Fee schedule

The 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 Current fee
Class 1 or 3 access permit application $75
Class 2 access permit application $75
HML permit application $75
NHVAS AFM accreditation Current fee
Advanced Fatigue Management (AFM) accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $139
NHVAS BFM accreditation Current fee
Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $91
NHVAS maintenance accreditation Current fee
Maintenance accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $91
Vehicles to be nominated or remain in accreditation module/s (per vehicle) $34
NHVAS mass accreditation Current fee
Mass accreditation application (establish, maintain or add) $91
Vehicles to be nominated or remain in accreditation module/s (per vehicle) $34
Written work diary Current fee
National Driver Work Diary $25
PBS Scheme Current 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 Current fee
There is no charge for a vehicle standards application (fees for jurisdictional services may apply). N/A

Victoria escort services

Under the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator – Fee for Victorian Services Notice 2021 (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 $232 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.