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 (for individuals)

Change your details without an online account

Change your WA address and contact details
 

Change of address, gender and name (No fees apply*)

There is no fee payable to change your name, address or gender on our system. A fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document. (see footnote)
Fee type Fee
Change of address No fee [*]
Change of gender No fee [*]
Change of name No fee [*]

[*] A fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document showing your new name or address, or wish to change the photograph recorded on your licence document.

 

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.

Note:

  • 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 licensed 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

DoTDirect logo

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.

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.

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.

Return of plates

If you have a WA licensed vehicle and have recently moved to a new State/Territory, you are required to return the number plates to the Department of Transport.

  Change your WA address and contact details (for organisations)

Change of address, gender and name (No fees apply*)

There is no fee payable to change your name, address or gender on our system. A fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document. (see footnote)
Fee type Fee
Change of address No fee [*]
Change of gender No fee [*]
Change of name No fee [*]

[*] A fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document showing your new name or address, or wish to change the photograph recorded on your licence document.

 

You may update your address and contact details:

  • WA vehicle licence (registration).
  • WA recreational boat registration.

Note:

  • It is a legal requirement to notify Driver and Vehicle Services within 21 days of changing your address.
  • As part of this service and for security purposes you will need to provide the plate numbers of all vehicles licensed in your name.

Change your details via your online account

DoTDirect logo

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

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

  • Login to your Online account.
  • Once you are logged into your account, you can sign up your business for a DoTDirect Profile by going to the Tools menu and select 'Register an Organisation'.
  • You must provide a residential address. You can also enter a postal address, which is different from your residential address, for correspondence purposes only.

Please note: 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.

Return of plates

If you have a WA licensed vehicle and have recently moved to a new State/Territory, you are required to return the number plates to the Department of Transport.

  Change of address by post or fax (all types)

If you prefer, you can notify us in writing of your change of address by using the 'Change of personal details' (Form C4) provided below.

  • The change of address fax number is: 1300 669 995 or from outside Australia +61 8 9427 8191.

Note:

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

LBU_F_C4_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form C4) Kb

  Change of address stickers for driver's licences

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 name

If you have changed your name, you will need to complete the Change of personal details (Form C4).

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 C4).

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, 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.

Change of address, gender and name (No fees apply*)

There is no fee payable to change your name, address or gender on our system. A fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document. (see footnote)
Fee type Fee
Change of address No fee [*]
Change of gender No fee [*]
Change of name No fee [*]

[*] A fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document showing your new name or address, or wish to change the photograph recorded on your licence document.

Duplicate/replacement driver licence fees

Fee type Fee
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence document $30.00 [*]
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence document (Pensioners and Seniors) $15.00 [*]
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence document (Aged Pensioners) No fee [*]

[*] 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, or wish to change the photograph recorded on your licence document.

Learner driver fees

There is no fee for renewing a learner's permit if the learner driver has sat the theory test in the past 5 years. If not, the learner driver will need to sit and pass the learner's permit theory test. (Fee listed below)
Fee type Fee
Learner's permit theory test
Sit the learner's permit theory test (CTT) $19.25
Subsequent learner's permit theory resits (CTT) $13.95
Learner's guide and log book $7.35
Learner's permit document replacement $30.00
Hazard Perception Test (HPT)
Sit the initial Hazard Perception Test (HPT) $22.20
Every subsequent Hazard Perception Test (HPT) resit $15.40
Practical Driving Assessment (PDA)
Application fee including one Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) $89.15
Every subsequent Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) resit $81.40
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
LBU_F_C4_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form C4) Kb

  How we use your information

We treat all information we hold about you as private and confidential. Your personal details may be disclosed to other driver licensing authorities to assess your application or verify any information you have provided.

Please refer to our fact sheet below for more information on how we do this.

LBU_P_How_we_use_your_information_fact_sheet.pdf icon How we use your information (Fact sheet) Kb

 

Page last updated: Thu Aug 9 2018 12:03:10 PM