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 of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty
  • not be disqualified from applying
  • 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.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Become an Authorised Examiner - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Renew All Application for Renewal of an Authorised Examiner - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act 1999 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

AES Administration Officer

Road Transport Authority

Access Canberra

Mailing address: PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 02 6205 7173