Find a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) office

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

Temporary closure

MVR Alice Springs will be temporarily closed between noon and 1pm on Friday 30 September.

MVR Katherine will be temporarily closed between noon to 1pm on the following dates:

  • Thursday 29 and Friday 30 September 2022
  • Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 October 2022.

Business will resume as usual from 1pm on each of these days.

Find other ways to access MVR services.

Before you visit

Before you visit an MVR office, you should check if you can complete your transaction:

  • online
  • at a participating Australia Post office
  • by phone.

Read about other ways to access MVR services.

Locations and opening times

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

MVR Darwin

18 Goyder Road, Parap

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm

Saturday (excludes long weekends)
9am to 12 noon

Theory test

Monday to Friday
8am to 3pm

Saturday (excludes long weekends)
9am to 11am

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Casuarina

Ethos House, Trower Road

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm

Theory test

Monday to Friday
8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628



Casuarina Post Shop service counter

1/4 Rowling Street, Casuarina

Temporary closure

This service counter is temporarily closed. Find other ways to access MVR services.

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
9am to 4pm

Theory test

Monday to Friday
9am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Palmerston

Palm Plaza, University Avenue

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm

Theory test

Monday to Friday
8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Alice Springs

337 Stuart Highway, Alice Springs

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm

Theory test

Monday to Friday
8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Katherine

Big Rivers Government Centre
(formerly Katherine Government Centre)
7 First Street, Katherine

Temporary hours

MVR Katherine will be temporarily closed between noon to 1pm on the following dates:

  • Thursday 29 and Friday 30 September 2022
  • Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 October 2022.

Business will resume as usual from 1pm on each of these days.

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm

Theory test

Monday to Friday
8am to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Tennant Creek

33 Leichardt Street, Tennant Creek

Standard hours

Monday to Friday
8am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm

Theory test

Monday to Friday 
9am to 11am and 1:30pm to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Nhulunbuy

Industrial Estate, Lot 5 John Flynn Drive

Standard hours

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

Theory test

Monday to Friday
8am to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Jabiru

Jabiru Police Station, 10 Tasman Crescent

Standard hours

The office opens every first Thursday of the month from 8am to 3pm.

To pay your licence or registration renewal:

Theory test

By appointment only.

Phone: 1300 654 628

MVR Yulara

Yulara Police Station, Yulara Drive

Standard hours

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

Friday
8am to 12 noon

Theory test

By appointment only.

Phone: 1300 654 628

Contact

You can contact the MVR by:

  • calling 1300 654 628 (Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm)
  • emailing mvr@nt.gov.au
  • fax to 08 8999 3103
  • mail to GPO Box 530, Darwin NT 0801.

Last updated: 30 September 2022

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