Driver and rider licence fees

Test and examination fees

Test / examinations Fee
Theory test $20
Motorcycle Operator Skills Test (MOST or Balance Test)* $20
Practical driving test conducted in respect of licence application* $90.20
Practical riding test $90.20
METAL course $109
DriveSafe NT driver education enrolment fee $110

Learner and provisional licences

 Licence type  Validity period  Fee
Learner licence 2 years $23
Provisional licence (under 25 years of age) 2 years $47
Provisional licence (over 25 years of age) 1 year $31

Open licence (new or renewal)

Valid for  Fee
1 year $31
2 years $47
5 years $94
10 years $162

Licence replacements or amendments

Description  Fee
Lost, stolen, misplaced or defaced $20
Change of address, change of name, change of physical appearance, gender reassignment NIL
Amendment to licence to upgrade licence classifications $6
Amendment to licence to add new or additional endorsement $6

Other fees

DescriptionFee
Restricted rider (where another class of licence is held)$6
Driver licence history search fee$13
Evidence of identity card$28

Alcohol ignition lock fees and subsidies

The application fee for an alcohol ignition lock licence is $55.

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.

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

Last updated: 27 June 2017