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Application For A Dangerous Goods Driver Licence

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About the licence 

You must hold a dangerous goods driver licence to drive a licensed vehicle carrying dangerous goods. Dangerous goods include materials such as: flammable liquids (petrol, kerosene, turpentine, flammable paints etc.), corrosives (hydrochloric acid), flammable gases (LP Gas), and non-flammable non-toxic gases (CO2).


  • No fee applies.

Licence is valid for up to 5 years.

Getting the application form

  • You can get the application form from a registered training organisation (RTO), all WorkSafe offices or from WorkSafe's Licensing branch on 1300 852 562.
  • To view a sample form, click here.

Where to send the form

  • Lodge your completed application form at a participating Australia Post outlet.
  • Ensure your form is completed correctly and all supporting information is provided. Your signature must be witnessed by an Australia Post officer when you lodge your application.
  • An Australia Post officer will check your application form, verify all supporting information and will forward your application to WorkSafe for processing.

Apply for or renew the licence 

To apply for or renew the licence to drive a vehicle transporting dangerous goods, you must obtain the application form from an authorised registered training organisation (RTO), all WorkSafe offices, or WorkSafe's Advisory Service.

Complete the application form and provide:

  • a certified copy of your current drivers licence – front and back
  • training or competency certificate completed no longer than six months before your application. Find a registered training organisation. (You keep the pink copy.)
  • Driver commercial health assessment – medical certificate
  • a passport sized and quality photograph
  • VicRoads demerit point extract and conviction reports for the last five years, dated not more than six months prior to your application.

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