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_C4_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form C4) Kb
LBU_P_FAQ_ChangeMyGender.pdf icon Change my gender (Frequently Asked Questions) Kb
LBU_FS_POI_PrimSec.pdf icon Proof of identity for other Driver and Vehicle Services transactions (Not an initial driver's licence or Photo Card) Kb
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

  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 $30.00
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 $15.00
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 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 Computerised Theory Test (CTT)
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 (includes access to the Learn&Log app) $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

 

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