Registration of Heavy Vehicles - Victoria

Service summary

You are required to register a heavy vehicle before you operate it within Victoria. A heavy vehicle is a truck or bus that is greater than 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass.

The purpose of registration is for identification purposes and to ensure that the heavy vehicle meets necessary safety and environmental standards. Registration is required for each vehicle being operated. Matters relating to the licensing of heavy vehicle drivers are administered by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees will vary depending on the type of heavy vehicle. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Forms

 Resources
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Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Operating address:
PO BOX 1644
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Operating address:
60 Denmark Street
Kew
Victoria 3101

Phone:

13 11 71

Phone:

03 8391 3216

Website:

http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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