- 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
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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
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Application to identify and differentiate different users
Application to revoke 'I' condition
Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.
Please visit Transport Services for more information on applying for an exemption from the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock Program.