Registration of a Business to Install and Repair CNG Fuel Systems in Motor Vehicles - Victoria

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a business that installs Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel systems to motor vehicles, or services and repairs CNG fuel systems.

This registration exists to ensure CNG fuel systems are installed safely. Repair services for which registration is required include any repair to the vehicle which involves opening the high pressure CNG lines to the atmosphere.

All CNG installations must comply with the requirements of Australian Standard AS/NZS 2739 and be fitted with an acceptable natural gas compliance plate. Compliance plates are only issued to Victorian businesses that are registered with the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for registration you must:

  • Pass an initial inspection of your workshop by the Board to determine whether your premises and equipment comply with Australian Standards;
  • Ensure that at least 50 percent of your employees are accredited by the Board to undertake CNG conversions and repairs;
  • Ensure that all CNG conversions or repairs are undertaken by a person accredited with the Board, or directly supervised and checked by a person accredited with the board who has at least 3 years continuous accreditation;
  • Hold a valid public liability insurance policy covering conversion and repair claims;
  • Pay the required fees; and
  • Submit a properly completed application form.

Please consult the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board for further information.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

You must immediately notify the AAFRB should there be a change of business premises or change of ownership or ABN / ACN.

Duration

12 months.

Expiry

31 December each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $648.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Renew Renewal $324.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Application process

Apply

Please lodge your application form (together with payment) directly with the AAFRB. You will need to attach to your application a copy of your certificate of incorporation and / or your registration of business name.

Administering agency

Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board

Contact details

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

Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board

Operating address: 1/462 Burwood Road
Hawthorn, Victoria 3122
Mailing address: PO BOX 3114
Auburn, Victoria 3123
Phone: 03 9818 4304
Fax: 03 9815 1540
Email: aafrb@aafrb.com.au