Registration of Heavy Vehicles - Victoria


You are required to register a heavy vehicle before you operate it within Victoria. A heavy vehicle is a truck or bus that is greater than 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass.

The purpose of registration is for identification purposes and to ensure that the heavy vehicle meets necessary safety and environmental standards. Registration is required for each vehicle being operated. Matters relating to the licensing of heavy vehicle drivers are administered by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will vary depending on the type of heavy vehicle. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.


Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2020 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Transport


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:

Registration and Licensing


Department of Transport

Mailing address: GPO BOX 1644
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 13 11 71
Website: VicRoads (Opens in new window)