Introduction

To register a heavy vehicle in the Northern Territory (NT) you should follow these steps:

Step 1. Find out who can register a heavy vehicle.

Step 2. Nominate an operator of the heavy vehicle.

Step 3. Arrange for a heavy vehicle inspection - no booking fee is required. 

Step 4. Apply to register your vehicle and pay a fee.

You must have a roadworthy inspection in order to register your heavy vehicle. A temporary licence (registration) may be issued on a case by case assessment for the purpose of repairs.

There are also specific rules for registering special purpose vehicles.

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Last updated: 27 June 2017