Renew your vehicle registration

To drive on a Northern Territory (NT) road you must renew your car or other vehicle registration with the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR).

This page has information about how to register your car or vehicle.

Renew your registration

On the MVR Quick Pay website

You can only pay your registration using MVR Quickpay if your vehicle is registered in the NT and:

  • you have already submitted your vehicle roadworthy inspection report
  • or your vehicle is not due for a roadworthy inspection.

Check if your vehicle needs a vehicle inspection.

To pay your registration you will need the transaction number shown on your registration renewal notice.

You can pay using Visa, MasterCard or BPAY.

You can pay your registration for a period of six months or 12 months.

NT rego app

You can pay your registration fee using the NT rego app if:

  • your vehicle has been or is registered in the NT
  • you have already submitted your vehicle roadworthy inspection report or your vehicle is not due for a roadworthy inspection.

By phone

You can renew your registration by calling 1300 654 628, if you can meet all of the following conditions:

  • you are an NT resident
  • you have already submitted your vehicle roadworthy inspection report or your vehicle is not due for a roadworthy inspection
  • your vehicle registration has not been cancelled or suspended
  • your vehicle is not defected.

You will need your registration number (number plate).

You will also need to pay using Visa or MasterCard.

By mail

You can pay by mail if you send all of the following:

  • your renewal notice including Visa or MasterCard payment details provided at the back of the notice
  • a letter requesting renewal including your vehicle's registration number
  • the inspection report if your vehicle needed an inspection
  • cheque or money order to pay your renewal fee (if applicable).

Motor Vehicle Registry
GPO Box 530
Darwin NT 0801 

In person

You can pay in person at a MVR office by cash, cheque, BasicsCard, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard or go to your local participating Australia Post Office that provides MVR driver licence and vehicle registration services.

You will need your registration number (number plate) and evidence of identity such as your driver licence. Please bring your roadworthy inspection report if your vehicle needed an inspection.

MyPost

Go to the Australia Digital Mailbox website for more information on how to pay by MyPost.

Contact

Email: mvr.inspections@nt.gov.au
Fax: (08) 8941 0260
MVR Office locations

Last updated: 15 November 2016