We can assist you in an application for an Extraordinary Drivers Licence (EDL). An EDL allows individuals who are disqualified or suspended from holding a licence to drive in certain circumstances, such as, but not limited to:

  • Work reasons
  • A Medical condition
  • Support care

An EDL is granted at the discretion of the Court. An EDL will only be granted to those living or working in unusual circumstances and is dependent on your driving history. Applications will only be accepted after a certain period of time has passed and is dependent on the seriousness of the offence which disqualified you from driving or cancelled your licence

An Extraordinary Drivers Licence or EDL allows you to drive in the areas and within the time periods as ordered by the Court. It is important for you to keep a record of when and where you drive and the reason for driving so that, should you be asked by the police for your driving log, you can produce it.

You must also obey all driving laws, regulations and rules as breaking these may cause you to lose your EDL. If you are granted an EDL we will explain to you the conditions of your EDL.

If you already have an EDL, we can assist you in varying the conditions on that licence.


With offices in Perth and Fremantle, FourLion Legal can assist you with navigating the process with respect to the following driving offences and can advise you on:

  • the process
  • the possible outcomes
  • your plea
  • ways to mitigate your sentence
  • negotiating for a lower charge where possible or a better outcome
  • representing you in a Perth Court.

Once you have been sentenced and the relevant waiting period served, we can then assist you with obtaining an Extraordinary Drivers Licence or EDL.

Start a conversation with our lawyers about acquiring an EDL

With offices in Perth and Fremantle, we help more people in more places with a variety of legal concerns. From license applications to criminal and traffic offences. Please contact our team on (08) 9335 6643 or email us at info@fourlionlegal.com.au if you are looking for assistance with your criminal and/or traffic offence and/or obtaining or varying your extraordinary drivers licence or EDL.

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