Renewing a dangerous goods vehicle licence

Renewing a licence

Renewal notices are sent three months prior to the expiry date of licence. The licence must be renewed prior to expiry. If you require a licence after a licence expires, you must apply for a new one.

Renewals must be made online via the departmental submissions portal. The portal allows you to make payment and manage the submission through one system. MasterCard and Visa payments are accepted forms of payment.

Lodge your application online via the departmental submissions portal.

Change to licence details

The Department must be informed within 14 days of a change to the licence details.

All changes must be lodged via the online departmental submission portal. Paper or emailed applications are not accepted.

  • Go to the departmental submissions portal.  (Refer to Lodging the application section for access to the submissions portal)
  • Select option Change to licence details from the drop down selector.
  • An application form may require completion.
    • If required, download and complete the form and save to your computer. Attach an image of the form to your submission.
  • Refer to table below for supporting or additional information to be included in the submission.
  • A fee is not required.
Change type Is an application form required? What details to I include in the Comments field in submission? Is supporting information required?
Change of name Yes None

Yes - proof of change of name:

Refer to Change to licence details notification form for document type.

Change of vehicle garaging location No Enter new street address, property name and/or business name and contact details. No
Change of business address and/or mailing address No Enter new address details.  Identify whether the change is for a residential, business and/or mailing address. No
Change of plates No None Yes - change of plate receipt issued by Department of Transport or motor vehicle licence with new plate number shown.
Upgrade to classes/divisions No Enter the classes/division to be upgraded to. No
 

Go to Lodging the application for more details.

See Change to licence details notification – must be completed and lodged online via the departmental submissions portal.

Refer to Lodging the application to submit the change.

Transfer of ownership

The Department must be informed by the new owner within 21 days of a transfer of ownership.  The dangerous goods vehicle licence must be current to transfer the licence, or a new application is required.

The transfer must be lodged via the online departmental submission portal. Go to the portal and select option Transfer of a dangerous goods vehicle from the drop down selector. Download the application form, complete and save to your computer. Attach an image of the application form with the following supporting information to your submission. A fee is not required.  Go to Lodging the application for more details.

  • Current dangerous goods vehicle licence obtained from the previous owner, and
  • Motor vehicle licence (in the name of the new owner).

Disposal of vehicle

The department must be informed within 21 days by the licence holder of the disposal of a dangerous goods vehicle licence.

The notice of disposal must be lodged via the online departmental submissions portal. Go to the portal and select option Disposal of a dangerous goods vehicle in the drop down selector.  Attach the following supporting documentation to your submission. A fee is not required.  Go to Lodging the application for more details.

  • Notice of disposal.

Surrender of licence

To surrender the licence must be lodged via the online departmental submissions portal. Go to portal and select option Surrender of a dangerous goods vehicle licence in the drop down selector.  Download and complete the surrender notification and save to your computer. Attach an image of the notification to your submission. A fee is not required.  Go to Lodging the application for more details.

Application fees

The licence fee payable covers the 5-year period of the licence.

MasterCard and Visa are accepted and the fee is payable online through the departmental submissions portal.

For information regarding application and renewal fees please see Schedule of fees and charges

Lodging the application

Dangerous goods vehicle licence renewals must be lodged via the online departmental submissions portal. Paper or emailed applications are not accepted.

The portal can also be used to lodge submissions for:

  • Change to licence details (incl. mailing address, licence plates, garaging of vehicle, classes and change of name)
  • Surrender of licence
  • Transfer of existing licence
  • Disposal of dangerous goods vehicle
  • Application for approval of tank design

Lodge your application online via the departmental submissions portal.

For more information on how a user can submit an application electronically, please view the Departmental submissions flyer

Related information

Applicable legislation

Contact details

For any enquiries please contact Dangerous Goods Licensing
Phone: (08) 9358 8001
Email: cso@dmirs.wa.gov.au