Heavy Vehicle Accreditation - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a heavy vehicle.

There are four types of heavy vehicle accreditations:

  • Maintenance management accreditation: exempts your vehicle from the requirement to be inspected before renewal of registration;
  • Mass management accreditation: allows access to additional mass concessions;
  • Basic fatigue management (BFM) accreditation: allows the drivers of the vehicle to operate under BFM hours; and
  • Advanced fatigue management (AFM) accreditation: allows the drivers of the vehicle to operate under AFM hours.

Information on BFM and AFM hours are available from the Regulator.

A heavy vehicle is a vehicle with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) or aggregate trailer mass (ATV) of more than 4.5 tonnes.

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 for accreditation, you must:

  • Have a relevant management system in place for operations to be carried out under the accreditation;
  • Be able to comply with the heavy vehicle standards; and
  • Be a suitable person to hold accreditation.

Other requirements apply for specific types of accreditation.

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

Duration

Not more than 3 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Application for maintenance management accreditation or mass management accreditation: $84.

Application

Application for BFM accreditation or AFM accreditation: $127.

VaryVariation

Add vehicles to or change vehicles currently nominated under a maintenance management accreditation or a mass management accreditation: $27.

RenewRenewal

Renewal for maintenance management accreditation or mass management accreditation: $84.

Renewal

Renewal for BFM accreditation or AFM accreditation: $127.

Forms

 Resources
Cancel Exit from Scheme / Module(s) - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Apply NHVAS Accreditation Application - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Vary Change Operator Particulars - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Add / Delete / Amend Vehicles - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (ACT) Act 2013 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Accreditation Team
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


Mailing address:
PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006

Phone:

1300 696 487

Fax:

1300 736 798
forms@nhvr.gov.au

Supporting information

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