How long do you have green P Plates?

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You’re on the final stretch of having your provisional licence and you’re wondering how much longer until you get your full licence. In most states of Australia, you start on P1 red P plates then progress to P2 green P plates before getting your full licence.

In this article, we look at how long you have your green P plates on your car in each state.

In NSW

In New South Wales (NSW), you have green P plates on your car for 24 months. See the official New South Wales P1 licence page and P2 licence page for more info.

In QLD

In Queensland (QLD), you have green P plates on your car for 24 months. See the official Queensland P1 licence page and P2 licence page for more info.

In ACT

In the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), you have green P plates on your car for 2 years. See the official Australian Capital Territory ACT learners and provisional drivers page for more info.

In VIC

In Victoria (VIC), you have green P plates on your car for 2 years. See the official Victorian Vicroads P Plate page for more info.

In TAS

In Tasmania (TAS), you have green P plates on your car for 24 months. See the official Tasmanian Plates Plus page for more info.

In SA

In South Australia (SA), you have green P plates on your car for 24 months. See the official South Australian MyLicence page for more info.

 

In WA

 

In Western Australia (WA), you have green P plates on your car for 18 months. See the official Western Australian Department of Transport page for more info.

 

In NT

In the Northern Territory (NT), you don’t use green P plates as you keep your red P plates for the full 24 months of your provisional licence. See the official Northern Territory Government licence page for more info.