Light vehicle permits
A vehicle will need an exemption in the form of a light vehicle permit to operate in South Australia if it is up to 4.50 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) and exceeds one or more of the following dimensions:
- A single motor vehicle that is not greater than 12.5 metres long
- A combination that is not greater than 19 metres long
- A vehicle that is not greater than 2.5 metres wide
- A vehicle that is not greater than 4.3 metres high.
The following table contains the fees for light vehicles permits.
|Vehicle permit fees - light vehicles||Fee|
|Permit application (issue or renewal)||$76.00|
|Vehicle listing application||$50.00|
|Inspection of vehicle listing application||$258.00|
| Complex assessment to verify specifications of vehicle listing application. |
Costs may include: vehicle inspection at other than a DPTI site; route inspection or survey, bridge or culvert assessment, conditions applicable to the permit or costs of other actions as identified
|A fee of the estimated reasonable costs of providing the assessment (to be advised and paid prior to the assessment)|
Note: Vehicle listing and listing assessment fees apply to each vehicle, including each vehicle forming part of the combination. These fees are payable in addition to any other listed fee that may apply.
These fees are applicable from 1 July 2016.
You can apply for a permit online at EzyReg or by downloading an application form:
- Form A - Vehicle listing application (self propelled vehicle)
- Form B - Application for a permit
- Form C - Application for a permit renewal
- Route survey application
On this site
- Trailerable boat - rear overhang exemption notice
- Rear overhang for trailers transporting rowing boats, canoes or kayaks exemption notice
For more information, contact the DPTI Vehicle Permits Team Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm via:
Phone: 1300 882 249
Fax: 8115 5542
DPTI Vehicle Permits Team
PO Box 5942
Regency Park SA 594