Unregistered Vehicle Permit - Australian Capital Territory


You may need this permit if you intend to drive an unregistered vehicle on a road or road related area by providing it with a short-term registration period and compulsory third-party insurance cover.

This permit can only be issued if:

  • it would not be reasonable or practical to require the vehicle to be registered during the period of the permit
  • the vehicle needs to be driven for the purpose of obtaining registration, or
  • the vehicle has been driven to a location for the purpose of obtaining registration and the registration has been refused.

This permit is not intended to cover the regular use of a vehicle on a road and road related area, and must not be regarded as a substitute for full registration.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


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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

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

Contact details

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