National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme Auditor Registration - New South Wales


You will need this registration if you intend to conduct an audit under the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS).

Heavy vehicle operators are encouraged to have more effective safety systems to contribute to the improvement of road safety for all road users. NHVAS auditors provide an important role on behalf of the NHVR in conducting on-site auditing of operators seeking accreditation or who are currently accredited under the NHVAS.

This registration allows you to ensure compliance with heavy vehicles standards for the following:

  • mass management systems
  • maintenance management systems
  • fatigue management: basic fatigue management (BFM)
  • fatigue management: advanced fatigue management (AFM).

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 registration you must:

  • hold a qualification in heavy vehicle auditing
  • have transport industry experience and capability
  • hold current Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurances
  • be a fit and proper person
  • hold a lead auditor qualification if you intend to lead one or more auditors or have in place a formal agreement to second a person with the technical competencies.

If you intend to carry out an audit of a maintenance management system or mass management system, you must either:

  • have the relevant and recognised technical competencies
  • provide proof of a formal arrangement that enables you to second a person or persons with the competencies necessary to complete the audit.


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Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (NSW) New South Wales

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

New South Wales
Mailing address: PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 1300 736 798
Website: About the NHVAS (Opens in new window)