Book a vehicle inspection

Goyder Road test shed closing

The inspection facility at Goyder Road, Parap will close after Thursday 9 April 2020.

All inspections will transfer to the new Truck Central Wishart facility, which will open for heavy vehicle inspections on Monday 30 March.

Read more about the operating hours and locations of the inspection facilities.

You can get a vehicle inspection by booking at either:

Government inspection facility

You must pre-book your inspection online.

You can book up to three weeks in advance.

This includes inspections for:

  • all light vehicles
  • heavy vehicles (GVM or ATM greater than 4.5 tonnes)
  • motorbikes
  • light commercial passenger vehicles such as taxis or minibus
  • trailers
  • caravans.

Book an inspection

On the test shed site

If you require an inspection for both a light vehicle and a trailer, you must make separate consecutive bookings for each vehicle for the same lane. They cannot be inspected at the same time.

Written-off vehicles

You can't book an inspection for a written-off vehicle online. Read more about written-off vehicles.

Queries and other business for written-off vehicles are dealt with from Monday to Friday only.

For more information get a copy of V54 NT vehicle written off vehicle register PDF (493.6 KB)

How to book online

When you open the booking website above, you will need to follow these steps:

Step 1. Click on 'Book an inspection' above to create an account the first time you make a booking. This will also give you a login name and password. If you already have an account, you can enter your login name and password in the login screen.

Step 2. Select the type of inspection you want.

Step 3. Select the date and time for your inspection.

Step 4. Enter your registration number (number plate) and 'NT' or other state.

Step 5. You will receive an email confirming the date and time of your inspection.

About the inspection

A transport inspector will inspect your vehicle and process the inspection report on your behalf.

You can then pay your inspection fee and registration fee at the office.

If your vehicle fails the inspection, you will have to re-book another inspection online.

You can book an authorised inspector by using the list of authorised vehicle inspectors.

The mechanics on this list will do all of the following:

  • inspect your vehicle
  • give you an inspection report
  • charge you an inspection fee.

Some inspectors may submit the inspection report to MVR on your behalf.

You must make sure the MVR receives your inspection report. If the inspector hasn't submitted the report on your behalf, you can submit it by any of the following:

You can then pay your registration fee online using MVR quick pay.

NT rego app – authorised inspectors

You can also find authorised mechanics on the NT Rego app.

You can then pay your registration fee online using MVR quick pay.

Last updated: 06 April 2020

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