Change my gender

If you wish to change your gender or sex, you must provide approved proof of identity documents to support the change to the Driver and Vehicle Services database.

  Change my gender

The Department of Transport records your gender information however; your gender is not displayed on your driver's licence, learner's permit or your WA Photo Card.

You can change your gender to one of the following:

  • M - Male.
  • F - Female.
  • X - If you do not identify as either male or female.

Find out what documents you need to establish or change your gender information.

In order to change your gender information, you will need to attend a DVS Centre or agency in person and present the following documents:

  • A completed Change of Personal Details (P64) form; and
  • Your proof of identification; either
    • One category B document only; OR
    • One category A document and one category C document.

And:

  • Any one of the following:
    • A statement from a Registered Medical Practitioner or Registered Psychologist, certifying that you have been their client; or
    • A valid Australian Government travel document, such as a valid Passport, which specifies your preferred gender; or
    • An amended State or Territory Births Deaths and Marriages birth certificate, which specifies your preferred gender.
    • A State or Territory Gender Recognition Certificate, or recognised details certificate showing that a State or Territory Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages has accepted your change in sex.

For more information, please refer to the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender.

LBU_F_P64_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form P64) Kb
LBU_P_FAQ_ChangeMyGender.pdf icon Change my gender (Frequently Asked Questions) Kb
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Opens in a new window Attorney-General's Department: Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender
Opens in a new window Gender Reassignment Board

  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.

LBU_F_DL_DL26_DuplicateLicence.pdf icon Application for replacement/certified copy of Driver's Licence, Learner's Permit or Learner Guide and Log Book (Form DL26) Kb

  Driver licence fees and payments (2016/2017)

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) 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) $75.90
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 $35.20
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence (Pensioners and Seniors) $17.60
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence (Aged Pensioners) No Fee

Duplicate tax invoice

Fee type Fee
Duplicate tax invoice (including 10% Goods and Services Tax) $9.70

Certified copy of excessive demerit points notice fee

Fee type Fee
Certified copy of notice $20.80

Transfer application (overseas/interstate) fees

Fee type Fee
Transfer application (overseas or expired interstate) $40.70
Additional class application (not MC or HC) $75.90
Removal of class restriction (e.g. R-E to R). Note this fee does not include MC and HC class $72.50

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 $72.50

Extraordinary driver's licence fees

Fee type Fee
Original extraordinary licence application - 1 year $180.40
Original extraordinary licence application - 6 months $90.20
Extraordinary licence renewal - 1 year $38.50
Extraordinary licence renewal - 6 months $19.25
Extraordinary licence replacement $35.20

Alcohol Interlock fee

Fee type Fee
Alcohol Interlock condition $129.00

Concessions

Participants in the Alcohol Interlock Scheme may be eligible for a concession rate for the cost of scheduled inspections if they hold a valid concession card and are receiving the full rate of entitlement.

Valid concession cards need to be presented to the Accredited Service Provider or Agent at time of application and at every scheduled service.

  • Age.
  • Carer.
  • Disability Support Pension Carer.
  • Disability Support Pension Spouse.
  • Disability Support Pension.
  • Health Care card - low income only.
  • MRCA Veterans (Military Rehabilitation and Compensation).
  • Pension Concession card.
  • Service Invalidity.
  • Veteran Age.
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card (Extreme Disablement Adjustment). The card must be endorsed 'EDA'.
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card (Totally and Permanently Incapacitated). The card must be endorsed 'TPI'.

Learner driver fees

Fee type Fee
Sit the learner's permit theory test $18.50
Every subsequent learner's permit theory resit $12.90
Application fee including one practical driving assessment (PDA) $75.90
Every subsequent PDA resit $72.50
Learner guide and log book $18.40
Initial Hazard Perception Test (HPT) $20.90
Every subsequent HPT resit $13.90
Learner permit replacement $34.50

HC and MC heavy vehicle class fees

Fee type Fee
Multi Combination (MC class) assessment by authorised providers:
MC class application $40.70
MC class restriction removal $165.70
Heavy Combination: (HC class) assessment by the Department/Police:
HC class application $173.90
HC class application: no driving test (e.g. transfer of class) $40.70
HC supplementary Practical Driving Assessment $165.70
HC class restriction removal $165.70
Heavy Rigid (HR class) and Heavy Combination (HC class) assessment by authorised providers:
HR/HC class application $40.70
HR/HC class $165.70

Hire and reward extension (bus/taxi) fees

Fees are non refundable.

Fee type Fee
F (bus) extension application $108.50
T (taxi) extension application $105.10

Driving instructors fees

Fee type Fee
Application fee $93.00
Licence fee $5.30
Duplicate licence fee $7.70
Testing fee $161.80

WA photo card fees

Fee type Fee
WA photo card application $42.50
Replacement WA photo card $35.20
Additional WA photo card $36.00
WA photo card application - Pensioner or Senior concession
$21.25
Replacement WA photo card - Pensioner or Senior concession
$17.60
Additional WA photo card - Pensioner or Senior concession
$18.00
WA photo card application/replacement/additional - Aged Pensioner
No fee

The WA photo card replaced the proof of age card.

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Page last updated: Wed Apr 12 2017 2:40:30 PM