Drivers Licence Renewal

Drivers licence renewal - Seniors (80-84)

 

Western Australians over the age of 80 are required by law to undergo an annual medical assessment before renewing their driver's licence. 

Each year, between the age of 80 to 84 When you turn 80 years of age and every you will receive a Medical Assessment Certificate - Senior driver's licence renewal declaration (Form M108A) in the post, approximately 12 weeks before your driver's licence is due to expire.

You will be required to complete the driving history, medical questions and sign the consent to release information at the bottom of the front page of the form (Form M108A) and bring it with you (along with any aids such as hearing aids, spectacles) to an appointment with your GP. Your GP will complete the remainder of the form and submit it on your behalf.

More information and a link to the Medical Assessment Certificate can be found on the Department of Transport's website.

Drivers licence renewal - Seniors +85

 

In addition to the Medical Assessment Certificate, seniors aged 85 years and over may be required to complete an annual Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) before you can renew your driver's licence.

Practical Driving Assessments are conducted by the Department of Transport. Bookings can be made via their website or by calling 13 11 56.

Find out more information on how the assessment works and what you will be assessed on in the department of Transport's: Driving Techniques for Safer Drivers: A Senior’s Guide to the Practical Driving Assessment booklet.