What is the minimum age and other requirements for QLD driving licence?

  • For learner licence be a minimum of 16 years old and P1 17 years.
  • must have current learner driving licence, or
  • valid overseas licence. If the licence is not in English, translation by qualified accredited translator is required.
  • If you are under 25 age, you have to complete a minimum of 100 hrs of lesson, of which 10 hrs of night driving lesson. The same is required to be recorded on your Learner Driver Logbook.
  • Your Logbook is required to be approved by Department of Transport prior to your driving test appointment.
  • Arrive at the test centre at least 10 minutes early

What do I need to bring to the test?

  • Current learner driving license.
  •  If you are overseas licence holder, bring your licence and original passport. If the licence is not in English, translation by qualified accredited translator is required
  • Appointment receipt or reference.
  • A completed Driving Licence application form.

What is not allowed during the test?

  •  Mobile phone is not allowed. Switch it off before commencing your test.
  •  Your Driving Instructor may sit in the front seat, but not allowed to  communicate with you. Prior arrangement required to notify the examiner.

What will happen during the test?

  • The test will commence technically from the time the Test Officer appear and introduce him/her self  to you.
  • The test takes about 35 minutes.
  • There will be a short pre-drive check.
  • The first part of drive will start in a quite area.
  • The second part of driving will be in a busy road to assess your ability
  • The Test Officer will give you simple instruction and if you are not sure,  ask to be repeated.
  • During the test, you are expected to perform the driving task according to the road rules.
  • If you do anything unsafe, the Test will be stopped immediately.

Good luck!