Highway Permit - Victoria


You need this permit if you intend to conduct an event on a Victorian road. Types of events that require a permit include:

  • bike or foot road races
  • marathons
  • triathlons
  • walkathons
  • fun-runs
  • organised processions
  • parades and marches.

Permits may be issued for single or multi day events.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Your application must include:

  • a copy of your event management plan and traffic management plan
  • a clear map of the intended route
  • copies of approvals from all relevant road authorities (such as the local council and / or VicRoads)
  • a valid certificate of currency for public liability insurance for the duration of the event.

Please view the application form for more information about the conditions for this permit.


A permit is required for each event.


On the day of the completion of the event


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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations 2019 Victoria

Approval time

Submit your application at least 3 months before the event.

Administering agency

Victoria Police

Contact details

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