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

Licence fees

(effective 1 July 2019)

Item Amount
Learner licence $25
   - Replacement learner licence $22
Provisional P1 licence $59
Provisional P2 licence $93

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: $60
3 years: $138
5 years: $188
10 years: $348

   - Replacement licence (P1, P2 or unrestricted) $28

Alcohol Interlock Program administration fee

(effective 1 July 2019)

Item Amount
Administration fee for issuing interlock licence $165

NSW Photo Card (Photo Card) fees

(effective 1 July 2019)

The fee for a Photo Card depends on whether or not you also hold a NSW driver licence.

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: $55
10 years: $98
5 years: $55
10 years: $98
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

(effective 1 July 2019)

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 2019)

Item Amount
Driver Knowledge Test $47 each attempt
Driving Test $58 (inc GST) each attempt
Riding Test (non-declared areas) $58 (inc GST) each attempt
Hazard Perception Test $47 each attempt
Driver Qualification Test $47 each attempt

Exemption letter fees

Application for Exemption from Provisional Licence Conditions fees.

(effective 1 July 2019)

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 2018)

Item Amount
Motorcycle Rider Pre-Learner Course $94 (inc GST)
Motorcycle Rider Pre-Provisional Course $141 (inc GST)
Practical skills test (PRB) $57 (inc GST) each attempt

Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (CBA) fees

See Heavy vehicle licence fees.

Concessions and discounts

You may be eligible to renew your licence online if you don’t require an eyesight test, new photo or are not subject to other restrictions.


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
  • Photo Cards (Carers and Seniors Card holders also receive a Photo Card free of charge)
  • Interlock Administration Fee.

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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