Queensland Driving Tests
Queensland Driving Tests are conducted by Queensland Government Transport. Book your driving test Queensland with us.
The following excerpt is taken from the Queensland Government Website.
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Learners Driving Test
To get a drivers licence in Queensland or add another class to your existing licence, you must pass the written and practical driving tests. If you hold a P1 licence, you also need to pass a hazard perception test before getting your P2 or open licence. The Coomera Driver Training instructors can guide you through your test, preparing you to take it and providing you with the necessary skills and knowledge. Book in your learners driving test with us and we’ll help you pass with flying colours.
To get your drivers license, you will need to pass both a written and practical learners driving test. Our instructors have more than 20 years of driving experience and know the streets of Queensland like their own backyard. We can help you fine tune your strengths, eliminate your weaknesses and give you info on all the things you’ll need to know to pass your test. Book through us for a practice test and we’ll book your driving test at the same time, so that you can be perfectly prepared to face the queensland driving test.
There’s a number of things you’ll need to know before booking your test:
Written road rules (knowledge) test
You must pass a written road rules (knowledge) test before you can:
- get a learner licence
- get a different class of licence or
- apply to transfer certain foreign licences to Queensland
Preparing for a Written Test
The questions in the test come from Your Keys to Driving in Queensland which has information on Queensland road rules, driver licensing requirements and sample test questions.
The class RE or R (motorcycle) knowledge test also includes questions based on information from the Motorcycle Riders’ Guide.
You can also take an online practice test. There are different tests for different licence classes.
Class C (car) general road rules (knowledge) test
This test has 30 multiple-choice questions. To pass you must correctly answer at least:
- 9 out of 10 questions about giving way
- 18 out of 20 questions about road rules and driver licence requirements.
- Class RE or R (motorcycle) knowledge test
You need to answer at least 27 out of 30 multiple choice questions correctly on topics ranging from road rules to risk management and hazard perception.
You don’t need to take this test if you already have a Queensland class RE licence and are upgrading to a class R licence.
Class LR, MR, HR, HC or MC (heavy vehicle) road rules knowledge test
You must answer at least 8 out of 10 multiple choice questions correctly on the road rules for heavy vehicles.
You don’t need to take this test if you already have an Australian heavy vehicle licence.
Taking a written test
In-person at a driver licence issuing centre
You can take all written road rules (knowledge) tests at a transport and motoring customer service centre.
To take a test you must bring:
- a completed, unsigned driver licence application (F3000)
- proof of your identity
- proof of your previous licence—if you are applying as a returning driver
- the written road rules (knowledge) test fee
- the licence fee—if you are applying to get a learner licence.
- You can take the test once a day, but you must pay the fee for each attempt. If you pass the test, your results are valid for 5 years.
Online—class RE (motorcycle) knowledge test
The motorcycle knowledge test is also available online. You can take this test online if you:
hold a valid provisional, probationary or open Queensland licence
and have held a licence of another class (car or heavy vehicle) for at least 1 year in the past 5 years. You can only take the test once a day, however, a fee is only required when you pass the test.
If you are applying as a returning driver, you will need to complete the motorcycle knowledge test in person at a driver licence issuing centre.
When you pass the test, you will be given options to pay the test fee. You can pay this fee online using a debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa). Payments made by credit card will incur a credit card surcharge.
If you pass and pay for the test online you may be able to have the class RE learner automatically added to your licence and a new licence sent to you. The class RE learner can not be automatically upgraded if:
you have a laminate licence
your licence is expired or will expire within 6 weeks from the date you pay your test fee
you have not had a digital photo and digitised signature taken in the last 9 years.
If you want to pay cash, you will need to do this at a driver licensing issuing centre.
You must pay for your motorcycle knowledge test and have the class RE learner added to your licence before you can start learning to ride a motorcycle.
Practical driving test
You can upgrade your learner licence or upgrade to another class by passing a practical driving test Queensland.
Booking your practical test
To book a practical driving test you can:
- book and pay online
- book and pay by calling 13 23 90
- pay the booking fee at a customer service centre and then book your test by calling 13 23 90 or pay the booking fee and then have your driver trainer book the test for you.
If you book online or over the phone, you can pay with a Visa or MasterCard. You can pay with cash, cheque, money order, debit or credit cards at a customer service centre.
The practical driving test cost includes the booking fee. Payments made by credit card will incur a credit card surcharge.
Note: Q-SAFE practical riding tests for class RE and R motorcycle licences cannot be booked online. If you are eligible to undertake a Q-SAFE practical riding test you will need to book a test by calling 13 23 80 or visit your nearest transport and motoring customer service centre that issues licences.
Changing or cancelling your test booking
You can change or cancel a booking:
- online by calling 13 23 90
- or by visiting a transport and motoring customer service centre.
Contact us at least 2 full business days before your booking to receive a refund.
What to bring to your practical test
You should arrive 10 minutes before your appointment time. On the day of your test, you must bring:
- a completed, unsigned licence application (F3000)
- permission to use the vehicle for the test—have the registered operator complete the relevant section on the
- driving test appointment sheet (F3910) or the licence application (F3000)
- proof of your identity
- any current Queensland or foreign licence (with a recognised English translation, if applicable) that you have
- a standard test vehicle with correctly displayed L-plates
- your returning driver certificate—if applicable
If you don’t meet these requirements, you will need to book and pay for a new test.
Once you arrive for your test, you will need to go inside the centre and lodge your completed forms with a Customer Service Officer. If the centre is not open (for example, if your test is booked for 8.00am and the centre does not open until 8.30am or 9:30am on Wednesdays) you should wait outside the Customer Service Centre entrance for the driving examiner to meet you.
Your test fee will not be refunded if your test is cancelled because you:
- arrive late
- don’t meet the logbook requirements at the time of the test
- don’t have the registered operator’s permission to use the vehicle for the test
- the test vehicle you have isn’t safe and suitable for the test.
Recognised English translations
If you are transferring a foreign licence that is not in English you need to provide a recognised English translation provided by:
A translator accredited with the National Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) the Victorian Interpreting and Translating Services—for migrants and refugees within their first 2 years of residence the New South Wales Community Relations Commission a Consul-General or authorised officer—the translation must be on official letterhead and stamped with the official consulate stamp.
Book Your Learners Driving Test Today
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