Off-Road Vehicle Registration - Western Australia


You may require this registration if you intend to use an off-road vehicle in an area designated for off-road use by a local Council. You do not need to register your off-road vehicle if you are only using your vehicle on private land with the consent of the landowner.

An off-road vehicle is a vehicle which is not licensed for and will not be used on public roads (even only for the purpose of crossing a road). This can include all types of motor vehicles, such as motorcycles, four-wheel drive vehicles, dune buggies and all-terrain vehicles.

You do not need to register your off-road vehicle if it is already licensed for use on the road.

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 registration you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • ensure that your vehicle meets the prescribed safety and noise requirements
  • complete the relevant application form
  • pay the required fee.

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


Up to 18 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $30.00 Registration
Apply Miscellaneous All $15.00

Number plate fee

Renew Renewal All $30.00 -
Transfer Transfer All $15.00 -

Act(s) name

Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Act 1978 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Regulations 1979 Western Australia

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:


Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Mailing address: PO BOX R1290
Perth, Western Australia 6844
Phone: 13 11 56
Phone: 08 9215 1204