VicRoads is advising holders of interstate or overseas driver licence or learner permits to make themselves aware of important changes to licensing legislation in Victoria.
From 1 March 2015, a driver who has been issued with a Victorian driver licence or learner permit, will not be authorised to drive in Victoria using their interstate or overseas driver licence or learner permit.
If a person does not have a Victorian licence or permit, they will be able to drive in Victoria providing they are the holder of:
an interstate licence or permit and have not resided in Victoria for more than 3 months,
an overseas licence or permit and hold a non-permanent visa, or
an overseas licence or permit and hold a permanent visa but have not resided in Australia for more than 6 months.
The fine for producing a non-Victorian licence or learner permit to law enforcement when driving from 1 March 2015 will be $296.