​​​To drive patrol vehicles, police officers must meet particular medical and health standards as outlined in the guidelines of the National Road Transport Commission.

ese medical standards have been incorporated into the medical and fitness testing that you will undertake during the application and selection process.

Applicants must:

  • Hold either an Open driver licence 


  • Hold a current Provisional driver licence with a minimum 12 months of driving experience as a licence holder (excluding experience as a holder of a learner’s permit or learner’s licence). 

The licence may be to drive an automatic or manual vehicle.

A non-Queensland driver licence must be transferable to a Queensland driver licence. 

​For information on obtaining a Driver Licence, please contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Further details on driving and medical fitness is available in the Health Screening and Physical Skills Education Program Information Brochure.

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