License conditions and requirements may be imposed on some driver licenses and/or learner permits due to medical reasons, offences, and/or legal requirements.

Compulsory Carriage Requirements

Some drivers are legally required to always carry their driver license and/or learner permit when driving or in charge of a motor vehicle. These drivers must be able to produce their license and/or permit at the request of Victoria Police or an enforcement officer.

The following drivers must always carry their driver license and/or learner permit when driving or in charge of a motor vehicle if they are:

  • a learner permit holder
  • a probationary license (P1 or P2) holder
  • a driver license holder, under the age of 26
  • a driver license holder whose license subject to an ‘E’, ‘I’ or ‘Z’ condition
  • driving a vehicle listed below, beyond an 80km radius of the vehicle’s normal place of business:
    • a bus,
    • a motor vehicle (not a bus) that’s being used as a single unit and has a GVM greater than 15 tonnes,
    • a motor vehicle (not a bus) that’s being used in combination with one or more trailers and has a GCM greater than 15 tonnes.

Conditions that may be imposed on a learner permit

Conditions that may be imposed on your learner permit are:

  • I – alcohol interlock device
  • S – glasses or corrective lenses
  • V – driver aids or vehicle modifications
  • X – any condition or restriction VicRoads has advised you of in writing

Conditions that may be imposed on a driver license

Conditions that may be imposed on your driver license are:

  • A – automatic transmission
  • B – synchromesh transmission – heavy vehicle only
  • E – LAMS restriction, no pillion passenger and zero BAC
  • I – alcohol interlock device
  • N – automatic transmission (motorcycle)
  • S – glasses or corrective lenses
  • V – driver aids or vehicle modifications
  • X – any condition or restriction VicRoads has advised you of in writing
  • Z – zero blood alcohol limit
Conditions that may be imposed on a marine license

Conditions that may be imposed on your marine license are:

  • S – glasses or corrective lenses
  • V – driver aids or vehicle modifications
  • X – any condition or restriction VicRoads has advised you of in writing

The conditions will appear on the front of the card under ‘Conditions’. A short description of the condition is listed on the back of the card.