Vehicle classes

Vehicle Class Registration category Description
1 PCAR Cars and station wagons
2 SVMC/MCVN Motorised homes, but not if the part of the motor vehicle designed for residence is detachable from the part that provides the motive power
3 TAXI Taxis (cars and station wagons only)
4 BKRN Hire vehicles that would otherwise fall into Class 1, 2 or 6 and are not in class 26
5 PCAR/MCYC Motor vehicles, including cycles, for use only as vintage, veteran, historic or street rod motor vehicles
6 LCOM Trucks, utilities and vans, including panel vans, with a gross vehicle mass of 4.5t or less
7 TRUC/PMOV/VANS Trucks, prime movers and vans with a gross vehicle mass of more than 4.5t
8 MBUS/OBUS Buses that are - (a) exempt or partially exempt from payment of vehicle registration fees on the basis of use for charitable or community service; or (b) used only for driver tuition; or (c) not used for or in connection with a business or commercial purposes
9 MBUS/OBUS Buses used substantially for transporting - (a) children, mature age students, teachers, other school employees and parents to or from school or school events; or (b) persons of any age to or from centres for therapy, rehabilitation, or remedial or other special education; (but a bus is not taken to be used substantially for transporting passengers of these classes if it carries a number of passengers of some other class or classes that is more than 10% of its adult passenger seating capacity)
10A OBUS Buses that are - (a) used within 350km of their principle base of operations; and (b) not in class 8, 9, or 10B
10B OBUS Buses operating under an integrated mass transit service contract, other than buses used only for a school service or a restricted school service
11 MCYC Buses that are not in class 8, 9, 10A or 10B
12 MCYC Motorcycles with 2 wheels or 3 wheels, including motorcycles for hire, with seating only for the driver
13 MCYC Motorcycles with 2 or 3 wheels, including motorcycles for hire, with either or both of the following - (a) seating for a pillion passenger; (b) a sidecar
14 CRUA Tractors, with or without attachment, that are conditionally registered with unrestricted access registration
15 MMAC (a) Self-propelled machinery, other than a vehicle of class 14, 19, 20 or 21; and (b) Fire engines, bush fire brigade vehicles, and other emergency vehicles other than ambulances
16 AMBU Ambulances
17 PCAR/LCOM Motor vehicles used only for primary production, other than motor vehicles for which a lower premium is prescribed
19 CRLA Motor vehicles that are conditionally registered with limited access registration
20 CRZA Motor vehicles that are conditionally registered with zone access registration
21 CRUA Self-propelled machinery other than a vehicle of class 14, 15, 19 or 20, that is conditionally registered with unrestricted access registration
22 UVP Motor vehicles, other than trailers, for which unregistered vehicle permits have been or are to be issued (base rate for the first day plus $1.10 per day for every additional day)
23 DPLA Motor vehicles, other than trailers, to be driven with a dealer’s plate attached in the course of a business for which the dealer’s plate is issued
24 HTRL Trailers registered under the Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 (Cwlth) or trailers with a GVM of more than 4.5 t for which a supplementary policy within the meaning of s31(5) of the Act is sought
26 BKHR Booked hire vehicles (cars, station wagons and utilities) and limousines (cars and station wagons) that are not also motor vehicles made available, at any time, for hire without a driver

Last modified 9 January 2019