Authorised Vehicle Examiner Scheme - Authorised Examiner - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this authorisation if you are a mechanic and you intend to inspect vehicles for registration purposes or issue authorised certificates. Authorised examiners are appointed with the power to inspect vehicles, on an approved premises, up to 4.5 tonne GVM as part of the registration process.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for appointment as an authorised examiner you must:

  • Be a motor mechanic with a qualification in relation to the mechanics of vehicles that is determined by the Agency to be an acceptable qualification for that class of vehicle;
  • Have not, during the last 5 years, been convicted or found guilty by a court in Australia, of an offence against the law of any jurisdiction that involves fraud or dishonesty;
  • Not be disqualified from applying; and
  • Be a suitable person to be an authorised examiner.

Additionally, you must attend a training workshop organised by the Agency for your application to be approved. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


1 year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act 1999 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2000 ACT

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.


Road Transport Authority

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 02 6207 7081