Special Purpose Vehicle permit

Do you need a Special Purpose Vehicle Permit?

You will need to apply for a class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) permit if your SPV does not comply with mass, dimension or operating requirements set out in a gazette notice.

To apply for a SPV permit:

Note: Operators should check that their vehicle complies with the schedules and conditions in the relevant gazette notice as the permit relevant to this application will reference these same conditions.

Gazette notices - Special Purpose Vehicle access

State Notice
National

National class 1 special purpose vehicle notice 2016 (no. 1) (PDF, 1.5MB)

Please note the following supporting documents for this notice:

Please note the following amendments to this notice:

Queensland

Guideline for Excess Dimension - Vehicles Carrying Indivisible Articles, Special Purpose Vehicles, Vehicles that require a Pilot or Escort in Queensland - Please note the following amendments to this notice:

Guideline for Operation of Excess Mass Special Purpose Vehicles to 40 tonnes and Vehicles Carrying an Indivisible Item to 59.5 tonnes

New South Wales

Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicles Notice 2014 (PDF, 80KB)

Please note the following amendments to this notice:

Victoria

Victoria Consolidated National Heavy Vehicle Mass and Dimension Exemption (Notice) 2014 (No. 1) (PDF, 962KB) - Please note the following amendment to this notice:

Victoria Class 1 4 Axle & 5 Axle All Terrain Mobile Crane Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice 2018 (No. 2) (PDF, 819KB) - Please note the following supporting document for this notice: Information Sheet - Victoria Class 1, 4 Axle & 5 Axle All Terrain Mobile Crane Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice 2016 (No. 2) (PDF, 160KB)

Online application

Post or fax application

Please note: If you apply through post or fax, all correspondence relating to that application will be done through the same channel.

Note: Please right-click on a form and save it to your computer, rather than opening it up directly in your web browser. The form can then be opened locally and saved.