Pastoral Vehicle Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you are a primary producer and you intend to drive an unregistered vehicle for work purposes on public roads.

You will be authorised to drive your vehicle for work purposes on public roads in the following circumstances:

  • within your specified property
  • when necessary roads connect parts of the same property
  • for fire management operations.

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 permit you must ensure your pastoral vehicle meets the minimum safety standards.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.


You may transfer the permit to a replacement vehicle if the vehicle can no longer be serviced or is redundant.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Services Officer

Motor Vehicle Registry

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Northern Territory
Operating address: 18 Goyder Road
Parap, Northern Territory 0820
Mailing address: GPO BOX 530
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1300 654 628
Phone: 08 8999 3111
Fax: 08 8999 3103
Website: Driving and Transport (Opens in new window)