Modify or construct a vehicle

Find out about the rules, regulations and standards for constructing or modifying a vehicle in Western Australia, including modifications to heavy vehicles and vehicles for people with special needs.

Alternative fuels


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As petrol prices rise in Western Australia, it is expected that the use of alternative fuels will increase. Here, you will find information on alternative fuel options.

Change use of heavy vehicle


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All heavy vehicles have a nominated heavy vehicle use category (NHVC). This page provides the guidelines on how to change the use of a heavy vehicle.

Crane vehicle identification numbers (VIN)


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Owner/Builders can request a low volume Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for a new crane here. A separate form is required to obtain a surrogate VIN for a motor vehicle in Western Australia.

Individually Constructed Vehicles (ICV)


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Find out about Individually Constructed Vehicles (ICV) and street rods.

LPG powered vehicles


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Before you commence vehicle fuel system modifications, such as LPG conversion, you may require approval from the Department.

Modify a light vehicle


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Find out what modifications you can undertake to a light vehicle in Western Australia without approval from the Department, and what to do when approval is required.

Modify a heavy vehicle


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Find out how to modify a heavy vehicle using an Authorised Modifier, reducing paperwork and simplifying the approval process.

Modify a vehicle for special needs


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There are many ways to make transportation easier for people with disabilities. Find out how to modify a vehicle for special needs in Western Australia.

Trailer vehicle identification numbers (VIN)


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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for a new trailer.

Vehicle accessories and fittings


Read more about: Vehicle accessories and fittings

This page contains information about what to do if you are designing and developing innovative accessories and equipment for vehicles.

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