Replace your driver's licence

Find out how to replace a lost, damaged or stolen WA driver's licence.

You can apply for a replacement licence if your driver’s licence is lost, damaged or stolen.

You can also replace your licence for other reasons, such as adding a new vehicle class.

You cannot apply for a replacement driver's licence if:

  • you have been prohibited from driving a motor vehicle or riding a motorcycle in WA or elsewhere since last obtaining your licence
  • your licence has been disqualified, cancelled, suspended, expired or there are charges pending against you
  • you are subject to an appeal for driving or riding offences.

Replace a lost or damaged driver's licence

If your driver’s licence is lost or damaged, you can apply for a replacement:

You will need to visit a DVS centre, DoT regional office or agent, if you:

  • need to change your name on your driver’s licence
  • need to update your photo or your licence is over 10 years old
  • have changed your address in the last 7 days
  • have ordered a replacement licence online in the last 12 months.

Concession holders

If you are eligible for a 100% concession on your licence renewal fee, you are eligible for a free replacement driver’s licence. 

Apply online 

To order a replacement licence card online, you will need to:

  1. Log in to your DotDirect account.
  2. Select the option under the 'Driver's Licence or Tools ' tab and follow the prompts.
  3. Pay the replacement fee.

If you do not have a DoTDirect account, register for one today.

Apply by post

To order a replacement licence by post, you will need to provide:

  • a completed Application for Replacement/Certified Copy of Driver's Licence, Learner's Permit or Learner Log Book (DL26) form
  • certified copies of primary and secondary proof of identity
  • cheque, money order or credit card details for replacement fee.

Send to: 

Department of Transport 
GPO BOX R1290
Perth, WA 6844

Replace a stolen licence

If your driver’s licence has been stolen, you need to report it to the Western Australian Police Force.

Once you have a police report number, you will be eligible for a free certified copy of your licence.
To replace your stolen licence, you will need to visit a DVS centre, DoT regional office or agent or apply by post.

We can only accept a WA Police report. 

If your driver’s licence is stolen overseas, we cannot accept an overseas police report to provide a free replacement driver’s licence.

Apply in person 

You will need to visit a DVS centre, DoT regional office or agent and:

  1. Submit a completed Application for Replacement/Certified Copy of Driver's Licence, Learner's Permit or Learner Log Book (DL26) form.
  2. Provide original copies of primary and secondary proof of identity.
  3. Provide a WA police report number.

Apply by post

To order a replacement licence for a stolen licence by post, you will need to provide:

  • a completed Application for Replacement/Certified Copy of Driver's Licence, Learner's Permit or Learner Log Book (DL26) form
  • certified copies of primary and secondary proof of identity
  • a WA Police report number.

Send to: 

Department of Transport 
GPO BOX R1290
Perth, WA 6844

Duplicate/replacement driver licence fees

Fee type Fee
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence card $32.20
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence card (Pensioners and Seniors) $16.10
Duplicate/replacement driver's licence card (Aged Pensioners) No fee
Page last updated: Tue Feb 27 2024 8:11:24 AM