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

ALTERNATE FUELS

Read more about: Alternative fuels

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

CHANGE USE

Read more about: Change use of heavy vehicle

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)

CRANE VIN

Read more about: Crane vehicle identification numbers (VIN)

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)

ICV STREET RODS

Read more about: Individually Constructed Vehicles (ICV)

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

LPG powered vehicles

LPG

Read more about: LPG powered vehicles

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

Modify a light vehicle: Minor (no inspection)

MODIFY-LIGHT-MINOR

Read more about: Modify a light vehicle: Minor (no inspection)

Many minor vehicle modifications can be carried out without specific approval, as long as they comply with the applicable legislation.

Modify a light vehicle: Simple (inspection)

MODIFY-LIGHT-SIMPLE

Read more about: Modify a light vehicle: Simple (inspection)

The following modifications do not need written pre-approval from the DoT and can be assessed by an Authorised Inspection Station (AIS) vehicle examiner at time of the inspection.

Modify a light vehicle: Complex (engineering)

MODIFY-LIGHT-COMPLEX

Read more about: Modify a light vehicle: Complex (engineering)

Applicants are required to complete an online application, unless the modification is one that has been gazetted as a modification not requiring formal approval or a modification that can be assessed by an Approved Inspection Station (AIS).

Modify a heavy vehicle

MODIFY-HEAVY

Read more about: Modify a heavy vehicle

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

MODIFY-SPECIAL

Read more about: Modify a vehicle for special needs

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)

VIN

Read more about: Trailer vehicle identification numbers (VIN)

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for a new trailer.

Vehicle accessories and fittings

ACCESSORIES

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.

iQ Search
Licensing
Find the answer fast with iQ
 

 

Page last updated: Tue Aug 28 2018 12:17:47 PM