Motor Vehicle Trader's Plates - Northern Territory


You will need trader's plates if you are a business or driver in the vehicle industry. Trader's plates allow car yard staff or mechanics to test drive cars.

You may need trader's plates if:

  • you are in the trade of manufacturing, selling or repairing vehicles
  • you are not using the vehicle for hire
  • the vehicle is only being driven by the trader, employee, prospective buyer or agent.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $728.25

Initial plate fee. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Licence All $623.25

Subsequent plate fee. Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Motor Vehicle Registry

Contact details

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