Approval as a Vehicle Examiner - Tasmania


You will need this approval to be employed as a mechanic who performs vehicle inspections on light and / or heavy vehicles in Tasmania on behalf of the authorising Agency. A separate approval is needed for any mechanic's premises where vehicle inspections are performed.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 approval you must:

  • have the relevant mechanic's qualifications from an approved training organisation, or the equivalent in competency-based experience
  • have completed an approved course in vehicle inspection
  • hold a current National Police Certificate
  • satisfy the Authorising Agency's registration approval processes, and be prepared to submit to ongoing training and assessments and inspections of you at your workplace
  • be willing to operate as a Vehicle Examiner only at Approved Inspection Stations (AIS)
  • possess insurance if appropriate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on these and any other requirements.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Act(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Application process


Please lodge your application directly with the Contact Officer.

Administering agency

Department of State Growth


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:

Approved Inspection Stations


Department of State Growth

Operating address: 4 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Website: Transport (Opens in new window)