What do I need to do to get my learners permit?Applying for your learner permit is the first step to getting your licence. To get your learner permit to drive a car you must be at least 16 years of age. To get a car learner permit you will need to pass an eyesight test and a multiple choice theory test on road law which is computer based.
To prepare for your car learner permit test you can buy the “Road to Solo Driving” handbook, available in 5 languages including English. You can view a read only version of both handbooks online and purchase a copy from Vicroads bookshop online, VicRoads Customer Service Centres, RACV offices, selected newsagents and bookshops. Important: If you have a medical condition that affects your driving, you must provide a medical report and clearance from Medical Review prior to doing your learner permit test. If you are not sure whether you need to supply a medical report please contact Medical Review on Tel: (03) 9854 2407. Before attempting your learner permit test, take the practice tests to familiarise yourself with the structure and layout of the tests.All learner drivers will have to carry their learner permit with them when driving and they will be banned from using a mobile phone, including hands-free, while driving. What do I need to do to get my probationary licence?A probationary licence allows you to drive a car solo on the road. You can only attempt to get your Ps if you are 18 years of age or over.This is what you need to do:
Why do I need to have lessons from a qualified driving instructor?