Registration fees

MVR fees and charges will increase from 1 July 2019.

This increase will apply to any licence or registration due on or from this date.

The fees and charges provided on this page 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 MVR Quickpay.

Number plate fees

Number plate feesFee
Personalised plate application $189
Remake of plate $67
Transfer of right to display $21
Single plate change - under 4.5 tonnes $21
Single plate change - over 4.5 tonnes $33
Double plate change - under 4.5 tonnes $42
Double plate change - over 4.5 tonnes $66
Replacement plate (lost, destroyed, damaged) - under 4.5 tonnes $14
Replacement plate (lost, destroyed, damaged) - over 4.5 tonnes $26
Souvenir plate $7.70

Trader plate fees

Trader plate feesFee
Initial plate fee $658.30
and second (subsequent) plate fee $566.30

Search fees

Search feesFee
Search for last registered owner of abandoned vehicle $14
Search for your registration history fee $14

Transfer fees

Transfer feesFee
Transfer of ownership fee $17
Stamp duty 3% of purchase price

Temporary licence fees

VehicleFee
Vehicles under 4.5 tonnes $47.65
Vehicles over 4.5 tonnes $33.65
(plus one week's vehicle registration)

Light vehicle registration fees

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

Engine size (cc) 12 months 6 months
0001 - 0500 $606.30 $309.15
0501 - 1000 $648.30 $330.15
1001 - 1500 $702.30 $357.15
1501 - 2000 $748.30 $380.15
2001 - 3000 $748.30 $380.15

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

Engine size (cc) 12 months 6 months3 months1 month
2001 - 2500 $758.30 $385.15 $198.55$74.20
2501 - 3000 $797.30 $404.65 $208.30$77.45
3001 - 3500 $853.30 $432.65 $222.30$82.15
3501 - 4000 $894.30 $453.15 $232.55$85.55
4001 - 4500 $946.30 $479.15 $245.55$89.90
4501 - 5000 $988.30 $500.15 $256.05$93.40
5001 - 5500 $1,070.30 $541.15 $276.55$100.20
5501 - 6000 $1,116.30 $564.15 $288.05$104.05
6001 - 7000 $1,191.30 $601.65 $306.80$110.30
7001 - 8000 $1,215.30 $613.65 $312.80$112.30

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Motorcycle registration fees

Engine size (cc) 12 months 6 months3 months1 month
0001 - 0125 $152.80 $82.40 $47.20$23.75
0126 - 0260 $354.95 $183.45 $97.70$40.60
0261 - 0600 $853.05 $432.50 $222.30$82.10
Greater than 0600 $867.05 $439.50 $225.80$83.25

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Trailer and caravan registration fees

Tare weight (kg) 12 months 6 months3 months1 month
0001 - 0200 $96.75 $54.35 $33.15$19.05
0201 - 0400 $110.75 $61.35 $36.65$20.25
0401 - 0600 $124.75 $68.35 $40.15$21.40
0601 - 0800 $138.75 $75.35 $45.65$22.55
0801 - 1000 $152.75 $82.35 $47.15$23.75
1001 - 1200 $188.75 $100.35 $56.15$26.75
1201 - 1400 $205.75 $108.85 $60.40$28.15
1401 - 1600 $223.75 $117.85 $64.90$29.65
1601 - 1800 $241.75 $126.85 $69.40$31.15
1801 - 2000 $259.75 $135.85 $73.90$32.65
2001 - 3000 $329.75 $170.85 $91.40$38.50
3001 - 4000 $412.75 $212.35 $112.15$45.40
4001 - 4500 $495.75 $253.85 $132.90$52.30

Get the breakdown of trailer registration fees (369.9 kb).

MVR vehicle inspection fees

VehicleFee
Light Vehicle (motor vehicle not exceeding 4.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass)* $55
Trailer (not exceeding 4.5 tonnes Aggregate Trailer Mass)* $55
In any other case (i.e., vehicles over 4.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass)* $126.50

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 fees

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: 12 June 2019

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