Vehicle Safety Compliance Certification Scheme (VSCCS) Certifier's Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to act as an inspector of non-standard vehicles. Non-standard vehicles that may require certification include significantly modified vehicles, individually constructed vehicles, and certain imported vehicles.

Holding this licence will allow you to certify that these types of vehicles meet the relevant safety standards under the Vehicle Safety Compliance Certification Scheme (VSCCS).

Please be aware that this licence also authorises you as an Approved Vehicle Examiner under the Heavy Vehicle National Law and allows you to approve modifications under the conditions prescribed by the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to hold a certifier's licence, you must be a fit and proper person. To assess this, the agency will:

  • check your criminal history
  • check the currency of your driver's licence
  • verify your qualifications and experience as reported on the application form
  • check if you are subject to any sanctions or restrictions enforced by other agencies.


12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $582.00 Fees for 2022-23
General Duplicate Certificate All $35.00 Fees for 2022-23
Renew Renewal All $582.00 Fees for 2022-23
Vary Variation All $116.00

Request to change licence category. Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Road Transport Act 2013 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Transport for NSW

Roads and Maritime Services

Road Services

Contact details

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