Change my address

It is a legal requirement to notify Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) within 21 days of changing your 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)

You can update address and contact details for:

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

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.
  • There is no fee payable to change your name, organisation name, address or gender. However, a fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document, vehicle licence document, or Photo Card. Visit the Transport-related fees section for more information.

Change your details without an online account

Change your WA address and contact details
 

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.

Change of address by post or fax

You can notify us in writing of your change of address by using the Change of personal details (C4) form provided below.

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

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.

  Change your WA address and contact details (for organisations)

You may update your address and contact details:

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

Note:

  • As part of this service and for security purposes you will need to provide the plate numbers of all vehicles licensed in your organisation's name.
  • There is no fee payable to change your name, organisation name, address or gender. However, a fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document, vehicle licence document, or Photo Card.

Change your details via your online account

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If you are already registered as an individual for an online account you can change your organisation's address and contact details by logging in and signing up your business for a DoTDirect Profile.

  • Login to your Online account.
  • Go 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.

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 (Form C4) provided below.

  • The change of address fax number is: 1300 669 995 or from outside Australia +61 8 9427 8191.
LBU_F_C4_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form C4) Kb

  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 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.

  Driver and vehicle licensing fees and charges

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

There is no fee payable to change your name, organisation name, address or gender. However, a fee will apply if you request a replacement driver's licence document, vehicle licence document, or Photo Card.

Change of address, Photo Card

Fee type Fee
Application for a WA Photo Card $44.00
Replacement WA Photo Card $27.50
Additional WA Photo Card $44.00
Application for a WA Photo Card: Pensioner or Senior concession $22.00
Replacement WA Photo Card: Pensioner or Senior concession $13.75
Additional WA Photo Card: Pensioner or Senior concession $22.00
Application or replacement or additional WA Photo Card: Aged Pensioner No fee

Duplicate/replacement driver licence fees

Fee type Fee
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence card $27.50
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence card (Pensioners and Seniors) $13.75
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence card (Aged Pensioners) No fee

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 five years. If not, the learner driver will need to sit and pass the Computerised Theory Test (CTT).
Fee type Fee
Driver's licence application
New driver licence application fee including one Practical Driving Assessment (original issue, not HC or MC class) $99.30
Additional class application fee including one Practical Driving Assessment (not HC or MC class) $99.30
Class restriction removal (does not include HC and MC class) $87.90
Learner's permit Computerised Theory Test (CTT)
Sit the learner's permit Computerised Theory Test (CTT) $19.60
Subsequent learner's permit Computerised Theory Test (CTT) resits $14.65
Learner log book (includes access to the Learn&Log app) $9.45
Learner's permit card replacement $27.50
Hazard Perception Test (HPT)
Sit the initial Hazard Perception Test (HPT) $23.60
Every subsequent Hazard Perception Test (HPT) resit $16.75
Practical Driving Assessment (PDA)
Every subsequent Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) resit $87.90
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

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.

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: Mon May 27 2019 2:41:34 PM