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Victorian Driving Licences

Updated: Oct 26, 2023

How to get driver licence in Victoria

Getting a driver's license in Victoria is a relatively straightforward process. Here are the steps involved to get Victorian driving licences:

  1. Apply for a learner permit. You can do this online or at any VicRoads office. You will need to provide your name, date of birth, address, and proof of identity and residency. The application fee is $29.50.

  2. Complete a driver education course. There are many different driver education courses available in Victoria. Some are offered by driving schools, while others are offered by community organizations. The course must be approved by VicRoads.

  3. Log at least 120 hours of supervised driving. You must have at least 120 hours of supervised driving experience before you can take your driving test. The supervisor must be a fully licensed driver who is at least 25 years old.

  4. Book a Hazard Perception Test (HPT). The HPT is a computer-based test that assesses your ability to recognise and respond to potential hazards in the safest way possible. The HPT must be completed before you can take the driving test. To take the HPT you must hold a current Victorian car learner permit and be at least 17 years and 11 months of age. You can now choose to take the test online or in-person.

  5. Book a driving test. You can book a driving test online or at any VicRoads office. The test fee is $69.

  6. Take your driving test. The driving test will assess your ability to drive safely and obey the road rules. The test will last about 30 minutes.

  7. Receive your driver's license. If you pass your driving test, you will be issued with a driver's license. The license will be valid for 10 years.

How to Book a Driving Test in Victoria

You can book a driving test online or at any VicRoads office. To book online, you will need to create a myVicRoads account. Once you have created an account, you can log in and book a test. To book a test at a VicRoads office, you will need to bring your proof of identity and residency.

Here are the steps on how to book a driving test online:

  1. Go to the VicRoads website.

  2. Click on the "Services" tab.

  3. Click on "Drivers and vehicles."

  4. Click on "Book a driving test."

  5. Enter your details.

  6. Choose a test date and time.

  7. Pay the test fee.

  8. Click on "Book now."

Here are the steps on how to book a driving test at a VicRoads office:

  1. Go to a VicRoads office.

  2. Bring your proof of identity and residency.

  3. Tell the staff member that you would like to book a driving test.

  4. The staff member will help you book a test.

Tips for Passing Your Driving Test

Here are some tips to help you pass your driving test:

  • Practice driving in a variety of conditions.

  • Be familiar with the road rules.

  • Be aware of your surroundings.

  • Drive smoothly and confidently.

  • Obey the instructions of the examiner.

If you follow these tips, you will be well on your way to passing your driving test.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a learner permit and a probationary license?

A learner permit allows you to drive with a fully licensed driver who is at least 25 years old as your supervisor. A probationary license allows you to drive independently, but you are subject to certain restrictions, such as a zero blood alcohol limit and a curfew.

How long do I have to wait after I get my learner permit before I can take my driving test?

You must have had your learner permit for at least 12 months before you can take your driving test.

What is the cost of a Victorian driver's license?

The cost of a Victorian driver's license is $69.

What are the road rules in Victoria?

The road rules in Victoria are available on the VicRoads website.

Where can I find more information about getting a Victorian driver's license?

More information about getting a Victorian driver's license is available on the VicRoads website.



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