Getting a car licence
There are seven steps you'll need to complete to get from a car learner licence to a full licence. Read more >>
Getting a motorcycle rider licence
The Graduated Licensing Scheme for motorcycle rider licence requires new riders to pass through three licensing stages before obtaining an unrestricted rider licence. This section contains details on each of these steps. Read more >>
Do you have fines that might stop you from getting a licence?
The State Debt Recovery Office is responsible for processing and collection of fines issued by government agencies and authorities, such as the police, state rail and local councils. If you have unpaid fines this may stop you from getting a driver licence or registering a car. There are a number of ways you can pay these fines off that will allow you to obtain your driver licence. Read more >>
How to get your birth certificate
Birth Certificates are used by Roads and Maritime Services (replacing Roads and Traffic Authority) to ensure the right person is named on a driver licence. Find out how you obtain your Birth Certificate or ask for the Aboriginal Liaison Officer by ringing 1300 655 236
Are you from the Stolen Generation? How to get your Birth Certificate.
Aboriginal people from the Stolen Generations may find it hard to obtain a Birth Certificate as the records about relatives are hard to find or it may raise many emotions. Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation assists all Aboriginal people who have been fostered, adopted or raised in institutions to find their way home, through a number of confidential and supporting ways. www.linkupnsw.org.au/
Medical conditions and driver licencing?
Health issues such as diabetes could prevent you from being able to pass the eye sight test when applying for the Learner licence or renewing a licence and may make it difficult to drive vehicles in the long term. Find out how Roads and Maritime Services (replacing Roads and Traffic Authority) deals with health issues.
Also find out about the Mobility Parking Scheme to help people with medical conditions.
What does it cost to get a licence
The licence fees page lists how much it costs to get your driver licence.
Do you hold a NSW Pension Concession Card?
Find out if you do not have to pay for driver licence fees, tests and vehicle registration costs. Read more >>
Are you helping a Learner driver
Free workshops for parents and supervisors of learner drivers are being conducted around NSW. The workshops offer parents and supervisors practical advice on how to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Read more >>
Practice the driver knowledge test
To help you with sitting for Roads and Maritime Services (replacing Roads and Traffic Authority) Learner licence knowledge test you can practice the test. Roads and Maritime Services (replacing Roads and Traffic Authority) provides free information to help you study for the learner licence knowledge test and other driver tests. Read more >>
Are you looking to set up a community driver licensing program?
Guidelines have been developed to assist community groups to establish learner driver mentor programs for participants over 18 years of age. Read more >>
Driver licencing forms
Download and print out various driver licencing forms.
Driving unregistered vehicles
Find out when you are allowed to drive an unregistered vehicle and what the penalties are when you are caught driving without allowable reason. Read more >>
Short term registration
You can register your vehicle for shorter periods of time, making it easier to manage your budget. Read more >>
The registration fees page lists what it costs to register your vehicle.
Vehicle safety Inspections – Pink slip & Blue Slip
Most vehicles more than five years old must pass an annual safety inspection. If your vehicle needs an inspection, your Renewal Notice will say so. Find an inspection station.
The motor accident authority has a calculator to help with working out how much a green slip will cost you.