Driving student FAQs

  • Victoria is declaring all exposure sites published by NSW Health as Tier 1 exposure sites. Read more: Latest COVID-19 case locations and alerts in NSW - COVID-19 (Coronavirus). If you are currently in Victoria and have been to any of the exposure sites locations on the days and times specified, you must contact the Victorian Department of Health at 1300 651 160, immediately isolate and get tested, and quarantine for 14 days.

Are drive tests currently being conducted in Victoria?

Yes. All licence testing resumed on Wednesday 28 October. This includes all heavy vehicle and motorcycle training and testing, and medical review assessments.

Further information on the resumption of licencing testing can be found here on the VicRoads website.

Are driving instructors and students required to wear face masks?

No. However, you must always carry a face mask with you when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.

For information about requirements related to drive tests, please visit the VicRoads website here.

Do I have to get a COVID-19 vaccine as a driving student?

No. You can continue to take driving lessons without receiving one of the COVID-19 vaccines. The Australian Government’s policy is that receiving a vaccination is voluntary, although it aims to have as many Australians vaccinated as possible.