Apply for club vehicle registration

You can apply for a reduced rate of registration and compulsory third party insurance so you can maintain the operational status of historic and individually constructed vehicles.

You can only apply for this registration if you are a member of a recognised vehicle enthusiast club and own one of the approved types of vehicles outlined below. 

This type of registration only allows you restricted access to a road or related area.

Before you start

Follow these steps before you apply.

1. Approved vehicle types for the Club Registration Scheme

You must have one of three main classes of vehicles to apply for the Club Registration Scheme.

Classic motor vehicle

These are factory produced vehicles that have a date of manufacture that is at least 30 years old or more.

Street Rod

Street Rods that are built and designed and certified as compliant with the National Guidelines for the Construction and Modification of Street Rods.

Individually constructed vehicle

Individually constructed vehicles (ICV) or Individual approved vehicles (IAV) that have been approved and are eligible for club registration. 

2. Member of a recognised motor vehicle enthusiast club

You must be a member of a recognised club to apply.

A club representative will be able to explain the details and requirements of the scheme to you.

Recognised enthusiast clubs in the Northern Territory (NT) include:

  • Motor Vehicle Enthusiasts Club Inc.
  • Motor Enthusiasts Club of Central Australia Inc. (MECCA)
  • Classic Holden Car Club of the Northern Territory Inc.
  • NT Gassers Car Club
  • The Classic Motorcycle Club of the Northern Territory Inc.
  • Classic Ford Club Inc.
  • Nameless Nomads Inc.
  • Aces and Eights Inc.
  • Darwin Harley Owners Group Inc.
  • Territories Finest Custom Car Club.

Read more about how to apply for motor vehicle enthusiast club recognition.

How to apply

Fill in the R42 form NT club vehicle registration application and send it to the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) in one of the following ways.


Email your completed application form and your vehicle inspection report to

Pay your registration fee by calling the MVR on 1300 654 628 using a MasterCard or Visa card.


Send your completed application with your inspection report to: 

Motor Vehicle Registry
GPO Box 530
Darwin NT 0801

Pay your registration fee by sending a cheque or money order with the application, or you can call the MVR on 1300 654 628 to pay by MasterCard or Visa once your application form has been received.

In person

Submit your completed application with your inspection report at an MVR office. You can pay your fee by MasterCard, Visa, BasicsCard, cheque, cash or EFTPOS.

To find out more contact the MVR.

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Last updated: 28 November 2017