Find a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) office

Change to Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek opening hours

MVR Nhulunbuy office hours will temporarily change from Monday 27 July to Friday 14 August.

MVR Tennant Creek office hours will temporarily change from Monday 10 August to 28 August.

Before you visit or call the office, you should check the changed hours.

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

Doing business with MVR

Before you visit an MVR office, check out transactions you can do online:

You can also find out what MVR transactions you can do at your post office.

Visit an MVR customer service centre

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

You can also contact the MVR by:

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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

Change to opening hours

MVR Tennant Creek office hours will temporarily change from Monday 10 August to Friday 28 August. For more information, see table below.

Find out about services you can access during the closure.

Date Opening times
Monday 10 August and Tuesday 11 August 8am to 12 noon; 1pm to 4pm
Wednesday 12 August Closed
Thursday 13 August and Friday 14 August 8am to 12 noon; 1pm to 4pm
Monday 17 August and Tuesday 18 August 8am to 12 noon; 1pm to 4pm
Wednesday 19 August Closed
Thursday 20 August and Friday 21 August 8am to 12 noon; 1pm to 4pm
Monday 24 August and Tuesday 25 August 8am to 12 noon; 1pm to 4pm
Wednesday 26 August Closed
Thursday 27 and Friday 28 August 8am to 12 noon; 1pm to 4pm

From Monday 31 August, opening hours revert back to usual times.

Standard 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

Change to opening hours

MVR Nhulunbuy office hours will temporarily change from Monday 27 July to Friday 14 August. For more information, see table below.

Find out about services you can access during the closure.

Date Opening times
Monday 27 July Closed
Tuesday 28 July Closed
Wednesday 29 July 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
Thursday 30 July 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
Friday 31 July Closed
Monday 3 August Closed (Public Holiday)
Tuesday 4 August Closed
Wednesday 5 August 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
Thursday 6 August 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
Friday 7 August Closed
Monday 10 August Closed
Tuesday 11 August Closed
Wednesday 12 August 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
Thursday 13 August 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
Friday 14 August Closed

From Monday 17 August, opening hours revert back to usual times.

Standard 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

Open fortnightly from 11 June - every second Thursday
8am to 3pm

To pay your licence or registration renewal, go to MVR Quick Pay, visit the Jabiru post office or call the MVR on 1300 654 628.

Theory test times

By appointment only.

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: 08 8979 2488

MVR Yulara

Yulara Police Station, Yulara Drive

Opening hours

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: 07 August 2020

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