Are you looking for information about fees for licences, tests, handbooks and disability parking permits? Find out what you need to pay. All fees are effective 1 April 2021.

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Driver, rider and heavy vehicle licence fees

Fees differ across licence types. They depend on the class of licence, the amount of time you renew your licence for, and whether you are a learner or provisional licence holder.

The fees for heavy vehicle licences and rider licences are the same as driver licences.

If you have a good driving record and are an unrestricted licence holder, you may be eligible for a 50% discount under the Fair go for safe drivers scheme. For more information about concessions and discounts for licences, see Conditions and discounts.

Item Amount
Learner licence $26
Replacement learner licence $23
Provisional P1 licence $60
Provisional P2 licence $94
Unrestricted licence (gold)

1 year: $60
3 years: $140
5 years: $190
10 years: $352

Note: 10-year licences only available for unrestricted licence classes C (car) and/or R (rider), holders age 21 to 44.

National Heavy Vehicle Driver licence (magenta) 1 year: $60
3 years: $140
5 years: $190
Replacement licence (P1, P2  or unrestricted) $28

Test fees

The table below shows the fee amounts for driver and rider tests.

Item Amount
Driver Knowledge Test $47 each attempt
Special Mobility Vehicle Knowledge Test $47 each attempt
Driving Test $59 (inc GST) each attempt
Riding Test (non-declared areas) $59 (inc GST) each attempt
Hazard Perception Test $47 each attempt

NSW Photo Card fees

Fee amounts for Photo Cards depend on whether you hold a NSW Drivers Licence and when you apply for one.

Customer type Issue Renewal Replacement
Eligible pensioner, senior or carer, whether or not holding a driver licence $0 $0 $0
No NSW driver licence

5 years: $56

10 years: $99

5 years: $56

10 years: $99

Applying for Photo Card at the same time as applying for NSW driver licence

5 years: $5

10 years: $5

5 years: $5

10 years: $5

Holder of a NSW driver licence applying for a Photo Card at another time

5 years: $14

10 years: $14

5 years: $14

10 years: $14


Handbook and log book fees

All handbooks are available for free download. If you would like a hard copy, you'll need to pay $13 at a service centre.

The Road User Handbook is also available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Korean, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese. See Driver licencing publications.

Learner driver log book

When you get your Learner licence, you are issued with a physical copy. If you lose your log book, you need to get a new one.

The replacement fee for a Learner Driver Log Book is $18.

To get a replacement log book, you need to:

Alternatively, you can download a log book app. It's free and easy to use (and hard to lose).

Motorcycle Rider Training Scheme fees

The table below shows the fees for rider training courses and tests.

Item Amount
Motorcycle Rider Pre-Learner Course $96 (inc GST)
Motorcycle Rider Pre-Provisional Course $144 (inc GST)
Motorcycle Operators Skills Test (Practical skills test)  $58 (inc GST) each attempt

Exemption letter fees for provisional licences

If you need an exemption from conditions applied to your provisional licence, you need to pay a fee to get the required exemption letter. 

Item Amount
  • Peer passenger condition
  • One passenger condition
  • Prohibited vehicle condition
Replacement exemption letter (lost, stolen, destroyed) $13

Disability parking permits

The table below shows the fees for Disability Parking permits.

Item New/Renew Replacement
Individual  $45 (Eligible concession $0) $14 (Eligible concession $7)
Temporary  $14 (Eligible concession $0) $14 (Eligible concession $7)
Organisation  $45 (Concession not available) $14 (Eligible concession $7)

Note: There is no cost for an individual or temporary permit replacement for reasons such as the card being faulty, or if personal details have changed. Check with Service NSW if you're unsure.

Requests for information fees

You might need to ask Transport for information about your driving record, licence or an upcoming court case. There are different fees according to the type of information request.

General information from Transport for NSW records

For general information about Transport's records (for example, about your licence, vehicles or vessels) the fee is $23.

Evidentiary certificates

An Evidentiary Certificate of Information, also known as a certified record, is a document that is certified by Transport. These records are typically used for official matters, including court cases. The fee for this type of information is $32.

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