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1How do I renew my licence?

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.

2What do I need to do to renew my car learners licence?

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.

3How do I renew my motorcycle learner licence?

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:

  • pass the motorcycle knowledge test (at Service Tasmania)
  • complete day two of the pre-learner motorcycle course again
  • undertake the Check Ride during the six month continuous period
  • hold the learner licence for the six continuous months before you can sit the pre-provisional motorcycle test to be eligible to apply for a P1 motorcycle licence
  • take your certificate of competency to Service Tasmania (you’ll also have to a pay a fee).

If your licence has expired for more than 5 years, you will need to:

  • pass the motorcycle road rules knowledge test (at any Service Tasmania shop)
  • complete the 2 day pre-learner motorcycle course
  • take the certificate of competency to Service Tasmania and pay the motorcycle learner licence fee
  • undertake the Check Ride during the six month continuous period
  • hold the learner licence for the six continuous months before you can sit the pre-provisional motorcycle test to be eligible to apply for a P1 motorcycle licence.

4How do I renew an ancillary certificate?

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;

  • bring your renewal form
  • your medical fitness to drive assessment form (if applicable)
  • Pay the applicable fee
  • Bring your licence or evidence of identity