Introduction

A driving record is a history of offences recorded against your licence, and you're able to buy a copy of your own record if you need it.

You can order 2 types of driving record online:

  • an online driving record which cannot be used for legal proceedings, or
  • a certified driving record which can be used for legal proceedings.

What you'll need

  • a MyServiceNSW Account connected to Roads and Maritime Services.

If you don't have an account you can sign up now. All you need to get started is an email address, and:

  • your NSW driver licence details, or
  • the plate number of a vehicle registered in your name.

If you're unable to order online, you'll need:

  • the PDF form – 'Access to Own Personal Records Application'
  • proof of identity documents (such as passport, Photo Card)
  • detailed description of the information you'd like to access.

How to order

  1. Select the 'Order online' button.
  2. Log into your MyServiceNSW Account, or sign up now. If your account is new or it was not previously connected to Roads and Maritime, enter your NSW driver licence details.
  3. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  4. Select 'Buy a certified driving record' or 'Buy an online driving record'.
  5. Check and confirm your order details.
  6. Enter your payment details.
  7. Print your transaction receipt, and download your online driving record.

If you're unable to order online:

  1. Download and complete the Access to Own Personal Records Application – PDF.
  2. Make sure you attach all the required documents.
  3. Visit a service centre and submit your application with payment in person, or send to the contact details on the form. 

 

Who's eligible?

  • NSW driver licence holders who have a MyServiceNSW Account connected to Roads and Maritime.
  • NSW residents who have previously held a NSW driver licence and wish to access their driving record.

Things to keep in mind...

  • Only the certified driving record can be used as evidence in legal proceedings or in a court of law. You cannot use an online driving record in court or for a driver licence disqualification application.
  • If you buy a certified driving record, it will be posted to you at the mailing address recorded with Roads and Maritime – you should receive it within 7 days.
  • If you require the record to be mailed to a state other than NSW, you'll need to order via post, using Access to Own Personal Records Application – PDF.
  • When you buy a certified driving record, you automatically get an online driving record as well.
  • If you buy an online driving record, it will be available immediately, and for 7 days.

Payment methods

You can review transaction payment options on our payment methods page.

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