Replace your driver licence if lost, stolen or damaged
Changes to NT driver licences and photo ID cards
From November 2020, Northern Territory (NT) driver licences and all other photo ID cards issued by the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) will change.
Read about these changes.
If your licence is lost, stolen or damaged, you can request for a replacement licence.
How to request
When submitting your request, you must provide all of the following to the MVR:
- full name
- date of birth
- residential address
- if your address has changed, you must inform MVR - find out how to change your contact details
- contact phone number.
To submit your request, choose any of the below options and include the above details.
You can request a replacement licence by mail.
You must also send your cheque or money order to pay for the licence replacement fee.
Motor Vehicle Registry
GPO Box 530
Darwin NT 0801
After you submit your request
You will get a driver licence receipt as a temporary evidence of your authority to drive.
You can get it by:
- email - if you specifically request for it on your application.
When your licence is ready
Your replacement licence will be mailed to the address shown on your driver licence receipt. If the address is not correct, you must contact MVR.
You must allow standard mail delivery times for your area.
Last updated: 25 January 2021
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