Replace your driver licence if lost, stolen or damaged

Changes to NT driver licences

Northern Territory (NT) driver licences issued by the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) have changed.

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
  • contact phone number.

You must also pay a licence replacement fee and you may need to show evidence of identity.

To submit your request, choose any of the below options and include the above details.

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You can request a replacement licence by calling 1300 654 628 or emailing mvr@nt.gov.au.

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 mail or email (or both) depending on what you request for.

You can request a replacement licence by mail.

You must also send your cheque or money order to pay for the licence replacement fee.

Mail to:

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:

  • mail
  • email - if you specifically request for it on your application.

You can request a replacement licence and access other MVR transactions at your post office.

You can also visit your local MVR office.

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 on the spot.

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.

Contact

You can contact the MVR by calling 1300 654 628 Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm or by emailing mvr@nt.gov.au.


Last updated: 25 January 2021

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