Some vehicles may require a vehicle identity inspection (Tier 2) before they can be registered in South Australia.
A vehicle must be inspected if it:
The inspection takes a minimum of one hour and includes a basic safety check.
All vehicles to be inspected must be driven in and out of the inspection facility, and must have one of the following:
Vehicles transported to the facility by trailer or other means must be offloaded and driven into the facility before inspection.
Metropolitan vehicle identity assessment station
7 Naweena Road
Regency Park SA 5010
Phone 8400 8777
Open 8.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. No appointment is necessary.
Southern vehicle identity assessment station
Unit 2/7 Ellemsea Circuit
Lonsdale SA 5160
Phone 8307 0350
This station only inspects passenger light vehicles.
Open 9.00 am to 12.30 pm and 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm, Wednesday and Thursday only. No appointment is necessary,
The Vehicle Identification Inspections fact sheet 1001.4 KB includes maps for the Regency Park and Lonsdale stations.
Mount Gambier vehicle inspection station
322 Commercial Street West
Mount Gambier SA 5290
The station is open weekdays except public holidays, but customers should consult the schedule of opening hours before visiting. No appointment is necessary.
Inspections can be carried out by the South Australia police in country areas if:
Contact your local country police station to make an appointment for the inspection.
You will receive a vehicle identity inspection report, which is required when registering a vehicle. It is valid for three calendar months from the time of the inspection.
For more information phone Service SA on 13 10 84 or go to a Service SA customer service centre.