Approval to Place a Used Import Plate - Australian Government


You will be required to apply for this approval if you operate a Registered Automotive Workshop and you intend to import used vehicles.

Used vehicles that are imported into Australia require an approved import plate to be certified for use within Australia.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 this approval you must:

  • Be registered as an automotive workshop; and
  • Comply with the import plate guidelines.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

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

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Surface Transport Policy

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Operating address: 111 Alinga Street
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Phone: 02 62747111
Phone: 1800075001