Tow Truck Certificate - South Australia


Any person driving or operating the equipment of a tow truck in the Declared Area (roughly greater metropolitan Adelaide) must be the holder of a tow truck certificate whether a vehicle is being towed behind the tow truck or not.

Service type


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


12 months.


Variable; Please confirm at time of application.

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicles Act 1959 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicles (Accident Towing Roster Scheme) Regulations 2015 South Australia

Additional information

Complete practical and proficiency test

  • Completed MR410, MR420, MR428 application forms which are available at your local Service SA customer service centre.
  • National police certificate
  • Five passport photos
  • Current driver's licence

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Safety and Regulation Division

Accident Towing & Investigations

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:

Accident Towing and Investigations

Mailing address: Accident Towing and Investigations
GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0882600572
Website: (Opens in new window)