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Bridging Visa A and Driving License, NSW


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Old 04-22-2018, 03:17 AM
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Bridging Visa A and Driving License, NSW

Hi All,

Seen posts similar to this, but no definitive answers for NSW. I even went to the local police, and they were not sure either. Some people here seem to say you can, others say you can't.

The reason I ask here is that the RMS (inquiry person) and the police don't seem to know about the details of visas, and therefore understandably there is not a clear answer.

My wife is on a BVA, and we are in NSW.
She has a Vietnamese driver's license that allows her to ride motorbikes up to 175cc

- Can she legally ride a 125cc or 150cc scooter in NSW on that license?
- Does she need to do anything like a driver knowledge test or anything else beforehand?

It would be good if she could temporarily ride on that license while she prepares to go for a NSW license to drive a car.

Thanks in advance...


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Old 04-22-2018, 03:41 AM
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Short answer is yes she can for 3 months.

Same engine limit will apply, needs to be in English or have official translation.

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I checked this out for my Thai fiancť for Vic and QLD and they can drive on overseas license up until PR, then you have 3 months to get a license.

For NSW I would think is the same.

When you canít drive in Queensland

"are not an Australian citizen, but you were given a resident visa after you started living in Queensland and youíve now been living in Queensland for 3 months since getting the visa"

"A resident visa is a permanent visa or special category visa under the Migration Act 1958 (Commonwealth). These visas allow a person to stay indefinitely in Australia. These donít include temporary, business or guardian visas."

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Thanks guys.. that looks like good news.


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