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Key info

  • You can replace your licence if it has been lost, stolen, damaged or if your details or conditions have changed.
  • Your licence must be current and you may be able to renew it instead of replacing.
  • You must apply at a service centre and have a new photo taken.
  • If you are overseas or in another state you must complete an apply to renew or replace a driver licence if interstate or overseas application.
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About applying to replace a driver or motorcycle licence

You can replace a licence if it is:

  • lost
  • stolen
  • damaged, or
  • you have changed your name or address.

If you have received a letter from licensing to change any conditions or details on your licence you must also have it replaced.

If you have changed your address you will receive a label with the new address to place on the back of your current licence card.

How to apply

What you need to apply

To apply for a replacement licence you must:

  • fill out an application form (PDF, 251KB)
  • provide your current Tasmanian licence or proof of identity documents
  • pay a fee
  • have a photo taken.

Can I apply?

You can apply if you:

  • have a current Tasmanian licence, and
  • are not disqualified from driving.

Proving your identity

To prove your identity you must show at least:

  • One category A document and 2 category B documents, or
  • Two category A documents and one category B document.

These documents must:

  • show your current Tasmanian address
  • be the originals (not photocopies or certified copies)
  • be in English or provided with an English translation from an accredited translator.

  • Australian birth certificate (not an extract or commemorative certificate)
  • Australian citizenship papers
  • Australian passport (can be expired up to 2 years)
  • Overseas passport or visa (can be expired up to 2 years if accompanied by a current Australian visa)
  • Australian photo driver licence (can be expired up to 2 years)
  • Australian firearms licence
  • Tasmanian Government personal information card (showing your full name)
  • Department of Home Affairs travel documents or Australian Government issued Immicard
  • Department of Home Affairs certificate of evidence of resident status.

  • Medicare card
  • Bank or credit card, with signature
  • Student identity card with photo, issued by an Australian educational institution
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs or Centrelink - pensioner concession or other current entitlement card issued by the Australian Government
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages change of name/marriage certificate (not a church or celebrant document) or deed poll
  • High risk work licence issued by WorkSafe Tasmania
  • Government issued working with vulnerable people or children card.

If you have changed your address or name

If your name or address is incorrect on your licence or any documents you use to prove your identity, you must show proof of:

  • your address, and/or
  • change of name documents.

To show proof of change of address you must provide one of the following documents:

  • financial institution statement
  • lease or rent agreement
  • council rate notice
  • utility account (electricity, water, sewerage, telephone, gas)
  • land tax valuation notice
  • Australian Taxation Office assessment (current or last financial year)
  • certificate of title.

To show proof of change of name you must provide one of the following documents:

  • adoption paper issued by court
  • divorce paper issued by court, showing your original name
  • change of name registration issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages or deed poll
  • guardianship order
  • marriage certificate issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages (not a church or celebrant issued document).

Body corporate (a company or an incorporated association)

At least one of the documents from the section below must be provided. Additional documents may also be required to prove the current:

  • residential address
  • garage address
  • change of name of the body corporate.

  • Certificate of registration with an Australian Company Number (ACN)
  • Certificate of registration of change of name with an ACN
  • Extract of company with ACN
  • Certificate of registration of foreign company with Australian Registered Body Number (ARBN)
  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Written authorisation on letterhead by the issuing authority, stating the Act under which it was established.

  • Certificate of registration of change of name with an ACN
  • Written authorisation on letterhead by the issuing authority, stating the Act under which established.

If you cannot provide the required identity documents, please contact us on 1300 135 513.

How much it costs

Number of yearsStandard feeConcession fee

1

$35.29

$23.39

2

$57.39

$33.59

3

$79.49

$45.49

4

$101.59

$55.69

5

$121.99

$64.19

Replacement licence

$28.49

$21.69

Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

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More Information

Please visit Transport Services for more information on applying to replace a driver or motorcycle licence.