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 licensed 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.
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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