Before & After you go
for the test:
Pick up a copy of A Guide to the Driving Test from
any RTA office. This booklet gives you information about the
test. Able students will go through a practice driving test
before they attempt a test with the RTA. This ensures they
have the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to pass
the driving test on the first attempt.
You must book for a driving test, and
pay a test fee of $44.00. Bookings can be made at any RTA
office, over the internet
or over the phone (RTA Customer Service 132 213).
On the test day you must provide an
appropriate test vehicle. The examiner will inspect your
vehicle to ensure there are no defects (Note: chips
on the passenger side of the windscreen can be considered as
defects), otherwise the test will be cancelled and you will
be required to pay another booking fee. Able provides
vehicles to meet the necessary standards.
You must be accompanied by a fully
IF YOU PASS
If you pass the driving test, you will be
issued with a Provisional License (P1) and Red P Plates to
display in your car either on the front and rear of the
vehicle or inside the car on the front left and rear left
windows. The cost of this license is $46.00, and your photo
will be taken and your license issued to you before you
leave the registry. Note: you are not allowed to go
out to you car to get a wallet.
IF YOU FAIL
If you fail the driving test, you can
rebook another test. You must wait a minimum of 7 days and
you're required to pay another booking fee of $44.00.