Driver and rider licence fees

MVR fees and charges will increase from 1 July 2019.

This increase will apply to any licence or registration due on or from this date.

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 period Fee
Learner licence 2 years $23
Provisional licence (under 25 years of age) 2 years $48
Provisional licence (over 25 years of age) 1 year $31

Open licence (new or renewal)

Valid forFee
1 year $31
2 years $48
5 years $96
10 years $166

Licence replacements or amendments

Lost, stolen, misplaced or defaced $21
Change of address, change of name, change of physical appearance, gender reassignment NIL
Amendment to licence to upgrade licence classifications $7
Amendment to licence to add new or additional endorsement $7

Other fees

Restricted rider (where another class of licence is held) $7
Driver licence history search fee $14
Evidence of age card $28

Alcohol ignition lock fees and subsidies

The application fee for an alcohol ignition lock licence is $56.

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: 04 June 2019


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