Change my name

If you have changed your name, you will need to complete the Change of personal details form.

  Change of name

If you have changed your name, you will need to complete the Change of personal details (Form P64).

If you are the owner of a business and you have changed your organisation's name you will also need to complete the Change of personal details (Form P64).

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  Step 1: Complete a change of personal details (Form P64)

What to do if you don't have a printer.

You can provide your change of name details in a letter. You will need to provide the following information:

  • Full name.
  • Name of organisation (if providing evidence of a business name change).
  • Date of birth.
  • Full driver licence details (if applicable).
  • Full vehicle licence details.
  • Boat registration number (if applicable).
  • Originals of any documentation relating to your name change e.g. divorce papers, marriage certificate, change of name certificate, deed poll papers or licence to change name documentation.
  • New Certificate of registration on change of name (if changing the name of an organisation).
  • One Category A document (refer to Proof of identity requirements below).
LBU_F_P64_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form P64) Kb
LBU_DL_FAQ_POI.pdf icon Proof of identity (Frequently Asked Questions) Kb
LBU_FS_YourSecureID.pdf icon Proof of identity requirements (Fact sheet) Kb

  Step 2: Provide supporting documents: Change my name

You will need to provide originals of any documentation relating to your name change:

  • A marriage certificate issued by Australian or New Zealand registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (commemorative certificates are not accepted).
  • A divorce decree (bearing the name being reverted to).
  • A deed poll registered with the relevant authority.
  • A change of name certificate issued by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
  • A birth certificate showing the name at birth and the new name (commemorative certificates are not acceptable).
  • A new 'Certificate of registration on change of name' (if changing the name of an organisation).

And (For individuals who are changing their name)

  • One Category A document (refer to Proof of identity requirements below).

In addition to an acceptable change of name document you must provide the original driver's licence document.

Notes:

  • Your identity and change of name documents should show a clear link between your names.
  • At least one of the documents should contain your signature.
  • Change of name documents are not accepted via fax.
  • A person who is married overseas must apply through the registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages for a change of name certificate. However, persons married in New Zealand do not require a change of name certificate if they have their New Zealand marriage certificate.
  • The WA Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages no longer accept change of name applications for people who were born in another state or territory of Australia. Applicants will need to apply through their birth state.
LBU_FS_YourSecureID.pdf icon Proof of identity requirements (Fact sheet) Kb

  Step 3: Attend a Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional Agency in person

Note:

  • The information you supply may be disclosed to other government agencies where provided for in legislation. The Director General of the department also releases aggregated statistical information to third parties. However, your personal identifying information will not be released to these persons without your explicit consent.
  • If you have a postal address, which is different to your residential address, it can be used for correspondence purposes but you must provide a residential address.

You will need to attend a Driver and Vehicle Services Centre with your supporting documentation.

  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 (2017/2018)

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) $77.20
Licence fee - 1 year $42.50
Licence fee - 5 years $133.50
Licence fee - 1 year forced by condition $26.70
Licence fee - 2 years forced by condition $53.40
Licence fee - 3 years forced by condition $80.10
Licence fee - 4 years forced by condition $106.80
Licence fee - 1 year Pensioner or Senior $13.35
Licence fee - 5 years Pensioner or Senior $66.75
Licence fee - 1 year Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $13.35
Licence fee - 2 years Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $26.70
Licence fee - 3 years Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $40.05
Licence fee - 4 years Pensioner or Senior forced by condition $53.40
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 $35.80
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence (Pensioners and Seniors) $17.90
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence (Aged Pensioners) No Fee

Duplicate tax invoice

Fee type Fee
Duplicate tax invoice (including 10% Goods and Services Tax) $9.80

Certified copy of excessive demerit points notice fee

Fee type Fee
Certified copy of notice $21.10

Transfer application (overseas/interstate) fees

Fee type Fee
Transfer application (overseas or expired interstate) $41.40
Additional class application (not MC or HC) $77.20
Removal of class restriction (e.g. R-E to R). Note this fee does not include MC and HC class $73.70

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 $73.70

Extraordinary driver's licence fees

Fee type Fee
Original extraordinary licence application - 1 year $183.00
Original extraordinary licence application - 6 months $91.50
Extraordinary licence renewal - 1 year $39.10
Extraordinary licence renewal - 6 months $19.55
Extraordinary licence replacement $35.80

Alcohol Interlock fee

Fee type Fee
Alcohol Interlock condition $192.30

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 $18.80
Every subsequent learner's permit theory resit $13.10
Application fee including one practical driving assessment (PDA) $77.20
Every subsequent PDA resit $73.70
Learner guide and log book $18.70
Initial Hazard Perception Test (HPT) $21.20
Every subsequent HPT resit $14.10
Learner permit replacement $35.10

HC and MC heavy vehicle class fees

Fee type Fee
Multi Combination (MC class) assessment by authorised providers:
MC class application $41.40
MC class restriction removal $168.60
Heavy Combination: (HC class) assessment by the Department/Police:
HC class application $176.90
HC class application: no driving test (e.g. transfer of class) $41.40
HC supplementary Practical Driving Assessment $168.60
HC class restriction removal $168.60
Heavy Rigid (HR class) and Heavy Combination (HC class) assessment by authorised providers:
HR/HC class application $41.40
HR/HC class $168.60

Hire and reward extension (bus/taxi) fees

Fees are non refundable.

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

Driving instructors fees

Fee type Fee
Application fee $94.60
Licence fee $5.35
Duplicate licence fee $7.80
Testing fee $161.80

WA photo card fees

Fee type Fee
WA photo card application $43.20
Replacement WA photo card $35.80
Additional WA photo card $36.60
WA photo card application - Pensioner or Senior concession $21.60
Replacement WA photo card - Pensioner or Senior concession $17.90
Additional WA photo card - Pensioner or Senior concession $18.30
WA photo card application/replacement/additional - Aged Pensioner No fee

The WA photo card replaced the proof of age card.

FINAL_LBU_P_Fees_201718_Complete.pdf icon All driver and vehicle related fees (2017/2018) Kb

 

Page last updated: Tue Jul 25 2017 10:06:48 AM