Approval as a Vehicle Examiner - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to be employed as a mechanic who performs vehicle inspections on light and / or heavy vehicles in Tasmania on behalf of the authorising Agency. A separate approval is required for any mechanic's premises where vehicle inspections are performed.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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:

  • Have relevant mechanic's qualifications from an approved training organisation, or the equivalent in competency-based experience;
  • Have completed an approved course in vehicle inspection;
  • Submit to a Police Check;
  • Satisfy the Authorising Agency's registration approval processes, and be prepared to submit to ongoing training and assessments and inspections of you at your workplace;
  • Be willing to operate as a Vehicle Examiner only at Approved Inspection Stations (AIS); and
  • Possess insurance if appropriate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on these and any other requirements.






No fees are required.



Please lodge your application directly with the Agency Contact Officer.

Administering agency

Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Act(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Registration and Licensing
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Mailing address:


03 6166 3261

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