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Finding your Transport and Main Roads reference numbers

The information we need to verify your identity and confirm your eligibility to use a service is unique and is shown on a range of Department of Transport and Main Roads products and documents we may have sent to you.

Vehicle registration

Driver licensing

Infringements and fines

Disability parking permits

Reference numbers

Vehicle registration

Registration certificate

Your receipt date and number are located toward the top right corner of your registration certificate.

Please note: not all registration certificates have this number. If your certificate does not include this number, please use another document or form of identity.

Sample registration certificate showing the receipt number
Sample registration certificate

Registration notice

Your document number is located toward the top left hand corner of your registration notice called Document Number. It is a mixture of numbers and letters. The Document Number is only printed on a posted Vehicle Registration Notice.

Please note: not all vehicle registration notices have this number. If your Vehicle Registration Notice does not include this number, please use another document or form of identity.

Sample vehicle registration notice showing the document number
Sample vehicle registration notice (issued before 30 November 2018)


Sample vehicle registration renewal notice (issued from 30 November 2018)

Driver licensing

Card number

You can find your card number on the back of your driver licence, industry authority, marine licence indicator, adult proof of age card or photo identification card in the bottom right hand corner. It is marked as your Card number.

Sample driver licence showing the TMR card number
Sample driver licence

Driver licence renewal notice

Your Document Number is located in the top left hand corner of your driver licence renewal notice. The document number is a mixture of letters and numbers. The document number is only printed on a posted Driver Licence Renewal Notice. Please note: not all driver licence renewal notices have this number. If your driver licence renewal notice does not include this number, please use another document or form of identity.

Sample driver licence renewal notice showing the authorisation code
Sample driver licence renewal notice

Infringements and fines

Photographic detection device offence infringement notice

Your notice number is located in the top left hand corner of your infringement notice (photographic detection device offence). It is marked as Notice Number. You will also need the date of the offence. This is located near the bottom right hand corner of the notice.

Sample camera-detected offence notice showing the notice number
Sample camera-detected offence notice

Infringement notice

Your infringement notice number is located in the top right hand corner of your infringement notice. It is marked as Infringement Notice Number.

You will also need the issuing officer number located in the centre of the notice at the bottom of the Offence Details section and marked as Officer’s Number.


Sample electronic Queensland Police Service infringement notice

Handwritten infringement notice

Your infringement number is located in the top right hand corner of your infringement notice. It may contain a combination of letters and numbers.

You will also need the issuing officer number which is marked as a Reg. No., next to the police officer’s signature on your infringement notice.

Sample handwritten infringement notice notice showing the infringement number
Sample handwritten infringement notice

Marine infringement notice

Your infringement number is located in the top right hand corner of your marine infringement notice. It may contain a combination of letters and numbers.

You will also need the issuing officer’s number. This is located next to the officer’s signature and is marked as Issuing Officer’s No.

Sample marine infringement notice showing the infringement number
Sample marine infringement notice

Your infringement number is located in the top right hand corner of your infringement notice. It is marked as 'No.'. You will also need the issuing officer’s ID number. For TransLink infringement notices, this is marked as the ID No. and is located next to the officer’s signature

Sample TransLink infringement notice showing the infringement number
Sample handwritten TransLink infringement notice

Your electronic infringement notice number is located in the top right hand corner of your infringement notice. It is marked as Infringement Notice Number.

You will also need the issuing officer number located in the centre of the notice at the bottom of the Offence details section and marked as Officer's ID.

Sample electronic TransLink infringement notice

Demerit points notification notice

Your notice number is located in the top left hand corner of your accumulation of demerit points notice to choose. It is marked as Notice Number.

Sample notice to choose showing the notice number
Sample notice to choose

Disability parking permits

Australian  permit

Your permit number is located at the top of your Australian disability parking permit. It is above the expiry date and is the first 6 digits after the letters QLD. Your index number is the one or more digits after the second dash in this line. Please note that not all permits have an index number.


Sample Australian disability parking permit

Red  permit

Your permit number is located at the top of your Red disability parking permit. It is marked as Permit Number and is the first 6 digits only.


Sample Red disability parking permit