Renewing your licence
Find out what you need to do to renew your licence if it is expired or about to expire.
To renew your P1, P2 or full drivers licence, you’ll need to go to Service Tasmania.
You can renew at any time (even if your licence is current) but we’ll send you a reminder notice approximately 4-6 weeks before your licence is due to expire.
You’ll need to:
If you are eligible for a concession, you’ll need to complete an application for a concession. In some circumstances, you may also need to provide a medical certificate or report.
If your licence has expired for more than five years, you’ll have to apply for a learner licence again.
You’ll have to re-sit the driver knowledge test to renew your learner licence (Motorcycle Ls, Car L1s, Car L2s and non-novice).
If your licence isn’t renewed with 28 days of its expiry date, you’ll have to restart your minimum L1 or L2 period (three months for L1s and nine months for L2s) or motorcycle learner period (six months). If you are the holder of a non-novice learner licence, the timeframe and restarts do not apply.
If your learner licence has expired for a period under 28 days, you can renew it by showing that you’ve booked and paid for the next stage of the motorcycle training program and passed the road rules knowledge test.
If your learners licence has expired for more than 28 days, you will need to:
If your licence has expired for more than 5 years, you will need to:
You need to renew your ancillary certificate separately from your licence. This can be done using the ancillary certificate renewal notice that will be sent to you in the mail approximately one month before it is due to expire. (Please note that if your ancillary certificate is for ride source only your renewal notice will be e-mailed to you.)
To renew your ancillary certificate you’ll need to attend a Service Tasmanian shop and;