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.

Please note a range of national, state and transitional notices expired on 9 February 2019. New notices can be found on the national notices and state notices pages.

NSW 15.5 metre Crane and Crane & Dolly Night Travel Concession

Notice of Permit Amendment - NSW 15.5 metre Crane and Crane & Dolly Night Travel Concession (PDF, 141KB)

NSW have issued a permit amendment allowing night time travel for certain cranes. This permit amendment applies to permit holders that have an existing Class 1 access permit for a mobile crane up to 15.5 metres in length or a mobile crane and dolly combination for travel on Roads and Maritime Services managed roads in NSW.

Gazette notices - Special Purpose Vehicle access

State Notice
NSW

New South Wales Class 1 All Terrain Mobile Crane and Dolly Combination Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice 2019 (No.1) (PDF, 231KB)

Exempts a class 1 crane and dolly combination from the stated mass and dimension requirements of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation when traveling on an approved network.

Please note the following supporting document for this notice:

NSW

New South Wales Class 1 4-Axle & 5-Axle All Terrain Mobile Crane Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice 2019 (No.1) (PDF, 404KB)

Exempts a class 1 crane from the stated mass and dimension requirements of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation when traveling on an approved network.

Please note the following supporting document for this notice:

ACT, NSW, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic

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:

NSW

New South Wales Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle and Combination Exemption Notice 2019 (No.1) (PDF, 729KB)

Exempts special purpose vehicles (SPV's) and SPV combinations from specified mass and dimension requirements, subject to certain conditions.

Please note the following supporting document for this notice:

Qld

Queensland Class 1 Special Purpose Combination Mass & Dimension Exemption Notice 2019 (No. 1) (PDF, 643KB)

Exempt categories of Class 1 special purpose combinations from mass and dimension requirements under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

Vic

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.