Demonstrate you are fit to drive

In some cases, drivers can show they are fit to drive by completing a declaration instead of having a medical assessment.
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The declaration form is sent approximately three months before your licence expires. Complete and sign the form, then send it back to the Department of Transport using the pre-paid reply envelope.

Once received, the department makes a decision about your fitness to hold a driver's licence and will advise you of the outcome.

The fitness to drive declaration is open to people with a valid WA’s driver licence but does not apply to:

  • new drivers
  • people applying for learner’s permits
  • drivers who report a new medical condition to the Department of Transport
  • taxi, bus and ride share drivers or driving instructors
  • drivers aged 80 years or more.

Drivers not eligible for the declaration need to complete a medical assessment certificate with their chosen doctor.