Registration fees

The fees and charges provided on this page are subject to change at any time without notice. For confirmation of exact fees and charges of registration please contact the MVR on 1300 654 628.

Number plate fees

Number plate fees Fee
Personalised plate application $185
Remake of plate $65
Transfer of right to display $20
Single plate change - under 4.5 tonnes $20
Single plate change - over 4.5 tonnes $32
Double plate change - under 4.5 tonnes $40
Double plate change - over 4.5 tonnes $64
Replacement plate (lost, destroyed, damaged) - under 4.5 tonnes $13
Replacement plate (lost, destroyed, damaged) - over 4.5 tonnes $25
Souvenir plate $6.60

Trader plate fees

Trader plate fees Fee
Initial plate fee $649.85
and second (subsequent) plate fee $559.85

Search fees

Search fees Fee
Search for last registered owner of abandoned vehicle $13
Search for your registration history fee $13

Transfer fees

Transfer fees Fee
Transfer of ownership fee $17
Stamp duty 3% of purchase price

Temporary licence fees

Vehicle Fee
Vehicles under 4.5 tonnes $46.35
Vehicles over 4.5 tonnes $33.35
(plus one week's vehicle registration)

Light vehicle registration fees

Vehicles with four cylinders and an engine size less than 3000cc.

Engine size (cc) 12 months 6 months
0001 - 0500 $599.85 $305.90
0501 - 1000 $640.85 $326.40
1001 - 1500 $692.85 $352.40
1501 - 2000 $737.85 $374.90
2001 - 3000 $737.85 $374.90

Vehicles with up to four cylinders and an engine greater than 3000cc.

Engine size (cc) 12 months 6 months
2001 - 2500 $747.85 $379.90
2501 - 3000 $785.85 $398.90
3001 - 3500 $839.85 $425.90
3501 - 4000 $880.85 $446.40
4001 - 4500 $930.85 $471.40
4501 - 5000 $972.85 $492.40
5001 - 5500 $1051.85 $531.90
5501 - 6000 $1096.85 $554.40
6001 - 7000 $1,169.85 $590.90
7001 - 8000 $1,192.85 $602.40

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Motorcycle registration fees

Engine size (cc) 12 months 6 months
0001 - 0125 $150.70 $81.35
0126 - 0260 $350.80 $181.35
0261 - 0600 $844.00 $428.00
Greater than 0600 $858.00 $435.00

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Trailer and caravan registration fees

Tare weight (kg) 12 months 6 months
0001 - 0200 $95.05 $53.55
0201 - 0400 $109.05 $60.55
0401 - 0600 $123.05 $67.55
0601 - 0800 $137.05 $74.55
0801 - 1000 $151.05 $81.55
1001 - 1200 $185.05 $98.55
1201 - 1400 $202.05 $107.05
1401 - 1600 $220.05 $116.05
1601 - 1800 $237.05 $124.55
1801 - 2000 $254.05 $133.05
2001 - 3000 $323.05 $167.55
3001 - 4000 $404.05 $208.05
4001 - 4500 $484.05 $248.05

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MVR vehicle inspection fees

Vehicle Fee
Light Vehicle (motor vehicle not exceeding 4.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass)* $53.90
Trailer (not exceeding 4.5 tonnes Aggregate Trailer Mass)* $53.90
Motorcycle* $53.90
In any other case (i.e., vehicles over 4.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass)* $123.20

Pre-payment of the roadworthy inspection fee is not required - the roadworthy inspection fee will be added to your registration fee at time of payment.

You must pre-pay for a defect clearance inspection, as well as the relevant roadworthy inspection fee mentioned in the table above.

Last updated: 15 August 2017