Vehicle Certification and Approval for the Placement of Identification Plates - Australian Government


Vehicle certification is required for all vehicles or vehicle components manufactured in or imported into Australia. You will be required to apply for this approval if you intend to manufacture or import new vehicles or vehicle components.

The approval certifies that vehicles and vehicle components manufactured in or imported into Australia meet the national standards covering safety and emission requirements known as the Australian Design Rules (ADRs). The approval allows you to place identification or compliance plates on the vehicle or vehicle component.

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 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

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