Payment details and information on renewing your vehicle
registration in the Australian Capital Territory. This applies to vehicles
already registered in the Australian Capital Territory.
You will be sent a courtesy reminder about four to six weeks before the expiry date of your vehicle's registration.
At the time of paying the registration renewal fee the Compulsory Third Party
Insurance (CTPI), Road Safety Contribution and Road Rescue Fee components are
The Road Safety Contribution funds the NRMA-ACT
Road Safety Trust and is a joint initiative of the
NRMA and ACT Government. The $2.00 contribution,
which is raised in association with ACT motor
vehicle registration fees, is matched by NRMA
insurance. The trust was formally established in
1992, with the principal objective of enhancing road
safety for the benefit of the ACT road-using
community. The trust has allocated over $20
million to approximately 340 innovative road safety projects
between 1992 and 2009.
The Road Rescue Fee is used to assist funding of
the road rescue services in the ACT such as the
Ambulance and Fire Brigade services.
You do not require a reminder notice to renew your vehicle's registration at any
Canberra Connect Shopfront but will need the
vehicle's number plate details.
Registration renewal can be paid at any
Australia Post Office. Vehicle registration can be renewed
up to three months in advance.
Some concession card holders are eligible to renew their registration
over the phone. To find out more information contact Canberra Connect on 13 22
Only public vehicles (taxis, hire cars and buses) and vehicles weighing more than 4.5
tonnes are required to be inspected at the time of renewal.