Rider licences

How to get and maintain a NSW rider licence, including steps and stages, tests, rules and programs to support your riding.

Book a test or practice test

You will be eligible to sit your rider licence test after completing all the requirements.

Renew your licence

You can renew your licence online up to 6 months before it expires. You may renew your licence online for 1, 3 or 5 years.

Here are the steps to getting your licence in NSW to ride a motorcycle or scooter.
Once you're 16 and 9 months, you can apply for a learner licence to ride a motorcycle or scooter. Follow these steps to qualify.
How to get your P1 rider licence, when you've held your learner licence for at least 3 months.
Here's how to get your P2 rider licence after 12 months on your P1 licence.
Have you held your provisional P2 rider licence for at least 2 years? Here's how to apply for an unrestricted rider licence.
Make sure you know what you're legally allowed to ride as a learner, P1 or P2 provisional rider.
If you live in an area where motorcycle rider training is available, you must complete all the required courses. Find a training provider near you.
You need to pass 2 tests for the NSW rider licensing scheme – a knowledge test to get your Ls, then a riding test to get your P1 licence.
Getting and maintaining a driver licence, including tests and vehicle modifications.
How to convert your licence if you move to NSW from interstate or overseas.

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