Approval to Place a Used Import Plate - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to apply for this approval if you operate a Registered Automotive Workshop and you intend to import used vehicles.

Used vehicles that are imported into Australia require an approved import plate to be certified for use within Australia.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 this approval you must:

  • Be registered as an automotive workshop; and
  • Comply with the import plate guidelines.

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Place a Used Import Plate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Surface Transport Policy

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Surface Transport Policy

Operating address:
111 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600

Phone:

1800075001

Phone:

02 62747111

Supporting information

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