Driver's licence

Transfer an interstate or overseas driver's licence

If you become a permanent resident of South Australia, you must get your South Australian driver's licence within ninety days. Once you are issued with a new licence or learner's permit, your existing one will be invalid and you may have to surrender it. 

Find out if you can transfer your licence

Answer these questions to find out if you can exchange your existing licence for the same class of licence in South Australia.

Your residency status

A permanent resident is someone who has a visa that entitles them to remain in Australia indefinitely.

Related information 

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Fees - driver's licences and permits

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