In most situations a driver licence is required if a motor vehicle is being used on public streets. The class of licence required depends on the type of vehicle being driven.
There are 8 classes of motor vehicle licence which relate to differing sizes and carrying capacities of vehicles, special skills and experience required to handle the different types of vehicles.
A driver licence can be issued subject to one or more conditions. Some examples of conditions are only drive automatic cars, visual aids required or drive within a specific area or at a specific time.
Information on the compulsory carriage of your driver's licence in Tasmania.
If you undertake a practical driving test in an automatic vehicle you are issued with a licence restricting you to driving only automatic vehicles for that particular class.
Driver Licensing uses a case management approach when making decisions about a person’s suitability to drive.
These can include decisions about a person’s medical fitness to drive, whether they are a fit and proper person to hold a driver license or a Public Passenger Vehicle Ancillary Certificate or when they are returning to driving after a period of disqualification or suspension.
Information for driver aged 65 years and older.
Driving is a complex task that involves the coordination of a number of physical and mental skills. Any impairment to your physical and mental capabilities due to a medical condition may affect your ability to drive and increase your risk of crash.
Information on Interpreter Services and were to find assistance if you are deaf or hearing-impaired.
Driver Licence History (Licence Detail Letter)
Information on how to obtain a licence history, also referred to as a Licence detail letter.
Service Tasmania provides you with one stop access to government transactions, services and information. Some Designated Police locations conduct limited business for Registration and Licensing Services.