Criminal law

Information and advice relating to criminal issues including paying fines and infringements or applying for a National Police Clearance.

Am I fit to drive?

Certain medical conditions and treatments can affect your ability to drive and must be reported to the Department of Transport or you will be fined.

Apply for a driver’s licence refund

You can apply for a refund if you voluntarily give up your licence, your concession type changes, someone dies, you cancel your driving test or there is a payment error.

Apply for a photo card

WA residents aged 16 and over can apply for a card that helps them prove their identity without a driver’s licence or passport.

Apply for a spent conviction

If an application to have a conviction declared spent is successful, it limits the disclosure of that conviction.

Apply for a vehicle fee refund

You can apply for refunds on your plate application, temporary movement permit, vehicle examination and vehicle licence fees, returned plates, concessions and payment errors.

Book a hazard perception test

If you are a learner driver, you must pass a hazard perception test before you can take the practical assessment to get your driver’s licence.

Book and pay for a driving test

If you are a learner driver ready to sit your practical driving test or want to upgrade your existing licence you can book the test online.

Check your demerit points

If you have a WA driver’s licence or learner’s permit you can check details of fines issued, demerit point penalties and demerit point expiry dates.

Check your driver's licence

Check the current status of your WA driver’s licence by entering your licence number, expiry date and date of birth.

Pay an on the spot fine

What to do if you have received an on the spot, hand written fine issued by a police officer or other authorised person.

Pay your fines

View details of your fines and infringements that are with the Fines Enforcement Registry and make a payment online or through a payment plan.

Report child abuse

If you have information about a child being abused you can report it to the Western Australia Police Force.

Report graffiti

If you see graffiti, you can call a 24 hour hotline or make a report online.

Return your vehicle plates

If your vehicle licence has been cancelled, the plates must be returned to the Department of Transport.

Take driver’s licence theory test

When applying for your first WA driver’s licence, or transferring an overseas licence from a non recognised country, you need to pass a computerised theory test.

Transfer vehicle ownership

What you should do if you are buying or selling a vehicle and how to go about transferring ownership.