Temporary Upgrade Permit - Tasmania


A temporary upgrade permit enables the registration of a vehicle to be upgraded to tow a heavy trailer for a short period of time. You may choose to register your vehicle as a non-towing vehicle and then apply for a permit to tow a heavy trailer.

Temporary upgrade permits can be obtained for up to 90 days, provided the vehicle registration does not expire within this period.

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.


Up to 90 days


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $44.50

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

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

Approval time

1 business day

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.