Key info

  • 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.
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    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 CentreBy post
    Find your nearest Service CentreWorkSafe 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
    • payment.

    Can I apply or renew?

    To apply for a licence:

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs

    Dangerous Goods - (Road and Rail transport) Regulations 2010Fee

    Dangerous goods driver licence

    $85

    Renewal of dangerous goods driver licence

    $85

    Dangerous goods vehicle licence

    $170

    Renewal of dangerous goods vehicle licence

    $170

    Transfer of dangerous goods vehicle licence

    $170

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

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    More Information

    Please visit WorkSafe Tasmania for more information on applying for or renewing a dangerous goods vehicle licence.