The DKT online content is provided specifically for the purpose of people undertaking the Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) so they can qualify to undergo a practical driving test and apply for a relevant class of driver licence under the Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Regulation 2017.

This content is also for people who are required to pass the DKT to convert an overseas licence, renew their learner licence or to re-apply for a licence that has expired for more than 5 years.

The following Terms and Conditions form an agreement between you, the test participant, and Transport for NSW (Transport), and sets out:

  • the obligations of both parties
  • what constitutes use and misuse of the DKT online
  • relevant liabilities and indemnities.

By enrolling in the DKT online, you are agreeing to accept these Terms and Conditions.

Service NSW also carries out customer service functions on behalf of Transport to deliver the DKT and to carry out some other activities described in these Terms and Conditions.


You are eligible for the DKT online if you meet the following criteria:

  • you have a MyServiceNSW Account
  • you are at least 15 years and 11 months of age
  • you are a NSW resident
  • you have not previously been disqualified from applying for a driver licence (for example, for driving unlicensed)
  • you have not been prohibited or refused from driving a motor vehicle or riding a motorcycle in NSW or elsewhere.

Support allowed and test conditions

You may have support from family or friends when undertaking the learning modules in the DKT online.

You must undertake the final test on your own, without assistance from another person and without the use of any reference material (e.g. the Road User Handbook).

If you fail the final test you will be able to retake it after a period of 12 hours.

Enrolment and licence application period

You have a period of 12 months from enrolment in the DKT online to complete the learning modules and pass the final test.

If you fail to complete the learning modules and pass the final test within 12 months from enrolment, your enrolment will expire and you will be required to re-enrol. You may choose to instead book a DKT in person and sit the DKT at a Service NSW Centre.

Once you pass the final test you have a period of 12 months to obtain the relevant driver licence. If you fail to obtain the driver licence within this time period, you must redo the learning modules and pass the DKT again.

Cost and payment

The Driver Knowledge Test online fee is listed on When you pass the final test you will be required to pay that fee at the Service NSW Centre once you submit an application for the relevant driver licence. 

Information you provide

By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that all information, including personal information you provide in your application to enrol in DKT online is accurate, true and complete.

You are responsible for any additional expenses you may incur if you submit incorrect information and Transport for NSW and Service NSW acts upon it.

Digital notifications

By enrolling in DKT online you agree to:

  • receive notifications relating to the status of your enrolment in and progress through the DKT online in your MyServiceNSW Account, via email, and push notification in the Service NSW app
  • authorise Service NSW to update your contact preferences and contact details and share them with TfNSW; and
  • acknowledge that these will be the only methods through which you will receive these communications.

Unavailability of service

You acknowledge and agree that from time to time the DKT online service may be unavailable.

Copyright and accessibility

DKT online has copyright limitations and accessibility features. Information on copyright and accessibility can be viewed at

Compliance with these Terms and Conditions

If Transport suspects that you have breached these Terms and Conditions, then Transport may cancel your enrolment in the DKT online and you will be required to attend a Service NSW centre to take the DKT in person.

It is an offence to seek to obtain or renew a driver licence by false statement, or any misrepresentation or dishonest means. Penalties including fines and imprisonment can apply.

Personal Information Collection Notice

Transport for NSW is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring your personal and health information is managed according to law.

Find out why Transport collects your personal information, including how it is used and managed, by reading Transport’s privacy statement.

Read the Service NSW privacy statement to find out how Service NSW handles your personal information when carrying out functions on behalf of Transport.

Limitation of Liability

Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, Transport will not be liable for any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity) whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising out of the DKT online, including any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under Transport’s control), any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference, any data that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after receipt by Transport) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of Transport for NSW. The benefit of this clause to Transport will also apply to Service NSW to the extent that it acts for Transport.

Changing these Terms

Transport and Service NSW may change these terms, and their instructions from time to time by republishing them online. You agree that by Transport and/or Service NSW doing this, that you have been provided with sufficient notice of the variation. You should read the Terms and Instructions each time before you use the DKT online in case they have changed. If you do not agree to any change, you should not continue to use the DKT online.


These Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and you irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

Last updated: 7 July 2024