Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to pilot a heavy vehicle in Western Australia. You will facilitate the safe and efficient movement of heavy vehicles on public roads. Heavy vehicles are vehicles with a gross vehicle mass greater than 4.5 tonnes.

You may also be authorised to pilot oversize and / or over-mass loads on public roads.

Service type

Licence

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.

Prerequisites

Duration

Up to three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $205.00

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $205.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Western Australia

Application process

Apply

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer

Heavy Vehicle Services

Main Roads Western Australia

Western Australia
Operating address: 525 Great Eastern Highway
Redcliffe, Western Australia 6104
Mailing address: PO BOX 374
Welshpool DC, Western Australia 6986
Phone: 13 84 86
Fax: 08 9475 8455
Email: hvs@mainroads.wa.gov.au