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Endorsements that expire with your driver licence

Forklift (F), roller (R), tracks (T) and wheels (W) endorsements expire at the same time as your driver licence, and are automatically renewed when you renew your driver licence.

This means you don’t have to make a separate application or pay a separate fee to renew them - provided they’ve not been expired for more than five years. Expiry dates for other driver licence endorsements differ as detailed below.

Find out how to renew your driver licence

Expiry of your D, P, V, I and O endorsements

The expiry dates of dangerous goods (D), passenger (P), vehicle recovery (V), driving instructor (I) and testing officer (O) endorsements may differ from your driver licence expiry. The date they expire will be listed on the back of your photo driver licence.

When to renew your P, V, I and O endorsements

You need to apply to renew these endorsements at least 10 working days before they expire

We'll send you a reminder about six weeks before your endorsement is due to expire. If you've recently changed your address, you can update it with us online.

Update your address online now

When to renew your D endorsement

We'll send you a reminder about eight weeks before your endorsement is due to expire. If you've recently changed your address, you can update it with us online.

Update your address online now

You don’t have to wait for a renewal reminder

You can renew your D, P, V, I and O endorsement at anytime.

Your new endorsement will be valid for one or five years from the expiry date of your current endorsement.

If you renew your endorsement:

  • more than 60 days before it is due to expire, the new endorsement will be valid for one or five years from the date we grant your application
  • less than 60 days before it is due to expire, the new endorsement will be valid for one or five years from the expiry date of your current endorsement
  • after it has expired, the new endorsement will be valid for one or five years from the date we grant your application.

The renewal process

To renew your endorsement, you must apply at a driver licensing agent. 

You will need to:

Download Factsheet 61: Renewing driver licence endorsements [PDF, 62 KB]

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