A moped is a motorcycle that is designed so as not to be capable of a speed exceeding 50 km/h and either has an engine capacity not exceeding 50 cc; or is not powered by a piston engine. You can apply for a learner's permit at 15 ½ years of age.
You can apply for a learner's permit to ride a LAMS approved motorcycle (R-E class) vehicle once you are 16 years of age. There are six steps involved in getting a licence that allows you to ride a LAMS approved motorcycle.
If you have a medical condition and/or take any medication that may affect your ability to drive, you must notify the Department. Here you will find examples of medical conditions you should report and what conditions may be applied to your licence.
Find out about driving on your overseas or interstate licence in Western Australia (WA). Different rules apply to visitors and permanent residents from overseas or interstate. Here you can also find out about using your WA licence when travelling.
Licence Alert online is a free service that allows you to receive an SMS or email when your Western Australian driver's and vehicle licences are near expiry. You can also download the free Licence Alert app.