Driver Licence - VIC - Victoria


You will require this licence if you intend to drive a motor vehicle in Victoria. A full driver's licence is granted through various stages of competency known as learner and provisional licences. A motor vehicle includes a car, motorcycle, boat or marine vessel.

There are various classes of licence available, including:

  • car
  • motorcycle
  • marine
  • tractor
  • light rigid
  • medium rigid
  • heavy rigid
  • heavy combination
  • multi combination.

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 a driver's licence you must:

  • meet the minimum age requirements
  • be physically fit to drive
  • pass all the practical and theoretical examinations
  • pay the prescribed fees
  • submit a properly completed application form.

If you already have a driver's licence from another jurisdiction or country and are moving to Victoria you will need to obtain a Victorian Driver's Licence.

There may be different requirements depending on whether you have an interstate licence or an overseas licence.


Three to ten years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary, depending on the class and length of licence duration. Please consult the responsible agency for further information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Drivers) Regulations 2019 Victoria

Application process


You will need to lodge your application directly with the Agency, take a theoretical or practical test, and submit the prescribed fees. You will also need to provide adequate identification (see attached checklist).

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Planning


Contact details

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

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