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Learner licence

Once you turn 16, you can apply for your learner licence to drive a car. To get a learner licence for a motorcycle, you have to hold a provisional, probationary or open car licence for at least 1 year before you can apply.

A learner licence allows you to drive a car under supervision. Your supervisor must have held an open licence for at least one year and currently hold an open licence (for example, their licence must not be expired or suspended).

To get your learner licence, you need to pass a written road rules test and be medically fit to drive.

Preparing for the written test

The written test for a car consists of 30 multiple-choice questions about road rules and driver licence requirements.

Your keys to driving in Queensland gives you all the information you need to pass the test

You can also prepare for your test by completing the online practice road rules test.

How to apply

You can apply for a learner licence at a:

You will need to bring:

If you pass the written road rules test, you will receive your learner licence, a learner’s kit and logbook.

If you do not pass the written test, you have to wait until the next working day to take the test again. You must pay the test fee every time you take the test.

Learn Queensland's road rules

Download or buy a copy of Your keys to driving in Queensland to learn the rules you'll need to follow while driving.

Last updated
12 March 2015
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