Fees and concessions

Vehicle inspection fees

These fees also apply to vehicles used as part of a road train or B-double, part of a combination that including its load is over 19 metres long, or has a total mass over 42.5 tonnes.

These fees are effective from 1 July 2016.

Type of vehicle inspection First inspection Subsequent inspections
Restricted access vehicles  
Prime mover / truck $313.00 $78.00
Semi trailer $158.00 $78.00
Converter dolly $78.00 $78.00
Defected heavy vehicles  
Prime mover / truck $235.00 $78.00
Semi trailer $158.00 $78.00
Converter dolly $158.00 $78.00
Heavy vehicle roadworthy (GVM over 4.5 tonnes) $235.00 $78.00
Federal interstate registration  
Prime mover / truck $100.00 $78.00
Semi trailer $100.00 $78.00
Converter dolly $100.00 $78.00
Type of vehicle inspectionFirst inspectionSubsequent inspections
Buses, tow trucks, tour vehicles and taxis  
Bus $235.00 $78.00
Tow trucks $235.00 $78.00
Tour vehicle car - country only $158.00 $78.00
Taxi - country only $158.00 $78.00
Seating inspection - heavy vehicle $235.00 $78.00
Seating inspection $158.00 $78.00
Light vehicles  
Defected car, car trailer or motor bike $158.00 $78.00
Hot rod, one-off construction, left hand drive $235.00 $78.00
LPG inspections $235.00 $78.00
Type of vehicle inspectionFirst inspectionSubsequent inspections
Restricted access vehicles  
Interstate transfer (roadworthy inspection) $158.00 $78.00
Repairable write-offs  
Tier 3 inspection $285.00 $58.00
Roadworthy inspection $235.00 $78.00
Interstate transfer ID check - light vehicles  
Tier 2 inspection (fee payable at point of registration) $58.00  
Modified vehicles  
Roadworthy inspection $235.00 $78.00
Missing compliance plate $235.00 $78.00

Booking fee and prepayment of inspections

A booking fee of $24 applies to all inspections, except federal interstate truck inspections. Tier 2 inspections are exempt.

Payment of the inspection and booking fees are required prior to an appointment being made.

Heavy vehicle inspection scheme fees

Inspection fees for heavy vehicle inspection at transfer of registration due to change of ownership are set by the individual inspection stations however cannot exceed the regulated fee as capped by the State Government of $268.

Fees are listed on the authorised private inspection station websites for comparison.


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Page last updated 30 November 2016

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