Driving in Tasmania on an interstate or overseas licence
You can’t drive in Tasmania using an interstate or overseas licence if you have been issued a Tasmanian licence.
Australian Armed Forces exemptions – if you are a member of the Australian Armed force, you do not need to transfer your interstate licence to a Tasmanian licence.
If your overseas driver licence is not in English, you must carry your licence and:
To apply for an extension to the six month conversion period please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading “Request to extend visitors exemption” before the six month period is up.
You will be notified in writing if an extension is approved or not.
Your email must state why you need an extension and how long for, and must include the following information:
If you do not have access to email, or have any questions, please ring Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513.
You can drive a heavy vehicle if your licence allows you to drive that class of vehicle.