Light Vehicle Modification Approval - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to modify a vehicle. Approval is required for any alteration to a car, or part of a car from:

  • the manufacturer's specifications
  • its form when it was first licensed.

Certain minor modifications can be carried out without approval. However, all modifications must conform to the applicable regulations and rules.

Please visit the Agency's website for a list of the types of alterations which need approval or for information on modifications to heavy vehicles by an authorised modifier.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must obtain a vehicle examination once you have completed your alterations.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $73.00

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Western Australia

Application process


You may need to provide additional information, such as test reports. Insufficient submissions, insufficient details, poor drawings or poor documentation may delay the processing of your application.

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

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:

Vehicle Safety and Standards

Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: 21 Murray Street South
Welshpool, Western Australia 6106
Phone: 1300 660 147
Fax: 08 9216 3899