• Heads up

    It is unlawful to drive a motor vehicle on a road or a road related area without holding a current driver's licence for that class of vehicle. Severe penalties apply.

  • Heads up

    If you hold a driver's licence, you must notify the Registrar of Motor Vehicles within 14 days if you have changed your residential address.

my car licence

Driving is one of the riskiest daily activities that you'll do so, preparing yourself and your vehicle is vital. Safe drivers aim to reduce and manage their risk by making good decisions and taking responsibility for their behaviour when driving. You need to work through a series of stages in the process of getting your car driver's licence. This section explains how you progress through the Graduated Licensing Scheme before obtaining your full car licence.

What stage are you at?


Graduated Licensing Scheme

The staged approach to getting your driver’s licence, including new rules to protect P-Platers.

The Driver's Handbook

The Driver's Handbook is the road rules handbook for all South Australian drivers, including learner drivers. 

Learner's Theory Test

Study up for the learner's theory test. Each time you start this practice test you'll get 14 random questions from the real test - so keep practising. 

Hazard Perception Test

What to expect in the Hazard Perception Test

Renew your rego/licence

Online registration and licensing renewals and other related transactions.

Medical fitness to drive

Learn about the fitness to drive requirements in South Australia.

International drivers

If you are a visitor to South Australia - welcome!  We want you to enjoy your stay, but more importantly we want you to stay safe. Here are tips and rules for driving in South Australia.

Supervising a learner driver

Helping a young person develop the skills and attitudes they need to become a safer, smarter driver is a challenging and rewarding experience. Be prepared and learn the rules.

High powered vehicles

Drivers who gained a provisional licence on or after 4 September 2010 must not drive a high-powered vehicle if you are under the age of 25 until you gain a full driver’s licence.

Safer vehicles

Buying a car, whether it's for you or your child, is a big responsibility.

On the Right Track

On the Right Track provides culturally appropriate information for Aboriginal people about road safety and driver licensing.
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