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If you want to get a NSW Driver Licence, you can use this page to work through the stages involved in going from learner to full licence.

To get your learner licence, you must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • pass the Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)
  • prove your identity
  • pass an eyesight test
  • pay the licence and test fees, unless you’re eligible for a concession.

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To apply for your P1 licence, you must:

  • be at least 17 years of age
  • have held a learner licence for at least 12 months, unless you’re aged 25 years or older
  • have logged at least 120 hours driving time in your Learner Driver Log Book, including at least 20 hours of night driving, unless you’re aged 25 years or older
  • prove your identity
  • pass an eyesight test
  • pay the licence and test fees, unless you’re eligible for a concession
  • pass the Hazard Perception Test (HPT)
  • pass the driving test.

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To apply for your P2 licence, you must:

  • have held your P1 licence for at least 12 months
  • prove your identity
  • pay the licence and test fees, unless you’re eligible for a concession.

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If you are a P1 or P2 driver, you are normally limited by the number of passengers you can carry and the type of vehicles you can drive.

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To apply for your full licence, you must:

  • have held your P2 licence for at least 24 months
  • prove your identity
  • pass an eyesight test
  • pay the licence and test fees, unless you’re eligible for a concession.

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If you move to NSW you can use an existing interstate or overseas licence for up to 3 months. After that you must apply for a NSW Driver Licence.

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Source url: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/getting-nsw-driver-licence