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You can access some NSW government licences and permits digitally using your smartphone or tablet device. A digital licence allows you to view, show and renew that licence.

Available digital licences include:

  • Boat Driving Licence
  • Vessel Registration
  • Recreational Fishing Fee
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Competency Card
  • Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) Competency Card.

To get started you'll need to have a MyServiceNSW Account and the latest version of the Service NSW app. Then you'll need to add the licence to your MyServiceNSW Account.

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Coming soon:

  • a MyServiceNSW Account. Don't have an account? Sign up now. All you need to get started is an email address
  • the latest version of the Service NSW app.
  1. Log into your MyServiceNSW Account, or sign up now.
  2. From your dashboard, go to 'My services' and add the relevant service.
  3. Download the Service NSW app for iOS or Android to your smartphone or tablet. If you already have the app, update to the latest version.
  4. On the app, log in using your MyServiceNSW Account details and create a PIN.
  5. For extra security, you can enable Touch ID or Face ID to use instead of a PIN for future logins.
  6. Once you're logged in, we'll automatically fetch and display your licences and regos.
  • Digital licences are available on an opt-in basis; you'll still receive a physical licence or permit.
  • Licences will be available in a carousel on the homescreen. Registrations will be available by tapping 'Registrations' in the Tools section.
  • The digital Boat Driving Licence is not valid when operating a personal watercraft (PWC) at any speed. If you're driving a PWC you must carry your physical PWC licence.

Need help?

We’re happy to help you with this transaction.

Feel free to call us on 13 77 88 or visit a service centre

Source url: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/get-started-digital-licences