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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



Up to 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $162.00
Renew Renewal All $162.00
Transfer Transfer All $162.00

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Application process


Please lodge your form and the accompanying documents directly to the Agency. You will need to include a completed application form, the prescribed fee, and the tank design approval number, including current testing and inspection documentation.

Administering agency

WorkSafe Tasmania

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:


Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)