Heavy Vehicle Accreditation - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a heavy vehicle. There are four types of heavy vehicle accreditation:

  • maintenance management accreditation: exempts your vehicle from the requirement to be inspected before renewal of registration
  • mass management accreditation: allows access to additional mass concessions
  • basic fatigue management (BFM) accreditation: allows the drivers of the vehicle to operate under BFM hours
  • advanced fatigue management (AFM) accreditation: allows the drivers of the vehicle to operate under AFM hours.
Information on BFM and AFM hours are available from the Regulator. A heavy vehicle is a vehicle with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) or aggregate trailer mass (ATV) of more than 4.5 tonnes.

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

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 accreditation, you must:

  • have a relevant management system in place for operations to be carried out under the accreditation
  • be able to comply with the heavy vehicle standards
  • be a suitable person to hold accreditation.
Other requirements apply for specific types of accreditation. Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Not more than 3 years.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$84.00

Application for maintenance management accreditation or mass management accreditation. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$127.00

Application for BFM accreditation or AFM accreditation. Fees for 2016-17.

RenewRenewal$127.00

Renewal for BFM accreditation or AFM accreditation. Fees for 2016-17.

Renewal$84.00

Renewal for maintenance management accreditation or mass management accreditation. Fees for 2016-17.

VaryVariation$27.00

Add vehicles to or change vehicles currently nominated under a maintenance management accreditation or a mass management accreditation. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law Application Act 2013 (Victoria)

Contact details

Accreditation Team
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


Mailing address:
PO BOX 492
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Queensland 7008

Phone:

1300 696 487

Fax:

07 3309 8777
forms@nhvr.gov.au

Supporting information

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