Want to ride 50cc up to 125cc? 16+ years
Complete the 1 day Compulsory Basic Training course before you ride any scooter, moped or motorcycle on the road.
At 16 you can ride up to 50cc, 17 years and over up to 125cc, however if your full car licence was issued BEFORE 1st February 2001 you are exempt and may ride a 50cc without a CBT or ‘L’ plates.
Want to ride up to 33bhp 17 years + (restricted)
All training and testing is completed on a 125cc
Gain a licence to ride up to 33 bhp (25kw) after 2 years your licence will automatically be upgraded to a full power licence.
Want to ride any size motorcycle 21 years + (DAS)
All training and testing is completed in a 500cc bike.
Gain licence to ride any size motorcycle.
This information is valid until 19/1/2013. Law changes 19 January 2013.