Replacement Traffic Control Cards

Explanatory notes

The TCT – Replacement Photo Card Application form is to be used to apply for a replacement traffic control photo card that has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed.

For incorrect information on the card, such as a spelling error, please contact the Traffic Control Training Unit on 1300 828 782.

How to complete the form

The form can be filled out online and printed; you cannot save data typed into the form. 

Please provide as much information as you can about your traffic control card/s and why you require a replacement, then print your completed form, sign and date it then submit your completed form and, if applicable, any required documentation via one of the lodgement options listed.

Please note: Expired cards cannot be replaced.

Have you changed your name?

If you have changed your name, you will need to provide:

  • Your original Traffic Control Photo Card(s) with your old name

You will also need to provide a certified copy of one of the original documents listed with your application, these may include but not limited to a:

  • Change of Name Certificate issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM)
  • Marriage Certificate.
    For NSW generally Roads and Maritime only accepts Marriage Certificates issued by BDM. If you were married in another state or country, a Marriage Certificate from a celebrant or church is acceptable.
  • Birth Certificate showing your name at birth and your new name.
  • Divorce document bearing the name being reverted to.
  • Deed Poll registered with the relevant authority.

Who can certify my documents?

Certified copies means a photocopy of the original document that has been certified as a true copy by a justice of the peace (JP) or notary public.

The JP or notary public must provide, beneath the certification, their signature, the date on which the certification was made, their details such as JP registration number and the state in which they are registered, for a notary public their job title and state they are registered in.

Lodging your application

Submit your completed form and any required documents by one of the following methods:

Note: Change of Name requests require a certified copy of the documentation, therefore they cannot be lodged via email or fax; you must post these to Roads and Maritime.

    If you have provided sufficient information about your card, we will usually issue you with a replacement within  10-14 working days. If we require further information, a record cannot be found or the card has expired we will let you know by letter.

    If you have any further questions please contact the Traffic Control Training Unit on 1300 828 782.

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