Transport Services

The Shire of Denmark serves as an agency under the Department of Transport.

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Transport Services in Denmark

Our dedicated team is committed to efficiently processing a wide array of services to meet the diverse needs of our local community. As the Shire is an agent only, we are unable to discuss any detailed licensing enquiries or transactions over the phone and recommend contacting the Department of Transport directly on 13 11 56 for additional information. We can assist with the following transport services:

  • Vehicle licence renewals
  • Vehicle transfer of ownership
  • Change of vehicle plates
  • Concession for Vehicle and Drivers licence
  • Number plate changes, remakes and custom plates
  • Driver licence renewal
  • Drivers licence interstate and international transfers
  • Computer theory and hazard perception tests
  • Practical driving assessments
  • Boat registration, transfers and renewals

While we strive to accommodate most transactions promptly, advance bookings are essential for new applications such as, but not limited to, registration of tractors, Learners Permits/Keys 4 life and transfer of Drivers licenses/Interstate/Overseas.

A booking is required for Computer Theory & Hazard Perception Testing. If you would like to request appointment, please complete the online form below.

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Request an Appointment

Our team processes a large number of Transport transactions. To avoid large wait times, please request an appointment with us in advance. Please complete the below form to indicate your preferences for your appointment and an officer will get back to you soon to confirm your appointment date and time.

The following applications require an appointment:
  • Hazard Perception Test (please allow half an hour)
  • Theory Test (CTT) (please allow a minimum of 1 hour)
  • Keys for Life (please allow a minimum of 1 hour)
  • Initial WA Photo Card (please allow a minimum of 1 hour)
  • Interstate and overseas Driver License transfers (please allow a minimum of 1 hour)
  • Registration of farm vehicles (please allow a minimum of 1 hour)
Please select what type of appointment you would like to book*

Please indicate up to three preferences for your booking. Our officers will do their best to accommodate your preferences when confirming your appointment.*

How would you prefer our officers to confirm your appointment date and time?*

Please note: Practical Driving Assessments are conducted by Department of Transport assessors who attend the Shire offices every second Tuesday. Alternatively, the Albany Department of Transport office is located on Stirling Terrace and available to assist with all licensing enquiries.

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ID Requirements 

Information about which documents you need to provide when applying for a driver's licence, learner's permit or WA photo card.

The Western Australian Department of Transport has difference proof of identity requirements compared to other States and agencies. Please make sure you read the below information to understand what documents you will need to bring with you to your appointment.

When you apply for a driver’s licence, learner’s permit (including Keys for Life)  or WA photo card for the first time, you will need to visit one of our Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) centres, regional offices or Agents and provide:

  • A combination of five documents that show your full name, date of birth, and current address. 
  • Original documents ­– we cannot accept laminated or photocopied documents, or photos of the document.
  • At least one document that shows your signature.

The name on all of your documents must be the same, or you must provide evidence of your change of name that clearly shows the link between your birth name and current name (i.e. a marriage certificate or name change certificate).

If you are unable to provide an original birth certificate, you will be required to apply for a replacement. You will need to contact the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. If you were born in Western Australia, you can apply through the Albany Court House.

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Application Fees

Driver's Licence Application Fees (2023/2024)
Theory Test Fees
Initial Theory Test $21.20
Supplementary Theory Test $18.20
Hazard Perception Test Fees
Initial Hazard Perception Test $28.40
Supplementary Hazard Perception Test $22.90
Learner Permit Fees
Learner Permit (including First Practical Driving Assessment) $138.70
Log Book $10.70
Misplaced Learner Permit Replacement $32.20
Total Cost for Initial Application  $199.00
Keys For Life Application Fee
Learners Permit (including First Practical Driving Assessment), Hazard Perception Test, Log Book $177.80

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Vehicle Inspections

Find out where to get your vehicle inspected at the link below.

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Department of Transport Transactions

To pay your vehicle registration online, please the link below.

Useful links:

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Other Licenses, Fines and Applications

The Shire of Denmark does not process the following licenses, fines or applications. Please click on the links below to be redirected to the appropriate agency.

To pay a Shire of Denmark infringement, please visit our Infringements page.

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As the Shire is an agent only, we are unable to discuss any detailed licensing enquiries or transactions over the phone and recommend contacting the Department of Transport directly on 13 11 56 for additional information.

Our Customer Service team can be reached at (08) 9848 0300 or

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