Trade Plates - South Australia


You will need trade plates if you are a vehicle repairer, motor dealer or other person intending to drive an unregistered vehicle for limited purposes. Limited purposes include:

  • delivery of a vehicle from manufacturer to a dealer or auctioneer
  • testing of a vehicle that has recently been repaired
  • test-driving a new vehicle prior to sale.

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 licence, you must have compulsory third party insurance.


1, 2 or 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.

Administering agency

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Contact details

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