Graduated licensing system for drivers

Click on your current stage for information on the rules and requirements for your current licensing stage, and how to progress to the next stage.

You can also see a full overview of the licensing pathway.

If you held a novice licence (L1, L2, P1 or P2) as at 1 December 2020 you will follow a different licensing pathway.

Please note that you will find information on other licence classes or car licence information not related to the novice process, including renewing or replacing your car licence, at www.transport.tas.gov.au

Current licence status

I'm currently a:

Pre-learner

Pre-learner

From 15 years and 11 months you may;

Your learner licence will only be issued once you are 16 years old, regardless of which test you complete.

Learner licence holder

Learner licence holder

Novice learners need to log 80 hours, including 15 at night, and hold this licence for a minimum of 12 consecutive months.

L1 and L2 licence holders have different pathways. Learn more.

P1 licence holder

P1 licence holder

You will need to hold your licence for minimum of 12 consecutive months.

P2 licence holder

P2 licence holder

Depending on your age you will have to hold your licence for between one and two years.

Graduated licensing system for drivers

Click on your current stage for information on the rules and requirements for your current licensing stage, and how to progress to the next stage.

You can also see a full overview of the licensing pathway.

If you held a novice licence (L1, L2, P1 or P2) as at 1 December 2020 you will follow a different licensing pathway.

Please note that you will find information on other licence classes or car licence information not related to the novice process, including renewing or replacing your car licence, at www.transport.tas.gov.au