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Key info

  • You can only apply for an exemption from the MAIP if you meet the criteria.
  • You must pay a fee to apply for an exemption.
  • You can apply at a service centre or by post.
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    About applying for a Mandatory Alcohol Interlock Program exemption

    An alcohol interlock exemption may exempt you from some or all aspects of the MAIP and may result in you:

    • being allowed to drive a work vehicle with no interlock installed
    • not having to have an interlock installed in your vehicle
    • being exempt from other aspects of the Program.

    How to apply

    Service CentrePost
    Find your nearest Service CentreRegistration and Licensing Services
    GPO Box 1002
    HOBART TAS 7001

    What you need to apply

    There are 2 types of MAIP exemptions:

    • hardship exemption
    • other exemption.

    There is a full description of the exemption types on each application form and details of which supporting documents you need.

    To apply for a 'hardship exemption' you must:

    • provide an application form (Word, 147KB) with supporting documentation
    • pay a fee.

    To apply for an 'other exemption' you must:

    • provide an application form (Word, 163KB) with supporting documentation
    • pay a fee.

    Can I apply?

    You can apply for an exemption if you:

    • have a medical condition that makes you unable to operate an alcohol interlock
    • live or frequently visit King Island or the Furneaux group
    • or a member of your family will be caused severe hardship if you take part in the program
    • have an interlock installed in your personal vehicle, but also need to drive a vehicle to or from work or for the purposes of work.

    You can apply for an exemption for more than one reason.

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs

    Mandatory Alcohol Interlock ProgramStandard feePensioner fee

    Participate

    $59.50

    $39.10

    Exemption

    $59.50

    $39.10

    Application to identify and differentiate different users

    $59.50

    $39.10

    Application to revoke 'I' condition

    $59.50

    $39.10

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

    Service CentreCash IconCheque IconMoney Order IconDebit and EFTPOS IconVisa LogoMasterCard Logo
    PostVisa LogoMasterCard LogoCheque Icon

    More Information

    Please visit Transport Services for more information on applying for an exemption from the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock Program.