Fees and charges for Roads and Maritime Services licences, NSW Photo Cards, tests, handbooks and training/testing schemes

Licence fees

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount
Learner licence $24
   - Replacement learner licence $22
Provisional P1 licence $56
Provisional P2 licence $88

Unrestricted licence (gold) and National Heavy Vehicle Driver licence (magenta)


  • You may be eligible for a 50% discount under the Fair go for safe drivers scheme
  • 10 year licence only available for unrestricted licence of class C (car) and/or R (rider) aged 21 to 44 years.

1 year: $56
3 years: $132
5 years: $178


10 years: $330

   - Replacement licence (P1, P2 or unrestricted) $26

Alcohol Interlock Program administration fee

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount
Administration fee for issuing interlock licence $157

NSW Photo Card fees

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount
5-year NSW Photo Card $52
10-year NSW Photo Card available for customers 21 years or over $93
Replacement NSW Photo Card $25

Handbook and log book fees

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount


  • Road Users’ Handbook
  • Heavy Vehicle Drivers Handbook
  • Motorcycle Riders’ Handbook
  • Hazard Perception Handbook
  • Driver Qualification Handbook

$13 (inc GST)
Replacement Learner Driver Log Book $17 (inc GST)

Test fees

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount
Driver Knowledge Test $44 each attempt
Driving Test $55 (inc GST)
Riding Test (non-declared areas) $55 (inc GST)
Hazard Perception Test $44 each attempt
Driver Qualification Test $44 each attempt

Exemption letter fees

Application for Exemption from Provisional Licence Conditions fees.

(effective 1 July 2016)

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

Motorcycle Rider Training Scheme fees

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount
Motorcycle Rider Pre-Learner Course $91 (inc GST)
Motorcycle Rider Pre-Provisional Course $136 (inc GST)
Motorcycle Operator Skill Test (MOST) $55 (inc GST) each attempt

Older Driver Assessor Workshop fee

(effective 1 July 2016)

Item Amount
Older Driver Assessor fee to attend a Workshop to become an Older Driver Assessor $320 (inc GST)

Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (CBA) fees

See Heavy vehicle licence fees.

Concessions and discounts


Eligible pensioners receive the following products free of charge:

  • Licences
  • Driving tests
  • Riding skills test
  • Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (CBA) log book and guide
  • Replacement learner driver log book
  • NSW Photo Cards (Carers and Seniors Card holders also receive a NSW Photo Card free of charge).

An eligible pensioner is anyone who holds or receives one of the following:

  • A current Pensioner Concession Card (PCC), issued by the Department of Human Services-Centrelink or the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA), showing a NSW address
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed 'TPI' (Totally & Permanently Incapacitated)
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed 'EDA' (Extreme Disablement Adjustment)
  • A letter or statement/determination from the Department of Veterans' Affairs, stating that you receive a disability pension of 70 per cent or higher, or an Intermediate or Extreme Disablement Adjustment Pension, or you have been assessed under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, at 50 or more impairment points
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed 'War Widow'
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed 'War Widower'.

Interstate-issued pensioner concession cards are not acceptable for claiming a concession in NSW.

Your eligibility for the concession will be validated electronically.

Discount for safe drivers

If you have a good driving record, you may be eligible for a 50% discount on the licence renewal fee, under the fair go for safe drivers scheme.

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