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Registration fees, labels and payment options

Registration fees and labels

Vehicle registration fees help fund the development and maintenance of our roads. You have many options to pay your registration. The registration label (sticker) and certificate will be posted to you after your payment has been received.

Please note that failure to affix your label may result in a fine. Additionally, you may be fined if you fail to remove your expired label.

A quote for new registration and renewal fees can be calculated using eQuote.

Note: A 6 month payment option has a small surcharge to cover additional production, manufacture and mailing costs.

Other registration related fees 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014

Fee type    Amount
Registration transfer fee   $23.60
Plate fee  $25.45
Unregistered vehicle permit
(UVP)
 $28.25 per day
Note: This doesn't include compulsory third party (CTP) insurance fees. Class 22 CTP insurance can be nominated when you purchase the UVP. Check the Class 22 fee.

Payment options

You can pay your registration using any one of the options below. The registration label (sticker) and certificate will be posted to you after you pay. Please keep your receipt/receipt number as proof of payment.

Options to pay:

Pay online

You can pay your registration renewal online by credit card. You can renew multiple registrations at once. Payments made by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) will incur a credit card surcharge.

If you are renewing registration of vehicles that are registered to an organisation you will need an Australian company number (ACN). Heavy vehicles, if required, must have a current certificate of inspection (COI).

Please check our scheduled system outage times to ensure your payment can be processed.

Pay by phone

Phone 13 23 90 to pay with your credit card. Use the payment reference number from the top of the front page of the renewal notice. Payments made by credit card will incur a credit card surcharge.

We accept Visa and MasterCard with a credit card daily payment limit of $5000. Please check our scheduled system outage times to ensure your payment can be processed.

Pay by mail

Make your cheque or money order out to the Department of Transport and Main Roads and forward it with the payment slip portion of the renewal notice to:
Department of Transport and Main Roads
PO Box 2211
Brisbane Qld 4001

Pay by BPAY

Contact your financial institution to pay from a cheque or savings account. Payments using a credit account (such as a credit card) cannot be processed using BPAY.

Use the payment reference number and biller code from the top of the front page of the renewal notice. Check you enter the biller code, payment reference number and payment amount correctly. It is your responsibility to enter the correct details when making a BPAY payment. If this information is entered incorrectly the payment will be returned to your account and the registration won't be renewed. Check how long it will take to process your BPAY payment with your bank before making your payment to make sure we receive the payment on or before the due date.

Pay at Australia Post

If you have no changes to your registration details you can pay at any post office in Queensland by cash, cheque, money order, eftpos or credit card. Payments made by credit card will incur a credit card surcharge.

A planned payment scheme is offered through Australia Post.

Pay at a customer service centre

Pay in person at a customer service centre by cash, cheque, money order, eftpos or credit card. We accept Visa and MasterCard with a daily payment limit of $5000. Payments made by credit card will incur a credit card surcharge.

Pay at another agency

Queensland Government Agency Program (QGAP) offices, Magistrates Court offices or police stations can transact vehicle registrations in rural areas. Cash, cheque and money orders are accepted.

Last updated
31 March 2014