Replace my learner's permit

If your Western Australian learner's permit has been lost, stolen, damaged you can apply for a replacement.

Before you begin

This transaction may be possible via your DoTDirect online account. If you do not have a DoTDirect account, please use the links below to sign up.

If you do not have a DoTDirect account, please follow steps 1 to 4 below.

  Replacing a learner's permit online via your DoTDirect account

If you have a DoTDirect account you can purchase a replacement learner's permit online.

You are not eligible to order a replacement online, and will need to visit a Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) centre, regional Department of Transport (DoT) office or DVS agent to replace your learner's permit, if any of the following apply:

  • You have changed your address within the last 7 days.
  • You have ordered a replacement learner's permit for the specified class online in the last 12 months.

The following button will prompt you to login before directing you to the online service. If you don't already have a DoTDirect account you can follow the prompt to create an account.

If you use DoTDirect, there is no need to follow steps 1 to 3 below.

Login to your online account Register for your online account

  Replacing a learner's permit in person (without an online account)

You can purchase a replacement learner's permit at a Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) centre, regional Department of Transport (DoT) office or DVS agent

Please follow steps 1 to 3 below.

  Step 1: Complete the application (Form DL26)

Please download the form DL26 to apply for a replacement learner's permit.

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

  Step 2: Provide proof of identity

You will need to provide acceptable primary and secondary proof of identification. One of these must show your signature.

If you are applying by post, you will need to send us certified copies of your identity documents. Please contact us to confirm we hold a valid photo for you before you apply by post.

If you are applying in person, you may bring originals to be witnessed by a Department of Transport employee.

Please go to Proof of identity for more information.

  Step 3: Submit the application (Form DL26)

You can apply for a replacement learner's permit either by post, or in person.

Once received, we will process your application and post a replacement learner's permit to the address that is in our records.

Submitting an application in person

If your photograph and signature are not recorded with the Department of Transport, or you prefer to submit the application in person, you will need to go to a Driver and Vehicle Services centre or regional agent.

Please bring along the following:

  • Completed application form DL26.
  • Original or certified copies of your proof of identity.
  • The application 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 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 $19.25
Every subsequent learner's permit theory resit $13.95
Learner's guide and log book $7.35
Learner's permit 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

Submitting application by post

Please post the following documents to us:

  • Completed application form DL26.
  • Certified copies of your proof of identity.
  • Completed photo kit (if applying from overseas or interstate).
  • The application fee.
Street address Postal address Telephone Fax Email
  Department of Transport,
Driver and Vehicle Services,
GPO Box R1290,
Perth WA 6844
     

Please make cheques or money orders payable to Department of Transport.

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

 

Page last updated: Mon Jul 2 2018 11:07:35 AM