If your bus driver authority card is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, you can apply for a replacement online. 

You'll also need to apply for a replacement if you have moved interstate or have moved from interstate to NSW.

There is no fee for replacing your driver authority.


You can apply for a replacement authority if you currently hold a bus driver authority.

What you need

  • a valid email address
  • a copy of your current Australian driver licence (scanned as a PDF)
  • a copy of a proof of identity document (if you hold an interstate driver licence)
  • if you don't hold a valid NSW driver licence and have not submitted a previous application online, you'll need a digital photo. The photo must be:
    • a recent and clear photo
    • contain only your head and neck
    • be on a pale background
    • no hat or sunglasses.
    • 246 pixel width and 246 pixel height resolution
    • JPG/JPEG/PNG/BMP/GIF format.

How to replace

  1. Select 'Replace online'
  2. Follow the prompts.
  3. Upload supporting documents.
  4. Review and submit your details.

More information

  • Your application cannot be saved to continue at a later date.
  • If your application is submitted successfully, you'll receive an email and PDF copy of your application.
Last updated: 28 November 2023

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