Concession cards you can use at MVR

The Motor Vehicle Registry recognises two types of concession cards:

1. A valid Northern Territory Pensioner and Carer Concession Card.

2. A valid Northern Territory Seniors Card.

The Pensioner and Carer Concession Card and Seniors card must be a NT issued card. Interstate or Commonwealth concession cards cards will not be accepted by the MVR.

It is your responsibility to check that your NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Card is valid with the Department of Health.

What you can use your concession cards for 

The above cards provide you with financial assistance for any of the following:

  • registration on your vehicle
  • driver licence renewal 
  • apply for an evidence of age card.

Conditions for using a concession card at the MVR

If you have both types of concession cards

You can use a Pensioner and Carer Concession Card concession in conjunction with the Senior Card concession.

Registration and concession cards

You can use a concession card to register cars, motorcycles or motorised trikes, trucks and buses (private use only) and motorised wheelchairs.

You can only use a seniors card to register cars, motorcycles, or motorised trikes under 4.5 tonnes. 

You can't use your concession cards when registering a vehicle over 4.5 tonnes, a trailer, caravan or tractor.

Your vehicle must be must be registered by you as the concession card holder. 

Concession cards and jointly-owned vehicles

You can only use one person's concession card to receive a discount on your registration - even if both owners hold a concession card. 

Driver licence renewals and concession cards

If you have a valid pensioner and carer concession card you are entitled to a free driver licence renewal. 

Evidence of age card renewals and concession cards

If you have a valid pensioner and carer concession card you are entitled to a free evidence of age card.

Last updated: 20 December 2016