(You must live in NSW to be issued with a NSW Licence)
- Car, tractor, implement, light rigid vehicle and medium rigid vehicle.
National Heavy Vehicle - Vehicles with 3 or more axles and more than 8 tonnes gross vehicle mass.
Motorcycle Rider Licence
Proof of Identity (To be produced each time you attend a registry or a service centre.)
To get a New South Wales licence you must prove your identity. You can use your current Roads and Maritime Services issued NSW photo driver licence or NSW Photo Card or one which expired within the last two years. If you do not have this you must use one document from each of the lists below. Your name should be the same on both documents. Your gender should be the same on both documents, if gender is shown. A copy of the brochure
'How to prove who you are' is available from your nearest registry or a service centre.
NOTE: All documents from list 1 and 2 must be originals (photocopies are not acceptable) and at least one of them must show your signature. If you do not have a document showing your signature you must complete question 20 on this form. Your photo will be stored on Roads and Maritime database.
An Australian full birth certificate showing parental details issued by the NSW
Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Note: Commemorative certificates are not acceptable (except for 1987 and 1988 NSW Historic Birth
An overseas birth certificate showing parental details provided a passport or an official Australian travel document is also shown.
A current Australian passport or one that expired within the last two years.
Validation with Australian Passport Office may be required for passports issued within the last 2 years.
The following travel documents issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: a current Certificate of Identity a current Document of Identity a current Titre de Voyage (must be accompanied by a visa)
A current overseas passport.
An Australian naturalisation or citizenship document issued by the
Department of Immigration and Citizenship or the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
The following documents issued by the Department of Immigration and
Citizenship or Department of Immigration and Border Protection: a Visa Evidence Card (must be accompanied by a current visa) a Document for Travel to Australia (up to 5 years from the date of issue on the accompanying visa) a Certificate of Evidence of Residence Status
Evidence of Immigration Status (EIS) ImmiCard (current or expired)
Permanent Residence Evidence (PRE) ImmiCard
Residence determination (RDI) ImmiCard
A Roads and Maritime-issued NSW photo driver licence or NSW Photo Card that has been expired more than 2 years but less than 5 years. The licence must display a card number and not have been revoked or be reported as lost, stolen or destroyed.
A current photo driver licence from another Australian State or Territory or one that expired within the last two years. If your interstate licence shows your middle name(s) as initial(s), you will require another supporting List 1 or
List 2 document showing your full name.
A current photo identity card for the NSW Police Force, excluding civilian staff or family.
A current consular photo identity card issued by the Department of Foreign
Affairs and Trade.
A current Medicare card, Pensioner Concession Card, Department of
Veterans' Affairs entitlement card, or any other current entitlement card issued by the Commonwealth Government.
A current plastic credit card, or account card issued by a bank, building society, credit union, American Express or Diners Club International, showing your name and signature.
A passbook or account statement up to one year old, issued by a bank, building society, credit union, American Express or Diners Club International.
An account statement must show your name, residential or mailing