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Introduction

If you had to surrender your licence on medical grounds and you're now able to drive again, you can visit a service centre and apply for your licence to be reissued.

What you need

  • your licence (if you have it) or proof of identity
  • a medical certificate signed by a medical practitioner, demonstrating that you've met the requirements to be reissued with your licence
  • the PDF form – 'Licence Application'.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the Licence Application – PDF.
  2. Make sure you have all your documentation.
  3. Visit a service centre and submit your application.

More information

  • When you apply for or renew a licence card or Photo Card at a service centre, it will be posted to you at no extra cost. Cards usually arrive within 10 working days.
  • If you haven’t received your card through the mail within 10 working days, please call us on 13 77 88.
  • Renewal notices are posted generally within 6 weeks of the card's expiry date.
  • For driver licence renewals or applications a receipt is provided which allows people to drive until the card arrives in the mail. The receipt is valid for 30 days.
  • Further information about centralised photocard printing is available on the Transport for NSW website.

Payment methods

You can review transaction payment options on our payment methods page.