You may require this registration if you intend to use an off-road vehicle in an area designated for off-road use by a local Council. You do not need to register your off-road vehicle if you are only using your vehicle on private land with the consent of the landowner.
An off-road vehicle is a vehicle which is not licensed for and will not be used on public roads (even only for the purpose of crossing a road). This can include all types of motor vehicles, such as motorcycles, four-wheel drive vehicles, dune buggies and all-terrain vehicles.
You do not need to register your off-road vehicle if it is already licenced for use on the road.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this registration you must:
- Be at least 18 years old;
- Ensure that your vehicle meets the prescribed safety and noise requirements;
- Complete the relevant application form; and
- Pay the required fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 18 months.
Number plate fee: $15
Department of Transport
Driver and Vehicle Services
Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Act 1978 (Western Australia)
Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Regulations 1979 (Western Australia)
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