Authorised Vehicle Examiner - Australian Capital Territory


You will need 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.

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.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $196.50

Fees for 2023-24

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

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Contact details

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