Find a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) office

This page lists the Northern Territory MVR offices and their usual opening hours (excluding public holidays).

It also lists Australia Post outlets that can process some licence and vehicle registration transactions. For more information about the services provided by Australia Post go to the Australia Post website.

You can also access Quickpay services online or through the NT REGO smart phone app.

All MVR offices and test sheds will be closed from Saturday 23 December to Monday 1 January and will reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Christmas and New Year closure

All MVR offices and test sheds will be closed from Saturday 23 December to Monday 1 January 2018.

You can still access the following services until MVR reopens on 2 January:

I want to How to

Renew my licence or car registration

Check car registration expiry or vehicle inspection due date
Roadworthy inspections (for rego check/green slip)
Change my contact details
Replace my NT licence or transfer my interstate licence

For enquiries before the public holiday closure call 1300 654 628 or email mvr@nt.gov.au.

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Get your renewal notice

Get your renewal notice by email

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

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 certificate of registration or 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, email mvr@nt.gov.au or call 1300 654 628 during business hours.

Get a reminder on your 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.

Renew your licence or rego online

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 certificate of registration or renewal notice.

MVR transactions at your post office

You can renew your licence or registration at any Australia Post outlet if there is a barcode on your renewal notice.

At participating Australia Post outlets you can:

  • renew your licence and vehicle registration
  • update your contact details
  • apply to replace a lost, destroyed or stolen licence
  • transfer your interstate licence to the NT.

Where you can go: participating outlets

You can do all of the business listed above at the following Australia Post outlets:

Call or visit the MVR

Contact the MVR

Phone: 1300 654 628
Fax: (08) 8999 3103
Email: mvr@nt.gov.au

GPO Box 530
Darwin NT 0801

Opening hours

Major centres

Darwin, Casuarina, Palmerston, Alice Springs and Katherine:

Monday to Friday - 8am to 4pm
MVR Darwin at Parap opens Saturdays 9am to 12 noon excluding long weekends.

Theory test times:

Monday to Friday - 8am to 3pm
MVR Darwin at Parap takes tests Saturdays 9am to 11am

MVR Service Counter (located within Australia Post Casuarina)

Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm

Theory test times: Monday to Friday - 9am to 3pm

Regional areas

Opening hours for regional centres vary.

Nhulunbuy

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

Theory test times: Monday to Friday - 8am to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm

Yulara

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

Theory tests by appointment only.

Jabiru

Thursday - 8am to 3pm

Theory tests by appointment only.

Tennant Creek

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

Locations

Location Facilities
MVR Darwin
18 Goyder Road
Parap
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Compliance inspections

Heavy vehicle inspection
MVR Casuarina
Ethos House
Trower Road

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MVR Service Counter
Casuarina Post Shop

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MVR Palmerston
Palm Plaza
University Avenue
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MVR Alice Springs
North Stuart Highway

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Compliance inspections

Heavy vehicle inspection
MVR Katherine
Government Centre
First Street
Katherine

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Compliance inspections

MVR Nhulunbuy
Industrial Estate
5 John Flynn Drive

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Compliance inspections
MVR Yulara
Yulara Police Station
Yulara Drive

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Compliance inspections
MVR Jabiru
Jabiru Police Station
10 Tasman Crescent
Jabiru

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Compliance inspections
MVR Tennant Creek
NTG Regional Services Complex
33 Leichhardt Street

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Compliance inspections

Last updated: 07 December 2017