Transport, travel and driving
You can book a Driver Knowledge Test (DKT), Driving Test, Hazard Perception Test (HPT), Driver Qualification Test (DQT) or rider training and testing all online.
If you have a drivers licence and are moving house, you'll need to notify the newly named Roads and Maritime Services of your new address.
Getting your full licence takes more than a couple of years, and there are different rules for driving depending on whether you’re on your Ls, your ‘red’ Ps (P1) or your ‘green’ Ps (P2).
You need a valid licence to drive a vehicle in NSW. To get your learner licence you need to be 16 years of age or older.
The Road Users Handbook explains the main rules which apply to all road users in NSW.
In NSW, you must have a boat driver’s licence to drive a powered vessel for recreational purposes at a speed of 10 knots or more.
The NSW Government Licensing Service (GLS) is used to manage licensing across several NSW Government portfolios, covering a wide array of regulatory regimes. These services are provided across a diverse set of industries and community groups.
Check your demerit points, request a copy of your driving record or lodge a Notice of Disposal if you sell a vehicle.
If you are a driver or motorcyclist who has moved to NSW you will need to make arrangements to get a NSW driver or rider licence.
If you're visiting from interstate or overseas, you can use your current licence as long as your visitor status remains unchanged and your licence is valid.
Eligible pensioners can be exempt from licensing and testing fees.