You may require trade plates if you manufacture, repair, transport or sell motor vehicles. Trade plates authorise the testing, transfer, and delivery of motor vehicles, motorcycles, caravans, trailers or agricultural machinery that are not licensed. Trade plates may be assigned and issued to:
- Manufacturers of vehicles (including trailers and boats);
- Dealers in vehicles (including registered used car dealers);
- Builders of vehicles bodies;
- Window tinters;
- Car detailers;
- Motor vehicle repairers; or
- Vehicle transporters.
Trade plates issued in other states or territories may be recognised. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.