Application forms and fact sheets

Application for not displaying a compliance plate

On this page you can apply for:

  • exemption for an imported motor vehicle not fitted with a compliance plate
  • exemption for an Australian-delivered motor vehicle where the compliance plate is missing.

Exemption allows a vehicle to be driven without displaying a compliance plate.

Eligibility

A motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, that was manufactured in or after May 1971 with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) up to and including 4500 kg which is not fitted with a compliance plate.

A motorcycle that was manufactured in or after October 1977 which is not fitted with a compliance plate.

If your vehicle or trailer has GVM greater than 4500 kg you need to contact the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.
Phone 1300 696 487

Before you begin

You will need to provide:

  • driver's licence details
  • VIN/chassis number of vehicle
  • make, model, body type and year of manufacture
  • if the vehicle is privately imported, an import document issued by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and Cities
  • verification of registration in Australia or an import approval document issued by Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
  • if the vehicle has been registered in Australia, registration documents from the state or territory the vehicle was registered in
  • if the vehicle has been converted from left-hand drive to right-hand drive, an engineer's report prepared by the Light Vehicle Engineering Signatory for the conversion

How to apply

Apply online

If you need assistance

Email - dpti.vehiclestandards@sa.gov.au
Phone - 1300 882 248

What happens next

It can take up to three weeks from receipt of all the relevant information for your application to be processed.


Page last updated 31 October 2018

Provided by:
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
URL:
https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/driving-and-transport/vehicles/vehicle-standards-and-modifications/application-forms-and-fact-sheets/compliance-plate-exemptions
Last Updated:
31/10/18
Printed on:
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