A driver licence can be issued subject to one or more conditions. Examples of conditions are:
- only drive automatic cars
- visual aids required
- drive within a specific area or at a specific time.
A condition(s) is shown on the back of the licence by a condition code. If the condition code is an "X", the holder is given a notice which they must have with them when driving. The notice sets out the condition(s).
The following table shows the condition codes and what they mean.
|A||Automatic Vehicle Only|
|A(1)||Automatic Cycle Only|
|A(2)||Automatic Heavy Vehicles Only|
|B||Restricted To Heavy Vehicles With Synchromesh|
|E||Learner Approved Motorcycle Only|
|I||Drive Vehicle With Breath Alcohol Interlock Device|
|S||Visual Aids Required|
|V||Mechanical / Special Aids Required|
|Z||No Alcohol In Body|
|X12||Ride Motorcycle/ Drive Motor Vehicle Daylight Hours|
|X17||Restricted To Certain Locations|
|X24||Seat Belt Exemption|
|X26||Restricted To Certain Vehicles|
|X28||Restricted To Certain Days / Hours|
When driving anywhere in Australia, the conditions must be obeyed. If they are not obeyed the holder is committing an offence and their driver licence may be suspended or cancelled.