About the NHVAS

The NHVAS is a formal process for recognising operators who have robust safety and other management systems in place.

Audit framework and requirements

Under the NHVAS Business Rules and Standards and Independent Audit Framework, all audits are to be conducted by an approved independent auditor.

Business Rules and Standards

The NHVAS Business Rules and Standards and Advanced Fatigue Management Business Rules outline the requirements for entry to and participation in the NHVAS.

Eligibility requirements

The NHVAS Business Rules and Advanced Fatigue Management Business Rules outline the requirements for entry and participation in the NHVAS.

NHVAS Approved Auditors

This page contains the list of NHVAS Approved Auditors who can audit an NHVAS management system on behalf of the NHVR. If you are looking to become an auditor, please read the NHVAS Auditor Registration Information sheet (PDF, 224KB) Australian

NHVAS email updates

The NHVR provides regular email updates to NHVAS operators and auditors. If you are an NHVAS Approved Auditor you are automatically subscribed to receive these updates. If you are not an auditor but would like to subscribe to these updates,

NHVAS Review

The NHVR is currently undertaking a review of the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS).

Timeframes and penalties

The NHVAS imposes strict timeframes on scheme members in relation to lodgement of audits and renewal of applications. These timeframes are used to monitor operator compliance.

Voluntary exit

Outline of the steps to take to leave the NHVAS, including your exit requirements.

Active Vehicle Module (AVM) search

The AVM search allows you to check in real time if a vehicle is currently nominated in the Mass and/or Maintenance modules of the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS). It does not provide any details about the registered owner of the vehicle and will only return a result if the vehicle is currently nominated as "Active".

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