NSW Fees and charges for Roads and Maritime Services licences

Licence fees

(effective 1 July 2018)

Alcohol Interlock Program administration fee

(effective 1 July 2018)

NSW Photo Card (Photo Card) fees

(effective 1 July 2018)

The fee for a Photo Card depends on whether or not you also hold a NSW driver licence.

Handbook and log book fees

(effective 1 July 2018)

Test fees

(effective 1 July 2018)

Exemption letter fees

Application for Exemption from Provisional Licence Conditions fees.

(effective 1 July 2018)

Motorcycle Rider Training Scheme fees

(effective 1 July 2018)

Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (CBA) fees

See Heavy vehicle licence fees.

Concessions and discounts


Eligible pensioners receive the following products free of charge:

  • Licences
  • Driving tests
  • Riding skills test
  • Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (CBA) log book and guide
  • Replacement learner driver log book
  • Photo Cards (Carers and Seniors Card holders also receive a Photo Card free of charge)
  • Interlock Administration Fee.

An eligible pensioner is anyone who holds or receives one of the following:

  • A current Pensioner Concession Card (PCC), issued by the Department of Human Services-Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), showing a NSW address
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed ‘TPI’ (Totally & Permanently Incapacitated)
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed ‘EDA’ (Extreme Disablement Adjustment)
  • A letter or statement/determination from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, stating that you receive a disability pension of 70 per cent or higher, or an Intermediate or Extreme Disablement Adjustment Pension, or you have been assessed under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, at 50 or more impairment points
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed ‘War Widow’
  • A DVA Gold Card endorsed ‘War Widower’.

Interstate-issued pensioner concession cards are not acceptable for claiming a concession in NSW.

Your eligibility for the concession will be validated electronically.

Discount for safe drivers

If you have a good driving record, you may be eligible for a 50% discount on the licence renewal fee, under the fair go for safe drivers scheme.