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Is there a work licence for a disqualified driver in NSW?

Is it possible to get a work licence for a disqualified driver in NSW? This is a common question but unfortunately, the answer is no.

In NSW, it is not possible to obtain a ‘work licence’, or an exemption that allows you to drive for work purposes during a disqualification or suspension period. A suspended or disqualified driver in NSW is unable to drive for any reason. This is regardless of whether you need your licence for work.

Neither the RMS nor the Court have the power to grant you a conditional licence to drive to and from work. Therefore, it’s important that you provide evidence regarding your need for a licence to the magistrate or judge before you are sentenced.

However, you may be able to obtain your licence back in other ways. For example:

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