Authorised Vehicle Examiners Scheme - Approved Premises - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate premises where vehicle inspection duties take place. You must have this approval in order to issue registration certificates from a certain location.

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 approval, you must:

  • Not, during the last five years, have been convicted or found guilty by a court in Australia of an offence against the law of any jurisdiction that involves fraud or dishonesty (in regard to a corporation this is applicable to each director of the corporation);
  • Not be disqualified from applying for approval; and
  • Be a suitable person to be the proprietor of approved premises; and
  • The premises must be suitable and equipped according to the authorising Agency's requirements.

Furthermore, you are required to keep up-to-date copies of:

  • The ACT Inspection Manual for Light Vehicles;
  • The ACT Inspection Manual for Heavy Vehicles;
  • Each Australian Design Rule forming a part of either manual; and
  • Any document a part of which is applied, adopted or incorporated in either manual.

You are also required to:

  • Clearly display the certificate of approval for your premises; and
  • Clearly display a notice with the words 'approved inspection station' in capital letters at least 5cm high.

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

Prerequisites

Duration

1 year.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$1,591.90
GeneralDuplicate Certificate$39.90

Application

Apply

Prospective proprietors of approved premises need to ensure that their premises meets the prescribed requirements of the Scheme; complete the relevant application forms, enclosing copies of their police character check forms (originals will need to be available for inspection during the premises inspection) and submit these along with the application fee to the Agency.

On receipt of correctly completed forms and application fee the Agency will arrange for an inspection of the premises to be undertaken.


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

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 62077081

Website:

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