Transport & Licensing

Council provides a licensing service through the Department of Transport. Licensing can be processed at Council’s Administration Office on Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.00pm sharp.

  • Licence renewals and transfers for cars, motorcycles, mopeds, caravans, trailers, buses, trucks, road trains, tractors, mobile cranes, forklifts, earthmovers, mobile farm implements and other vehicles.
  • Farm Licensing
  • Custom and Special Series Licence plates are available which give you the choice of style, wording and numbering for your car number plates subject to availability and approval.
  • Drivers Licences.
  • Temporary Permits.

Drivers Licence Bookings

Drivers licence testing is also available which include, Hazard Perception Tests (HPT) and Computerised Theory Testing (CTT). Bookings are essential for all Practical Driving Assesments (PDA).

A qualified Assessor (up to LR) is available in Dowerin once a month.

Bookings can be made online via the DOT Licensing Website or by contacting the Administration Office on 9631 1202.

Please direct all general enquiries to the Department of Transport on 13 11 56.

Pay Online

Click on the link below and the following types of accounts can be paid:

  • Vehicle Registrations (light and heavy)
  • Vehicle Transfers
  • Vehicle Transfer Infringements
  • Vehicle Transfer Final Demands
  • Plate Infringements
  • Plate Final Demands

Pay Online Licensing


The Shire of Dowerin Customer Service Officers can be contacted on (08) 9631 1202 who will be happy to assist you.