MCG Legal    Area of Law    Restricted & Work Licence Applications

If you have been charged with a drink driving offence, in most cases you will also have been disqualified from driving for a period of time. However, a Court has the discretion to issue you with a Restricted Licence, commonly referred to as a “Work Licence”.

To be eligible to apply for a Restricted Driver Licence:

You are not eligible to apply if in the last five years before making the application:

You are also not eligible to apply for a restricted licence if when you committed the drink or drug driving offence:

In preparing your Application, you will need to demonstrate to the Court that you are a fit and proper person and that if you are not granted a work licence, not having a licence would cause you and/or your family extreme hardship by depriving you of your ability to earn a living.

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