Where do I go to apply for a Victoria learner permit?
How old do I have to be to get a Victoria learner permit?
VicRoads will let you apply for a learner permit as soon as you’re 16.
Which documents should I bring with me for me Victoria learner permit knowledge test?Your original : At least one of the following “Category A” documents: Australian photo drivers licence or learner permit photo card. Victorian marine licence photo card. Victorian firearm licence photo card. Victorian Security Guard/Crowd Controller photo card. Australian passport. An overseas passport (If expired by no more than two years it is acceptable if accompanied by a current Australian visa (e.g. permanent residency or a temporary visa). Document of identity issued by the Passport Office (usually issued to travellers to Norfolk Island). Australian police force officer photo identity card. Consular photo identity card issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Full Australian birth certificate issued by a Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Note: Birth extracts and Commemorative birth certificates are not accepted). Australian naturalisation or citizenship certificate, or a Document for Travel to Australia or a Visa Evidence Card, or if after 1/04/2013 an ImmiCard, issued by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship or the Passport Office (read note 1). NSW Photo Card (issued by NSW RMS after 14 December 2008). Birth card (issued by NSW RMS prior to August 2008). Resolution of Status (RoS) visa (previously known as Temporary Protection Visa (TPV)/Temporary Humanitarian Visa (THV). At least one of the following “Category B” documents: State or federal government employee photo ID card. Medicare card. Department of Veterans Affairs card. Pensioner Concession card. Current entitlement card issued by the Commonwealth. Student identity card. Any Australian or overseas credit card or account card from a bank, building society or credit union. Working with Children Check card. Australian Proof of Age card. Australian Keypass card. Australian Defence Force photo identity card (excluding civilian staff). passbook or bank account statement showing the institutions letterhead or stamp telephone, gas or electricity bill showing the institutions letterhead or with a stamp letters from ATO, Centrelink, Bank and Medicare showing institutions letterhead or stamp. water rates, council rates or land evaluation notice electoral enrolment card or other evidence of enrolment Armed services discharge papers current Victorian Driving Authority photo identity card. If your Victorian residential address is not shown or is different on your Category A or Category B documents, you’ll also need evidence of Victorian residence: contract of sale, lease, or rental document that shows your current address current renewal notice for a driver licence or vehicle registration Australian Taxation Office Assessment (last or current financial year) a different Category A or Category B document that shows your current address. A completed
How much does the Victoria learner permit knowledge test cost?
If you pass your learner permit knowledge test, you must pay a $22.50 fee to get your learner permit. If you don’t pass, you won’t have to pay.
Should I bring my parents with me when I take my Victoria learner permit knowledge test?
You don’t have to bring anyone, but you’re welcome to bring anyone you like.
What material is going to be covered on my Victoria learner permit knowledge test?
How many questions does the Victoria learner permit knowledge test have?
There are a total of 32 questions on the test.
What score will I need to pass the Victoria learner permit knowledge test?
You’ll have to correctly answer 25 questions (78%) to pass.
How many questions will I be allowed to miss on my Victoria learner permit knowledge test?
You’ll have to miss fewer than 7 questions.
What are some widespread mistakes that people tend to make on their Victoria learner permit knowledge test?
One of the most common mistakes is rushing through questions. None of the questions will be designed to trick you, but some of them will require you to think a little. Just take your time, read each questions carefully, and choose the answer that sounds the most like what the handbook would say.
Can I have my Road to Solo Driving handbook with me during my permit knowledge test at the VicRoads office?
No, you can’t have any study materials with you during the test. It’s designed to make sure you know that handbook by heart.
Am I going to be drug-tested before I get a Victoria learner permit?
Yes. Part of the process is submitting to a quick test that’ll check your blood for evidence of alcohol and drug use. You’ll need to pass the drug test in order to get your permit.
Which VicRoads office offers the easiest learner permit knowledge test?
Every office offers the same test, and no office is an easier than any other. But the truth is that if you’ve mastered the handbook, the test won’t be very difficult for you.
Where can I read some stories from people who’ve passed the Victoria learner permit knowledge test?
What happens if I don’t pass my learner permit knowledge test?
Nothing too bad - VicRoads will simply require you to wait at least 28 working days before taking your test again.
How long will I have to wait to redo my test if I fail?
Who can ride in the car with me once I have a Victoria learner permit?As long as you’re driving on a permit rather than a full licence, you must: carry your learner permit card or receipt at all times while driving be accompanied by an experienced driver holding a full (not probationary) driver licence at all times while driving keep a zero Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) at all times while driving not use a mobile phone, including hands free, hand held and any messaging while driving not tow a trailer or vehicle
Where will I be able to drive when I have a Victoria learner permit?You can drive on any road you want, as long as you: carry your learner permit card or receipt at all times while driving are accompanied by an experienced driver holding a full (not probationary) driver licence at all times while driving keep a zero Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) at all times while driving don’t use a mobile phone, including hands free, hand held and any messaging while driving don’t tow a trailer or vehicle
I passed my Victoria learner permit knowledge test! What do I do next?Great work! You studied, you practised, and you passed!
Now you’ve got to complete at least 120 hours of supervised driving - including at least 10 hours at night - during which you must keep a learner log book to show VicRoads when you’re finished.
If you need help finding a supervisor driver or a vehicle to practice with, the L2P learner driver mentor program can match you up with both. Once you’ve completed your supervised driving period, you’ll be able to apply to take your final licence test.