Approval to Import and Supply a Vehicle - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to import and sell a new or second-hand vehicle into Australia. There are several types of approval available depending on the type of vehicle being imported (such as car, trailer, mining equipment) and its intended use (racing, exhibition, vehicle evaluation, rallying). Approval is required for both the importation of the vehicle and the supply of the vehicle within the Australian Market.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Permission to import a vehicle must be obtained prior to the vehicle being imported. The vehicle must comply with national standards and have identification plates. Some exemptions exist.

For example, approval can be obtained to import non-standard road vehicles or vehicles without identification plates if the vehicle was manufactured before 1 January 1989.

Applicants should also consult with the Agency regarding applicable tariffs and quarantine provisions, or State or Territory registering authorities for registration requirements.

Duration

Ongoing

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00 Fees for 2022-23

Forms

Act(s) name

Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Road Vehicle Standards Rules 2019 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Contact details

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

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