Find a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) office

The Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) provides registration and driver licensing services across the Northern Territory.

MVR office closures

MVR offices, including the contact centre and test sheds, will be closed from Wednesday 25 December 2019 and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020.

The closure period will be different at offices in Tennant Creek, Nhulunbuy, Yulara and Jabiru.

Find out about services you can access during the closure.

Doing business with MVR

You can do business with MVR a variety of ways.

Choose the option that best suits what you need to do.

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By email

You can get your renewal notices by email using MVR Quick Pay. You will need to update your details and add an email address.

You will need your MVR customer ID number to update your details online.

Tick 'I would like to receive my notices via email'.

You will need your MVR transaction number to get or pay your bills online.

You can find your MVR transaction number on your renewal notices.

Get an SMS reminder

You can receive free SMS renewal reminders one week before your licence or registration is due.

Simply update your contact details in MVR QuickPay, go to a participating Australia Post Office that provides MVR services, email mvr@nt.gov.au or call 1300 654 628 during business hours.

Set reminders via NT REGO app

Download the free NT Rego app for your smartphone or tablet

Set your own renewal reminder and check when inspections are due.

You can do the following licence and registration business online:

  • renew your licence
  • renew your registration
  • change your contact details.

Renew your licence, registration or change your details at the MVR Quick Pay website.

You will need your MVR transaction number to get and pay your notices online.

You can find your MVR transaction number on your renewal notice.

Find out what MVR transactions you can do at Australia Post outlets in the Northern Territory.

You can print out commonly used MVR forms for licensing and registration in the Northern Territory.

GPO Box 530
Darwin NT 0801
mvr@nt.gov.au

Phone: 1300 654 628 (Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm)
Fax: 08 8999 3103

Locate an MVR customer service centre

Find the address and opening hours of your local service centre below.

You can also email the MVR at mvr@nt.gov.au.

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MVR Darwin

18 Goyder Road, Parap

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm
Saturdays (excluding long weekends) 9am to 12 noon

Theory test times

Monday to Friday 8am to 3pm
Saturday 9am to 11am

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8999 3103

MVR Casuarina

Ethos House, Trower Road

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Theory test times

Monday to Friday 8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8922 7073

MVR Service Counter
Casuarina Post Shop

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Theory test times

Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8999 3103

MVR Palmerston

Palm Plaza, University Avenue

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Theory test times


Monday to Friday 8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8932 6592

MVR Alice Springs

North Stuart Highway, Alice Springs

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Theory test times

Monday to Friday 8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8951 5119

MVR Katherine

Government Centre, First Street

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Theory test times

Monday to Friday 8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8973 8564

MVR Tennant Creek

33 Leichardt Street
Tennant Creek

Standard hours

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm

Theory test times

Monday to Friday
9am to 11am and 1:30pm to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8987 0161

MVR Nhulunbuy

Industrial Estate, Lot 5 John Flynn Drive

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm

Theory test times

Monday to Friday 
8am to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8987 0161

MVR Jabiru

Jabiru Police Station, 10 Tasman Crescent

Opening hours

Thursday only 8am to 3pm

Theory test times

By appointment only

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8979 2488

MVR Yulara

Yulara Police Station, Yulara Drive

Opening times

Tuesday to Thursday
9am to 12 noon and 12:30pm to 4pm
Friday 8am to 12 noon

Theory test times

By appointment only
Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8951 5119

Last updated: 03 December 2019

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