Motor Vehicle Registration - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to drive a vehicle on Tasmanian roads. All vehicles (i.e. cars, motor bikes, vans, trucks, etc.) must be registered before being driven. The registered operator may be a body corporate or an individual and they are recorded in the register as being responsible for the vehicle. These responsibilities include:

  • payment of vehicle fees and charges
  • related fines and / or sanctions, unless it can be proven that the registered operator was not using the vehicle at the time of the offence
  • ensuring the roadworthiness of the vehicle
  • notifying the Registrar of any changes to the recorded details.

Certain vehicles and exceptional situations exist whereby vehicles do not require registration to be driven on public streets in Tasmania.

To apply, complete the Application for Registration form. Other forms and related documents are available on the Department of State Growth Transport website.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to register a vehicle, you must:

  • be able to provide evidence of identity, which includes age, residential address and existence within the community
  • provide evidence that you are entitled to become the registered operator of a vehicle
  • pay the prescribed fee
  • be able to demonstrate that the vehicle is roadworthy
  • prove that the garage address of the vehicle is, or will be, in Tasmania.

Please note that if you are registering a vehicle intended for use as a hire and drive passenger vehicle then the vehicle must not display any offensive advertising material.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Transport

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Registration and Licensing

Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Phone: 03 6233 8011
Email: info@stategrowth.tas.gov.au