Registration and licences
Find information about driving in Australia. Includes links to state and territory driver's licence and vehicle registration information.
Planning to drive for the first time? Provides links to state and territory information on getting your driver's licence.
Do you need to renew your driver's licence? Provides links to state and territory licence renewal information.
Laws and driving regulations differ from state to state for overseas drivers. Provides links to state information for driving with an overseas licence while visiting Australia.
An International Driving Permit (IDP) is proof that you hold a valid driver licence in your home country. IDPs are issued through state and territory motoring clubs. This page on the Smartraveller site links to relevant IDP authorities in each state.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Designed to help improve driver safety by fostering a partnership between learners, their supervising drivers and professional instructors. Keys2drive is an initiative of the Australian Automobile Association and sponsored by the Australian Government.
Australian Automobile Association
Provides information for drivers wishing to exchange their overseas licence for an Australian driving licence.
A proof of age card can be used for general identification, and as proof of age for young people over the age of 18.
Road transport authorities are usually responsible for motor vehicle inspection and registration, and driver licensing services. Provides links to state and territory registration and licensing authorities.
Do you need to renew your vehicle registration? Provides links to state and territory vehicle registration or licence renewal information.
Learning to drive? Travelling interstate? Make sure you know the road rules. Provides links to state and territory road rules information.