Driver and rider licence fees

The below fees and charges are subject to regulatory changes.

Test and examination fees

Test / examinationsFee
Theory test $20
DriveSafe NT driver education enrolment fee $110

Learner and provisional licences

Licence type Validity periodFee
Learner licence 2 years $24 
Provisional licence (under 25 years of age) 2 years $49
Provisional licence (25 years of age or over) 1 year $32 

Open licence (new or renewal)

Validity periodFee
1 year $32
2 years $49 
5 years $99 
10 years $170 

Licence replacements or amendments

Lost, stolen, misplaced or defaced $21
Change of address, change of name, change of physical appearance - if your previous licence is surrendered NIL
Amendment to licence to upgrade licence classifications $7
Amendment to licence to add driving instructor endorsement $7

Other fees

Restricted rider (where another class of licence is held) $7
Driver licence history search fee $20 
Evidence of age card $28

Find out about taxi and commercial passenger vehicle fees.

Alcohol ignition lock fees and subsidies

The application fee for an alcohol ignition lock licence is $58.

You must pay the cost to install, lease, service and remove a lock. Costs may vary depending on your supplier.

For more information including supplier contact details, read how to get an alcohol ignition lock installed.

Low income and remote assistance subsidies

Low income earners and people living in remote areas can get help with alcohol ignition lock costs. The subsidies available are listed in the table below.

Low income earners can apply for subsidies toward lock installation, lease, service and removal costs.

If you live more than 150km from an urban centre - Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine, Nhulunbuy or Tennant Creek - you can get help to cover the cost of unscheduled services. You can claim this remote assistance subsidy for up to three unscheduled services each year.

Remote assistance $50
Installation $50
Monthly rental $50 per month
Scheduled service (included in monthly rental) Included in monthly rental
Unscheduled service NIL
Removal $50

Last updated: 14 May 2020

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