Short Term Unregistered Vehicle Permit - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to drive an unregistered vehicle for a short time period. This permit does not register the vehicle and the vehicle must be roadworthy. Permits will only be issued for the minimum number of days within a 28-day period needed to complete the task or event.

Situations where this approval may be needed include:

  • moving an unregistered vehicle from one location to another
  • moving an unregistered vehicle to a place of repair
  • participation in approved events.

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


This permit will only be issued for the minimum number of days, within a 28 day period needed to complete the task or event.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $9.72

Act(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

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

Lodgement process


Attend a Service Tasmania shop with your completed application form and payment.

Additional information

If you are running commercial tours that will use segways or motorised self-balancing boards (e.g. hoverboards), you need to comply with a number of specific conditions on your permit. Segways do not comply with Australian Design Rules and therefore cannot be registered in the usual manner.

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:

Enquiries Officer


Department of State Growth

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