Change my address

Find out how to notify us of your change of address. If you have changed your address you will need to complete a form or let us know in writing.

  Change your WA address and contact details

Change your details without an online account

Change your WA address and contact details

You may update your address and contact details:

  • WA vehicle licence (registration) or driver's licence.
  • WA recreational boat registration.
  • WA Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST).
  • WA Photo card.

Important notes:

  • It is a legal requirement to notify Driver and Vehicle Services within 21 days of changing your address.
  • This form is for individual use only. (Not to be used for companies/organisations)
  • As part of this service and for security purposes you will need to provide the plate numbers of all vehicles registered in your name.
  • When you have notified Driver and Vehicle Services of your change of address a change of address label will be mailed out to you within 10 working days.
  • Please affix the label to the back of your driver's licence, Learners Permit or WA Photo card in the space provided.

Change your details via your online account

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If you are already registered for an online account you can change your address and contact details by logging in and going to the 'Profile' tab.

WA, driver and vehicle licence holders

Please note you must provide a residential address. You can also enter a postal address, which is different from your residential address, for correspondence purposes only.

Unless required by the Road Traffic (Administration) Act 2008, or an order issued by a Court of law of Australia, your personal licensing information cannot be disclosed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Transport to any third party without your explicit consent.

However, the Chief Executive Officer may release aggregated statistical information to third parties.

No longer a resident in WA?

If you have left WA permanently please contact the local Licensing Authority in your new State/Territory to transfer your records. To assist you, we have provided links to the relevant state authorities below.

If you have a licence issued outside WA

If you do not hold a WA licence but have recently moved to WA, please refer to the My driver's licence section for information on what your legal obligations are including if you need to obtain a WA licence.

  Change of address by post or fax

If you prefer, you can notify us in writing of your change of address by using the Change of personal details (P64) form provided below.

  • The change of address fax number is: 1300 669 995 or from outside Australia +61 8 9427 8191
  • Change of name documents are not acceptable via fax.

Note:

It is a legal requirement to notify Driver and Vehicle Services within 21 days of changing your address.

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  Change of address stickers

A change of address sticker will be forwarded when your address details have been changed on your driver's licence record. This should be attached to the back of your driver's licence and/or photo card document.

A change of address sticker will not be forwarded for changes to your vehicle licence (registration) document, or for photo cards without an address.

  Change of personal details (firearms)

Any change of address or personal details relating to a firearm must be reported to WA Police Licensing Services within 21 days of the change. Ensure any changes to your details are processed with the WA Police prior to making any renewal or firearm extract of licence card payments to ensure your card is mailed to the correct address.

Please use the Change of personal details (Form P64) to submit your change of personal details for Firearm licences via the contact details below.

Street address Postal address Telephone Fax Email
Locked bag 9,
East Perth,
Western Australia, 6892.
(08) 9454 1522
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  How much will it cost?

There is no fee payable to change your name, address or gender on our system. However a fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document showing your new name or address (rather than using the change of address sticker), or wish to change the photograph recorded on your licence document.

A schedule of licensing fees and a request for a duplicate driver's licence application form is provided below.

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  Driver licence fees and payments (2015/2016)

Notes:

* Denotes fee includes Goods and Services Tax (GST).

If you have a medical condition or occupational endorsement on your driver's licence which requires the Department of Transport to set a driver's licence renewal period other than the standard 1 to 5 years, then the fees you are required to pay may differ from the ones stated below.

^ Your renewal notice must still be presented to a Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional agent to update your licence record.

^ 5 year Aged Pensioners, your renewal notice must still be presented to Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional agent to update licence record even if no fee is payable.

Multi Combination (MC class) and Heavy Combination (HC class) restriction removal suitable Heavy Rigid (HR class) and Medium Rigid (MR class) vehicles can also be used to demonstrate gearbox skills for the removal of A (automatic) and B (synchromesh) class restrictions from Heavy Combination (HC class) and Multi Combination (MC class) vehicles. When this option is used, the class restriction removal fee is applied.

Driver licence renewal fees

Fee type Fee
New application fee (original issue, not HC or MC class) $74.10
Licence fee - 1 year $41.80
Licence fee - 5 years $132.00
Licence fee - 1 year forced by condition $26.40
Licence fee - 2 years forced by condition $52.80
Licence fee - 3 years forced by condition $79.20
Licence fee - 4 years forced by condition $105.60
Licence fee - 1 year Pensioner or Senior $13.20
Licence fee - 5 years Pensioner or Senior $66.00
Licence fee - 1 year Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $13.20
Licence fee - 2 years Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $26.40
Licence fee - 3 years Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $39.60
Licence fee - 4 years Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $52.80
Licence fee - 1 year Aged Pensioners No Fee ^
Licence fee - 5 year Aged Pensioners No Fee ^

^ Your renewal notice must still be presented to a Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional agent to update your licence record.

^ 5 year Aged Pensioners, your renewal notice must still be presented to Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional agent to update licence record even if no fee is payable.

Duplicate/replacement driver licence fees

Fee type Fee
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence $36.00
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence (Pensioners and Seniors) $18.00
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence (Aged Pensioners) No Fee

Duplicate tax invoice

Fee type Fee
Duplicate tax invoice (including 10% Goods and Services Tax) $9.00

Certified copy of excessive demerit points notice fee

Fee type Fee
Certified copy of notice $21.30

Transfer application (overseas/interstate) fees

Fee type Fee
Transfer application (overseas or expired interstate) $39.80
Additional class application (not MC or HC) $74.10
Removal of class restriction (e.g. R-E to R). Note this fee does not include MC and HC class $70.80

Removal of class restriction fees

Fee type Fee
Removal of class restriction (e.g. R-E to R). Note this fee does not include MC and HC class $70.80

Extraordinary driver's licence fees

Fee type Fee
Original extraordinary licence application - 1 year $185.00
Original extraordinary licence application - 6 months $92.50
Extraordinary licence renewal - 1 year $37.60
Extraordinary licence renewal - 6 months $18.80
Extraordinary licence replacement $36.00

Learner driver fees

Fee type Fee
Sit the learner's permit theory test $18.90
Every subsequent learner's permit theory resit $12.60
Application fee including one practical driving assessment (PDA) $74.10
Every subsequent PDA resit $70.80
Learner guide and log book $18.80
Initial Hazard Perception Test (HPT) $20.40
Every subsequent HPT resit $13.60
Learner permit replacement $35.30

HC and MC heavy vehicle class fees

Fee type Fee
Multi Combination (MC class) assessment by authorised providers:
MC class application $39.80
MC class restriction removal $161.70
Heavy Combination: (HC class) assessment by the Department/Police:
HC class application $169.70
HC class application: no driving test (e.g. transfer of class) $39.80
HC supplementary Practical Driving Assessment $161.70
HC class restriction removal $161.70
Heavy Rigid (HR class) and Heavy Combination (HC class) assessment by authorised providers:
HR/HC class application $39.80
HR/HC class $161.70

Hire and reward extension (bus/taxi) fees

Fee type Fee
F (bus) extension application $110.50
T (taxi) extension application $107.80

Driving instructors fees

Fee type Fee
Application fee $90.80
Licence fee $5.20
Duplicate licence fee $7.60
Testing fee $157.90

WA photo card fees

Fee type Fee
WA photo card application $41.50
Replacement WA photo card $36.00
Additional WA photo card $36.00

The WA photo card replaced the proof of age card.

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