Apply for an unregistered vehicle permit
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Conditions of Use
- The permit is current from the commencement time until midnight of the expiry date.
- The driver must comply with the Road Traffic Act 1961 concerning equipment, size, mass and safety of the vehicle.
- If the vehicle is defected, the permit is subject to the terms of the Vehicle Defect Notice.
- The vehicle must not be used for hire, reward, to carry a load or for commercial purposes under the permit.
- The journey must start in South Australia for the permit to be valid. Where a permit is issued for interstate travel, it is advisable to check with the interstate authority to ensure the permit issued in South Australia is valid for the nominated journey.
- The top portion of the permit is a tax invoice for GST purposes. To find out if you are eligible to claim the GST component of the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance premium consult your accountant or financial advisor.
- Permits are issued for a maximum of 3 days. (Permits for an inspection are issued for 1 day at a reduced fee).
Penalties apply for the contravention of any term, condition or restriction endorsed on the permit.
Printing and displaying your permit
Before commencing a permit application ensure you have access to a printer as the driver is required to display the permit for the period it is valid. Once issued a permit can be reprinted at any time prior to expiry.
Detach the permit along the dotted line and affix to either the front or rear windscreen as near as practicable to the left hand side of the vehicle with minimum impairment to the driver’s vision.