Light Vehicle Modification Approval - Western Australia


You will require 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 require approval or for information on modifications to heavy vehicles by an authorised modifier.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • complete the appropriate form
  • obtain a vehicle examination once you have completed your alterations
  • pay the required fee.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 WA

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 WA

Application process


You may be required 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.

Vehicle Safety and Standards

Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: 21 Murray Street South
Welshpool, Western Australia 6106
Phone: 13 11 56
Fax: 08 9216 3899