Registration fees

The below fees and charges are subject to regulatory changes.

Registration fees include Motor Accidents Compensation (MAC) insurance cover, a compulsory third party insurance.

You can renew your registration online for one month or three months through the MVR Quickpay website.

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Number plate

DescriptionFee
Personalised plate application $250
Number plate fee (when plates are first issued or when replacement plates are needed)$40
National heavy vehicle (NHV) number plate (only applies on application for NHV plates)$25
Remake of plate (lost, destroyed, damaged) $68
Transfer of right to display $21
Single plate change* $21
Double plate change $42
Souvenir plate $7.70

*Number plate or NHV fee may also apply.

Trader's plate

The fees below are for cars only.

Description - cars onlyFee
Initial plate$673.55
Second (subsequent) plate $579.55

For motorcycle trader's plate fees, contact the Motor Vehicle Registry office.

Replacement registration certificate

DescriptionFee
Replacement registration certificate - eg lost, destroyed $14

A replacement certificate can only be issued for vehicles with current registration.

Transfer of ownership

DescriptionFee
Transfer of ownership $18
Stamp duty 3% of purchase price

Temporary licence

Vehicle typeFee
Vehicles under 4.5 tonnes $48.50
Vehicles over 4.5 tonnes $34.50
(plus one week's vehicle registration)

Light vehicle registration

Vehicles with four cylinders and an engine size less than 3000cc.

Engine size (cc)12 months6 months3 months1 month
0001 - 0500 $621.55$317.25$165.15$63.75
0501 - 1000 $665.55$339.25$176.15$67.40
1001 - 1500 $719.55$366.25$189.65$71.90
1501 - 2000 $766.55$389.75$201.40$75.80
2001 - 3000 $766.55$389.75$201.40$75.80

Vehicles with more than four cylinders and rotary engine vehicles with up to four cylinders with engines greater than 3000cc.

Engine size (cc)12 months6 months3 months1 month
2001 - 2500 $777.55$395.25$204.15$76.75
2501 - 3000 $817.55$415.25$214.15$80.05
3001 - 3500 $874.55$443.75$228.40$84.80
3501 - 4000 $916.55$464.75$238.90$88.30
4001 - 4500 $970.55$491.75$252.40$92.80
4501 - 5000 $1,013.55$513.25$263.15$96.40
5001 - 5500 $1,097.55$555.25$284.15$103.40
5501 - 6000 $1,144.55$578.75$295.90$107.30
6001 - 7000 $1,221.55$617.25$315.15$113.75
7001 - 8000 $1,245.55$629.25$321.15$115.75

Get the breakdown of light vehicle registration fees PDF (276.5 KB).

Motorcycle registration

Engine size (cc)12 months6 months3 months1 month
0001 - 0125 $157.50$85.25$49.15$25.05
0126 - 0260 $364.60$188.75$100.90$42.30
0261 - 0600 $874.65$443.80$228.45$84.75
Greater than 0600 $888.65$450.80$231.95$85.95

Get the breakdown of motorcycle registration fees PDF (212.0 KB).

Trailer and caravan registration

Tare weight (kg)12 months6 months3 months1 month
0001 - 0200 $99.50$56.25$34.60$20.20
0201 - 0400 $114.50$63.75$38.35$21.45
0401 - 0600 $128.50$70.75$41.85$22.65
0601 - 0800 $143.50$78.25$45.60$23.90
0801 - 1000 $157.50$85.25$49.10$25.05
1001 - 1200 $193.50$103.25$58.10$28.05
1201 - 1400 $212.50$112.75$62.85$29.65
1401 - 1600 $230.50$121.75$67.35$31.15
1601 - 1800 $248.50$130.75$71.85$32.65
1801 - 2000 $266.50$139.75$76.35$34.15
2001 - 3000 $339.50$176.25$94.60$40.20
3001 - 4000 $423.50$218.25$115.60$47.20
4001 - 4500 $508.50$260.75$136.85$54.30

Get the breakdown of trailer registration fees PDF (247.5 KB).

Electric vehicle registration

Description12 months6 months3 months1 month
For electric vehicles not exceeding 4.5 tonnes GVM.$665.55$339.25$176.15$67.40

Dedicated rally car scheme registration

Description12 months
For dedicated rally car vehicles (guidelines apply)$106.65

Vehicle inspection

Vehicle typeFee
Light Vehicle (motor vehicle not exceeding 4.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass)* $57.20
Trailer (not exceeding 4.5 tonnes Aggregate Trailer Mass)* $57.20
In any other case (i.e., vehicles over 4.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass)* $129.80

Pre-payment of the roadworthy inspection fee is not required - the roadworthy inspection fee will be added to your registration fee at time of payment.

You must pre-pay for a defect clearance inspection. If the vehicle passes the inspection, you can renew your registration.

Heavy vehicle registration

The fees and charges provided for heavy vehicles are subject to change at any time without notice.

For confirmation of exact fees and charges of registration, contact the MVR.

To find out more about fees charged for heavy vehicles, read the heavy vehicle fees.


Last updated: 10 February 2021

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