Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to pilot the movement of heavy vehicles on public roads in Western Australia. Heavy vehicles requiring pilotage include over size and/or over mass vehicles.


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:

  • hold a current non-probationary C class driver's licence
  • pass an Assessment of Fitness to Drive for Commercial Drivers examination
  • pass a Western Australian Heavy Vehicle Pilot training course from a registered training provider.



Up to three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $205.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $205.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Western Australia

Application process


In addition to your completed application you must submit:

  • your statement of attainment issued to you by your registered training provider (in the case of renewals, you must instead submit a certificate of attendance)
  • a medical assessment of fitness to drive for commercial drivers form filled out by your medical practitioner
  • any other information requested by the Authority
  • the prescribed fee.

Approval time

Please allow 30 working days for new applications and 10 working days for renewal applications.

Administering agency

Main Roads Western Australia

Heavy Vehicle Services

Contact details

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