Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to use a road tank vehicle to transport dangerous goods.

A road tank vehicle is a vehicle where the tank forms an integral part of the vehicle. An extensive list of what products constitute dangerous goods can be obtained from the Agency, but broadly include gases, liquids and other substances that are flammable, explosive, toxic or radioactive.

You do not require this licence if the tank on your vehicle is removable and has been bolted on to or otherwise attached to your vehicle instead of structurally comprising part of your 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.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be the registered owner of the vehicle
  • provide evidence that the vehicle is roadworthy
  • obtain the relevant public liability insurance
  • ensure that your vehicle and its operation comply with the current Australian Dangerous Goods Code and the relevant regulations
  • provide evidence that the vehicle is licensed / registered
  • submit the required application form
  • pay the relevant fee.

Further security requirements apply if you intend to transport security risk substances such as ammonium nitrate. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $670.00
Renew Renewal All $670.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Departmental Submissions Portal (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Schedule of Fees and Charges (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Road and Rail Transport of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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

Dangerous Goods Licensing

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: 100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia, 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8001
Email: cso@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Dangerous Goods (Opens in new window)