Driving Instructor Authority - Victoria


You will require this authorisation if you intend to teach unlicensed people to drive motor vehicles for financial gain or in the course of any trade or business. It does not authorise you to teach people to drive a motorcycle, a vehicle with a gross mass of more than 4.5 tonnes, or a vehicle with a seating capacity of more than twelve adults including the driver.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must:

  • complete the required application form
  • hold a full (non-probationary) current motor car driver licence
  • submit an informed consent form
  • have successfully completed a Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Driving Instruction) (TL141207)
  • pass a medical examination and eyesight test
  • demonstrate that you are a fit and proper person in accordance with criminal and/or driving criteria. Criminal offences and serious or frequent driving offences may exclude an applicant from being a Driving Instructor Authority holde
  • pay all required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


This authorisation is valid for 3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $167.30

Fees for 2017.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $501.80 Fees for 2017.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Taxi Services Commission

Contact details

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

Operating address: 1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: PO BOX 1716
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1800 638 802
Phone: 03 8683 0768
Fax: 03 8683 0717
Email: contact@taxi.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.taxi.vic.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)