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License fees for swapping UK license to Oz

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    Swapping UK license for Oz license cost $60 for 1 year and $100+ for 2 years in SA. I guess it costs just $18 in Victoria, although not sure how long that would be valid for. 

    anyone else with some info ?

     

    ps :
    - you dont need to surrender UK license. 
    -  Those in Visitor visa/ Temp work visa ( 457 etc ) need not apply for Oz license. 

    - Those in PR visa should apply within 3 months ( SA)

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    Yup once again SA costs more!  I guess less people make up the pot. 


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    @WideonWide I'm sorry to tell you but it is definitely $79.50 for a 3 year one. I know they had a scheme for L/P plates under 25 where they could get a free license if their record was clean from demerit points.

    I bet the $18 is just to talk to you, or for paying by card.


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    Just found it, and yes it's $18.20 to book an appointment with them to change it over. I can't believe they have started charging https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/licences/licence-fees/driver-licence-and-learner-permit-fees

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    16 minutes ago, Mcguinnessp1968 said:

    Even though you don’t need to on a 457 can you still get an Australian license?
    I’m thinking it would be good for ID

    Yes you can and yes I think it is of great benefit when using it for ID, that and your passport would give you over 100 points.


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    Hello

    To add to this as its sort of related - do you need to change licences when you move to a different state?

    I'll be living with the in-laws in Tas from Nov - Jan, then moving to Melbourne to get a place of our own and jobs.

    What should I do about my UK licence and when?

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    Hi @unzippy I'm afraid you do. You have 3 months from leaving another state to change it over. If you aren't going to be residing in Tas for long I would wait until you get to Melbourne. 


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    16 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

    Just found it, and yes it's $18.20 to book an appointment with them to change it over. I can't believe they have started charging https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/licences/licence-fees/driver-licence-and-learner-permit-fees

     

     

    @The Pom Queen...omg, fees for getting an appointment. never heard that.  thanks. 
    still cheaper than SA though. 

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    On 13/10/2017 at 15:52, The Pom Queen said:

    Hi @unzippy I'm afraid you do. You have 3 months from leaving another state to change it over. If you aren't going to be residing in Tas for long I would wait until you get to Melbourne. 

    Amazing, what a waste of time and resources!  :D

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