Tow Truck Certificate - South Australia

Service summary

Any person driving or operating the equipment of a tow truck in the Declared Area (roughly greater metropolitan Adelaide) must be the holder of a tow truck certificate whether a vehicle is being towed behind the tow truck or not.

Service type


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


12 months.


Variable. Please confirm at time of application.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Safety and Regulation Division
Accident Towing & Investigations

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicles Act 1959 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicles (Accident Towing Roster Scheme) Regulations 2000 (South Australia)

Contact details

Operations & Investigations Officer

Mailing address:
Accident Towing & Investigations
PO Box 196
Ingle Farm SA 5098





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