Motor club vehicles

Renew or 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.

To find out more, read the club registration scheme guidelines:

Northern Territory Motor Vehicle Enthusiast Club registration scheme guidelines PDF (410.7 KB)
Northern Territory Motor Vehicle Enthusiast Club registration scheme guidelines DOCX (199.7 KB)

Before you apply

Before you apply, follow these steps:

Step 1. Check you have an approved vehicle type 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.

Step 2. Ensure you're a 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:

  • Aces and Eights
  • Classic Ford Club
  • Classic Holden Car Club of the Northern Territory
  • Darwin Commodore Car Club
  • Katherine Vehicle Enthusiast Club
  • Motor Enthusiasts Club of Central Australia
  • Motor Vehicle Enthusiasts Club
  • NT Gassers Car Club
  • Territories Finest Custom Car Club
  • The Classic Motorcycle Club of the Northern Territory
  • Toyota Landcruiser Club Darwin.

If your club is not listed above, find out how to apply for motor vehicle enthusiast club recognition.

How to apply

To apply for club vehicle registration, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the R42 NT club vehicle registration application.

Step 2. Submit your completed application with your inspection report at an Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) office.

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Last updated: 03 February 2022

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