Driver and rider licence fees

Test and examination

DescriptionFee
Theory test $20
DriveSafe NT driver education enrolment $110

Find out how to get your driver licence.

Learner, provisional and restricted licence

Licence type Validity periodFee
Learner licence 2 years $24 
Provisional licence (under 25 years of age) 2 years $50
Provisional licence (25 years of age or over) 1 year $33
Restricted rider (where another class of licence is held)1 year$7

Find out how to get your driver licence or get your motorcycle licence.

Open licence (new or renewal)

Validity periodFee
1 year $33
2 years $50         
5 years $101         
10 years $174

Find out how to renew your driver licence.

Licence replacement or amendment

DescriptionFee
Lost, stolen, misplaced or defaced $22
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

Find out how to replace your driver licence if lost, stolen or damaged or change your name or contact details on your driver licence.

Evidence of age

DescriptionFee
Evidence of age card $28

Find out how to apply for an evidence of age card.

Taxi and commercial passenger vehicle

Find out about taxi and commercial passenger vehicle fees.

Alcohol ignition lock and subsidies

The application fee for an alcohol ignition lock licence is $59.

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 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.

DescriptionSubsidy fee
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: 09 September 2021

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