Issue of Trade Plates - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require trade plates if you manufacture, repair, transport or sell motor vehicles. Trade plates authorise the testing, transfer, and delivery of motor vehicles, motorcycles, caravans, trailers or agricultural machinery that are not licensed. Trade plates may be assigned and issued to:

  • Manufacturers of vehicles (including trailers and boats);
  • Dealers in vehicles (including registered used car dealers);
  • Builders of vehicles bodies;
  • Window tinters;
  • Car detailers;
  • Motor vehicle repairers; or
  • Vehicle transporters.

Trade plates issued in other states or territories may be recognised. 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 trade plates you must:

  • Be registered as a business entity engaged in the manufacture, repair, dealing, selling, transporting, building, tinting or detailing of vehicles;
  • Complete the required application form; and
  • Pay any required fees.

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary. Please view the attached document on fees, or consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Administering agency

Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Vehicle Licensing
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Operating address:
Tassels Place
Innaloo
Western Australia 6018

Phone:

131156

Fax:

08 65516001

Supporting information

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