Upgrade/add a licence

To drive a vehicle of a higher class or remove a restriction on your driver's licence you will have to pass a Practical Driving Assessment and meet other requirements.

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 Motorcycle licence (R)

Find out how to upgrade to an R class licence once you have held your R-E class licence for two years.

 Car (C)

Find out how to upgrade your licence to a car (C class) licence.

 Light Rigid licence (LR)

Find out how to upgrade to a Light Rigid (LR class) heavy vehicle licence after you have held your car (C class) licence for 12 months.

 Medium Rigid licence (MR)

Find out how to upgrade to a Medium Rigid (MR class) heavy vehicle licence after you have held your car (C class) licence for 12 months.

 Heavy Rigid licence (HR)

Licence to drive Heavy Rigid (HR class) vehicles; motor vehicle that has three or more axles and a gross vehicle mass greater than 8,000 kg.

 Heavy Combination licence (HC)

Find out how to upgrade to a Heavy Combination (HC) vehicle licence, including what licences you must hold to be eligible to upgrade.

 Multi Combination licence (MC)

Find out how to upgrade to a Multi Combination (MC) vehicle licence, including what licences you must hold to be eligible to upgrade.

 Passenger transport driver authorisations

Find out how to apply for a passenger transport driver (PTD) authorisation, which allows you drive a vehicle carrying passengers for hire or reward.

 Get a driving instructor's licence

Find out how to apply for a driving instructor's licence in Western Australia, what you need to do to maintain your licence, and how to renew or cancel your licence.
Page last updated: Mon May 17 2021 3:13:21 PM