When you apply we need to see proof that you:

  • live at the eligible property (proof of residency)
  • own the vehicle or that it is your company car
  • have a valid concession card.

Proof of residency

When you apply you must provide one (1) of these documents. Make sure it shows your name and the address of the property you are applying for the permit at. We don’t accept a driver’s licence as residential ID.

You are:

Documents we accept

Property owner

  • rates notice – postal address must match property address
  • utility bill (gas, water, electricity) – issued in last 3 months, service and postal address must be the same
  • current healthcare, pension, DVA or War Widows card
  • bank statement

Renting with name currently on lease

  • current lease (must be signed)
  • bond transfer form
  • utility bill (gas, water, electricity) – issued in last 3 months, service and postal address must be the same
  • current healthcare, pension, DVA or War Widows card

Renting but name not on lease

  • copy of the lease (must be signed) and a witnessed statutory declaration from the lease holder. The ‘stat dec’ must state that you are residing at the property and the date that you became a resident.
  • current rent receipt showing your name.
  • letter of tenancy signed by your landlord along with a copy of the landlord’s rates notice.

You are:

Documents we accept

Registered owner of the vehicle

  • Registration certificate or renewal notice (if you have an online account with VicRoads, you can access a PDF statement via the notifications section of your account)
  • Contract of sale document (must show vehicle registration)
  • VicRoads vehicle transfer document (signed)
  • Copy of insurance documents
  • Linkt (previously CityLink) account statement
  • Traffic infringement letter

Note: these must show your name, vehicle registration and the address you are applying for the permit at.

The primary driver, but not the registered owner of the vehicle

Copy of insurance documents – must list your name as a driver and have the garaging address as the property you are applying for the permit at

Applying for a company-registered vehicle

For company cars we need to see 2 documents:

  • One of these: Registration certificate, contract of sale, VicRoads vehicle transfer or insurance documents, and
  • a signed letter from the company on official letterhead. stating you are the primary driver of the vehicle and it is housed at the address on the application

Concession cards we accept

The address details on your concession card must match the property address of your permit application.

When you apply, show us your:

  • Pensioner Concession Card – must be issued by Centrelink, Department of Health and Human Services or Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Health Care Card - must be issued by Centrelink or Department of Health and Human Services
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card - must be issued by Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Gold Cards, including:
    • Gold Card - War Widow (WW)
    • Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI).

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