Application For A Dangerous Goods Driver 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.
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.
- Contact the Licensing branch on 1300 852 562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Information about Dangerous Goods.
- Transport of dangerous goods regulations.
- Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations 2008
- Enquiries about dangerous goods, regulations, or completing the form should be directed to the WorkSafe Advisory Service by calling 1800 136 089, or 9641 1444, or email email@example.com.
- Dangerous goods licence conditions.
- Dangerous goods transport.