Permit for Road Events - Northern Territory


You will require this permit to organise a:

  • vehicle or bicycle speed trial or race on any public road
  • parade or procession on a public road owned by the Northern Territory (other parades or processions need approval from the road authority only).

The road authority is responsible for the care, control and management of the public road (e.g. local councils).

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must provide:

  • approval from the relevant road authority
  • written consent from the NT police
  • a completed application form.

Depending on the nature and location of the event, you may also be required to have some or all of the following:

  • public liability insurance
  • a traffic management plan
  • signs
  • a medical facility
  • litter and refuse signage
  • issue a public notice.

Please contact the department for information on specific requirements to be met relevant to your event.


As specified on permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All No fee required.


Approval time

Applications must be submitted at least seven days before the proposed event.


This permit can not be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

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:

Road Safety

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Mailing address: GPO BOX 2520
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8924 7013 Darwin
Phone: 08 8951 5354 Alice Springs
Fax: 08 8924 7009 Darwin
Fax: 08 8951 5151 Alice Springs