Issue of Trader's Plates - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You may require these plates if you operate a business engaged in the manufacturing, dealing, repairing or transportation of registrable vehicles. Correctly displayed trader's plates enable an unregistered vehicle to be driven on public roads. Examples of when this may occur include a:

  • Customer test driving a brand new unregistered car from an authorised dealership; or
  • Mechanic driving an unregistered vehicle on the road for the purpose of determining whether a mechanical issue has been repaired.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to issue trader's plates you must:

  • Be a manufacturer, repairer or transporter of, or dealer in, registrable vehicles; and
  • Have a suitable premises for the purpose.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Issue of Trader's Plates - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Application

Apply

Please apply directly to the Agency.


Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
Road Transport Authority

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act 1999 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2000 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
Road Transport Authority


Mailing address:
PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602

Phone:

02 62077101

Phone:

02 62077171

Phone:

132281
roaduserservices@act.gov.au

Website:

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