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Renewing your driver licence

Payment details and information on renewing your driver licence in the Australian Capital Territory.

You will be sent a courtesy reminder about four to six weeks before the expiry date of your driver licence. However, you do not require this reminder to renew your licence. A driver licence can be renewed up to twelve months in advance.

To renew your licence you must attend any Canberra Connect Shopfront or the Civic Driver Licence Service with Proof of Identity and residency and pay the relevant licence fee.

You will be required to complete the declaration on a licence renewal form and may be required to have an eye test. A new photo will be taken for your licence and the licence will be renewed until your next birthday divisible by five.

Full licences and National Heavy Vehicle licences are originally issued to the licensee's next birthday where the licensee's age is divisible by 5. Thereafter renewals are every 5 years.

Some licensees (such as advanced age drivers) must also submit to medical examinations to ensure that they are fit and competent to continue driving. For more information go to the page Medical Conditions.


You must apply in person with proof of identity.


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Dickson Motor Registry
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