Chinese zodiac series plates

The Chinese zodiac series is displayed on a black background. The plates include traditional animal symbols with gold coloured highlights around the border of the plate.

  Design and order your 'Chinese zodiac' plates (online)

Check if your plate characters are available and buy online.

Chinese Zodiac plate design

Alternatively you may download an application form and post it, along with a cheque (made payable to the Department of Transport), or take it to your nearest Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional Agent.

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  Design features 'Chinese zodiac' plates

This series includes all twelve Chinese zodiac signs.

Characters

Chinese zodiac series plates may consist of:

  • Two (2) letters and four (4) numbers; or
  • Three (3) letters and three (3) numbers

2 letters and 4 numbers 3 letters and 3 numbers

Colours

Chinese zodiac series plates include white characters with a red, white and gold coloured animal character against a black background.

PigDogDragon
HorseMonkeyOx
RabbitGoatRat
RoosterSnakeTiger

The images displayed are an approximate representation and may vary from the actual plate.

Material

Chinese zodiac series plates are only available in aluminium.

Sizes

Chinese zodiac series plates are only available for motor vehicles in normal size.

The Chinese zodiac series is not available for motorcycles or trailers.

Available sizes (Chinese zodiac)

Vehicle type Size type Dimensions Material
Motor vehicles Normal size 372mm x 134mm Aluminium
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  How to order 'Chinese zodiac' plates

Check if your plate characters are available, design your plates and order online.

Alternatively you may download an application form and post it, along with a cheque (made payable to the Department of Transport), or take it to your nearest Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or regional Agent.

All plate applications are reviewed for issue prior to final approval. The Director General reserves the right to refuse any plate application, refer to document below for more information.

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LBU_PLATES_FAQ_Plates.pdf icon Plates (Frequently Asked Questions) Kb
LBU_F_Plates_Optional.pdf icon Optional plates: Application form Kb
LBU_F_Plates_TC_Optional.pdf icon Optional plates: General terms and conditions Kb
LBU_Refusal_Plate_Application.pdf icon Refusal of plate application - Terms and conditions Kb

  Fitting plates to your vehicle

Screws are not supplied with plates issued by the Department of Transport.

You will need to organise the removal of the old plates and attachment of the new plates yourself, or arrange for them to be fitted by a car dealership or garage.

Euro Series

As vehicle design specifications vary, plates in the Euro Series are produced without any pre-drilled holes. This allows you to position the holes to suit your vehicle.

  Plate fees (2016/2017)

Auxiliary plate fees

Fee type Fee
Auxiliary plate $25.30

State plates (ordinary) fees

Fee type Fee
Plate fee: Ordinary $25.30
Reissue fee: Ordinary $16.60
Returned under the Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Reg 113 $16.60
Remake fee: Ordinary (may include Government and farm plates) $29.20

Trade plate fees (Motor Vehicle Dealers)

Fee type Fee
Trade plate permit fee $47.20
Trade plate deposit $500.00
Trade plate for Dealers (plate fee) $32.10
Trade plate remake fee $34.00

Personalised and special series plate fees

Plate sample Fee Plate description
Biz plate sash image series plate $450.00 Biz Plate: Sash message
Biz plate library image series plate $550.00 Biz Plate: Library image
Biz plate own logo series plate $595.00 Biz Plate: Own logo
Biz plate own photo series plate $625.00 Biz Plate: Own photo
Chinese zodiac series plate $425.00 Chinese zodiac
Custom acrylic slimline series plate $655.00 Custom: Acrylic
Custom series plates $510.00 Custom: Aluminium
Design series plate $350.00 Design: Aluminium
Euro premium series plate $1,499.00 Euro Premium
Euro custom plus series plate $870.00 Euro Custom Plus
Euro custom series plate $675.00 Euro Custom
Euro series plate $515.00 Euro Standard
Frangipani series plate $425.00 Frangipani
Intense series plate $395.00 Intense: Aluminium
Name series plate $910.00 Name
Personalised series plate $104.60 Personalised
Platinum series plate $125.00 Platinum
Black on white Retro series plate $200.00 Retro: Black on white
Retro series plate $250.00 Retro: White on black
Black on white Retro series plate $200.00 Retro conversion: Black on white
White on black Retro series plate $250.00 Retro conversion: White on black
White on black prestige series plate $247.00 Slim Line
World Rally Championship series plate $200.00 Sporting clubs
Zodiac series plate $425.00 Zodiac

Other plate fees

Fee type Fee
Euro slim line application - general issue $200.00
Remake fees
All other plates: Acrylic $231.30
All other plates: Aluminium $114.30
Personalised $80.50
Retro plates $114.30
Retention and re-issue fees
Ordinary, personalised and special series re-issue fee $16.60
Special series retention fee $18.10
Transfer fees
Transfer of special plates or name plates to another vehicle owned by the same person
$17.40
Transfer of personalised plates to another vehicle owned by the same person or by a member of the person's immediate family
$17.40
One digit numeral (Great Plate Auction) $10,206.80
Two digit numeral (Great Plate Auction) $2,042.00
Three digit numeral (Great Plate Auction) $1,016.30
Other (Great Plate Auction) $203.00
Unique (Great Plate Auction Classic - vehicle makes) $2,042.00
Beneficiary/family law $21.00
Name $509.60
Personalised plates cannot be transferred N/A
Retro and all other special plates $88.70
FINAL_LBU_P_Fees_201617_Complete_2.pdf icon All driver and vehicle related fees (2016/2017) Kb

 

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