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 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

  Step 1: Complete a change of personal details (Form C4)

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 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_C4_PersonalDetails.pdf icon Change of personal details (Form C4) 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:

One or more of the following as required to establish 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 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) or
  • Your WA driver's licence, learner's permit or photo card, (issued by WA DoT or the IOT).

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.

 

Page last updated: Tue Sep 25 2018 10:23:36 AM