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Approved Inspection Stations

Information about Approved Inspection Stations within the Australian Capital Territory and Queanbeyan.

To view the list of Approved Inspection Stations please click here.

If your vehicle falls into one of the following categories you may either book and have your vehicle inspected at the Dickson Motor Registry or have your vehicle inspected by an Approved Inspection Station listed below. A fee applies to all vehicle inspections.

Inspections are required for the following;

  • Any vehicle over 6 years old requiring a transfer of ownership
  • Interstate vehicles transferring to ACT registration
  • When registration has expired by more than 12 months
  • Defect clearances (unless directed to Road User Services, Dickson Motor Registry)
  • Establishment of registration

A certificate of inspection is valid for one month from the date it was issued.

Please note that, vehicles over 4.5 tonne GVM, public vehicles, modified vehicles, imported vehicles or vehicles without compliance plates MUST attend the Dickson Motor Registry. A booking for an inspection is required.

If your vehicle uses LPG or CNG it will also require an annual inspection. For more information about this inspection please refer to the page LPG vehicle inspections.


Postal Address
Road Transport Authority
PO Box 582
Street Address
Dickson Motor Registry
13-15 Challis Street
Opening Hours
8:15 - 5:00 Monday to Friday
Phone for General Enquiries
13 22 81
Phone for Website Difficulties
13 22 81
(02) 6207 7120
Email Address

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