You can access some NSW government licences and credentials digitally using your smartphone. A digital licence allows you to view and show that licence.

Available digital licences and credentials for individuals include:

What you need

How to add

  1. Download the Service NSW app on your phone. If you already have the app, update to the latest version.
  2. Log in to the Service NSW app with your MyServiceNSW Account details.
  3. To add a licence, either select the + symbol next to ‘Licences & Credentials’ or select ‘Add a digital licence or credential’ from the carousel.
  4. Follow the prompts to add your licence to the Service NSW app.

More information

  • Digital licences are available on an opt-in basis; you'll still receive a physical licence or permit.
  • Once you've added a licence it will be available in the carousel on the homescreen.
  • 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.
  • Businesses can manage their licences through their Service NSW Business Profile.

Last updated: 27 March 2023