Vehicle Standards Exemption Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

If you own or operate a heavy vehicle you can apply for a permit that exempts your vehicle from meeting certain vehicle standards compliance requirements.

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

This permit will be issued if:

  • Vehicle standards would prevent the heavy vehicle from operating for the purpose for which it was built;
  • The heavy vehicle is an experimental, prototype or similar vehicle that cannot be reasonably expected to comply with vehicle standards; or
  • The heavy vehicle was not required to comply with similar vehicle standards prior to the commencement of the national law.

This exemption permit may apply to one or more heavy vehicles.

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 permit, you must:

  • Submit the approved form;
  • Pay the prescribed fee; and
  • Provide any other information requested.

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

Duration

For a period of no more than 3 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (Tasmania) Act 2013 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (Tasmania) Regulations 2014 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Vehicle Standards Unit
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


Mailing address:
PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006

Phone:

1300 696 487

Fax:

1300 736 798
vehiclestandards@nhvr.gov.au

Supporting information

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