To progress to a full licence through the NSW driver/rider graduated licensing scheme, you need to pass various tests at each stage, including:
- driver/rider knowledge test
- hazard perception test
- driver qualification test (if your P2 licence was issued before 20 November 2017
- driving practical test.
You can book these tests online.
Check the eligibility requirements before you book, as each of the tests has different requirements.
What you'll need
- an account with Online Services
- your driver licence number, Photo Card, or Roads and Maritime Services customer number (for all bookings except the driver knowledge test)
- your payment.
How to book
- Select the 'Book online' button.
- Select 'Your details (existing RMS customer)' or 'First time customer' or 'Log in'.
- Enter your details and select 'Continue'.
- Choose a test.
- Choose a location.
- Choose a date and time.
- Enter payment details.
- Confirm and pay.
- View, print or email your confirmation.
- You can sit a driver licence test when you've completed all the requirements specific to the test you choose.
- Prepare for your driving tests by downloading handbooks and checking your skills and knowledge on practice tests.
- To drive a heavy vehicle, you'll need the appropriate class of licence.
Contact a motorcycle rider training provider if you'd like to book:
- pre-learner rider training/testing in a declared area.
Contact a service centre if you'd like to book any of the following:
- motorcycle tests in non-declared areas
- aged, deaf and disabled driving and riding tests
- instructor, and instructor taking impart knowledge tests
- short manual driving test
- interpreter-assisted tests.
For more information on the NSW graduated licensing system, visit Getting a Licence on the Roads and Maritime Services website.
Things to keep in mind...
- If you fail your driving test, the examiner will explain to you why you failed in the particular area/s.
- You can take the test as many times as you like, but you must pay each time, and allow 7 days between tests.
- If your vehicle has an airbag affected by the Takata airbag recall, you’ll need to have this replaced before your test, otherwise, your driver test won’t take place. Check online if your vehicle is affected.
Service NSW and Roads and Maritime Services are aware of a Third Party website offering to book licence tests online. In addition to the fee charged by Roads and Maritime Services, this site charges additional fees to book a test. Customers should note that Roads and Maritime Services and Service NSW do not have any connection with other websites or services, and are limited in the assistance that can be provided if customers experience difficulties booking through Third Party websites. If you'd like to book a driver or licence test we recommend that you use the online test booking service provided by Online Services.