Conversion to an electric vehicle

Find out how to convert your vehicle to an electric vehicle.

This document provides you with the requirements to convert a combustion engine vehicle to an electric-powered vehicle MR 648 Conversion to Electric Drive (254.4 KB PDF).

If you are converting a light vehicle to electric you will need to submit an Application to modify a light motor vehicle.

If you are building a one-off new construction electric vehicle you will need to submit an MR 623 Application to build an Individually Constructed vehicle (808.4 KB PDF) to Vehicle Standards.


Department for Infrastructure and Transport
Vehicle Standards
Phone: 1300 882 248

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