Fee schedule

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) operates under a single fee structure for access permits, National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) accreditation and the National Driver Work Diary. The NHVR also provides escort services to the over-dimensional transport industry in Victoria.

Access permit Fee
Class 1 or 3 access permit application $74.00
Class 2 access permit application $74.00
HML permit application $74.00
NHVAS AFM accreditation Fee
Advanced Fatigue Management (AFM) accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $134.00
NHVAS BFM accreditation Fee
Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $88.00
NHVAS maintenance accreditation Fee
Maintenance accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $88.00
Vehicles to be nominated or remain in accreditation module/s (per vehicle) $32.00
NHVAS mass accreditation Fee
Mass accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $88.00
Vehicles to be nominated or remain in accreditation module/s (per vehicle) $32.00
Written work diary Fee
National Driver Work Diary $25.00
PBS Scheme Fee
There is no charge for a Performance-Based Standards scheme application (there is a $74 charge for a PBS vehicle access permit application). N/A
Vehicle standards Fee
There is no charge for a vehicle standards application (fees for jurisdictional services may apply). N/A

For more information see Heavy Vehicle (General) National Regulation, Schedule 1 – Fees Financial year 2018/19 (PDF, 131KB).

Victoria escort services

Under the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator – Fee for Victorian Services Notice 2019 (No.1) the NHVR provides the following services for heavy vehicles operating under a pilot or escort requirement under the HVNL. These services include, but are not limited to:

  • escort service for vehicles carrying large indivisible items
  • inspection services of vehicles and loads related to escort services.

The fee for any service specified under the notice is $227.00 per hour (including GST), with a minimum of 2 hours for weekdays and 3 hours for weekends and public holidays. The fees specified in the notice are intended to recoup the reasonable costs associated with providing the service.