- If a road vehicle is used to transport dangerous goods over specified capacities, it must be licensed by WorkSafe Tasmania.
- The process for renewing a licence is the same as for applying.
- A dangerous goods vehicle licence is valid for 5 years.
About applying for or renewing a dangerous goods vehicle licence
You can apply for or renew a dangerous goods vehicle licence by post or in person at a service centre.
Your vehicle must be licensed if the capacity of the containers it transports:
- exceeds 500 litres or kilograms for a container
- exceeds 3000 litres for a single IBC (intermediate bulk container) or total capacity of IBCs, not filled or emptied on the vehicle
- are a Risk Category 3 load for Class 1 (explosives).
How to apply or renew
|Service Centre||By post|
|Find your nearest Service Centre||WorkSafe Tasmania|
PO Box 56
Rosny Park, TAS 7018
What you need to apply or renew
To complete the application form (PDF, 1.75MB) you need:
- your personal details
- insurance policy details
- vehicle details (including type of vehicle and registration information)
- a vehicle compliance declaration
Can I apply or renew?
To apply for a licence:
- the vehicle and equipment must be in a safe condition (PDF, 2.2MB)
- personal protective equipment and vehicle safety equipment must be provided
- the tank design and construction must have documented evidence verifying design approval and tank compliance
- the vehicle must be roadworthy (PDF, 2.2MB)
- the vehicle must satisfy all relevant provisions of the Australian Code for the Transport of Explosives by Road and Rail (AE Code).
Proving your identity
You do not need to prove your identity.
How much it costs
|Dangerous Goods - (Road and Rail transport) Regulations 2010||Fee|
Dangerous goods driver licence
Renewal of dangerous goods driver licence
Dangerous goods vehicle licence
Renewal of dangerous goods vehicle licence
Transfer of dangerous goods vehicle licence
Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.