Vehicle certification is required for all vehicles or vehicle components manufactured in or imported into Australia. You will be required to apply for this approval if you intend to manufacture or import new vehicles or vehicle components.
The approval certifies that vehicles and vehicle components manufactured in or imported into Australia meet the national standards covering safety and emission requirements known as the Australian Design Rules (ADRs). The approval allows you to place identification or compliance plates on the vehicle or vehicle component.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.
Dependent on life of model.
Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Office of Transport Security
Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 (Australian Government)
Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989 (Australian Government)
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