Public Passenger Vehicle (PPV) and Hire and Drive (H&D) Inspections

Including: Public Passenger Vehicle 6/12 monthly inspections, defect clearances, hire and drive and Camplify inspections

Book a PPV or H&D inspection 

Pre-Registration Inspections

For all new and used vehicles and trailers that require a pre-registration inspection or transfer from interstate rego

Book a PRE - REGISTRATION Inspection -

Vehicle Inspections Tas Specialises in Public Passenger Vans, Small/Large Buses and Heavy Vehicles.

Statewide Locations

We have 18 sites throughout Tasmania where vehicle testing is undertaken.

Our most frequent inspections are Launceston and Devonport in the North and Glenorchy and Derwent Park in the South.

Types of vehicles for which we undertake inspections:
  • Taxis
  • Luxury hire cars
  • Small passenger vehicles (i.e. limousines, and vans up to 10 seats)
  • Large passenger vehicles (vans 10-12 seats and buses 13 seats and over) 
  • Heavy vehicles (vehicles with a GVM over 4.5T)
  • Light trailers - note, MUST have vehicle compliance or modification plate fitted, or have existing paperwork identifying VIN
  • Heavy trailers (i.e b-doubles and dog trailers)
  • Hire and drive vehicles including vehicle rental and Camplify campers.
Inspection Pricing
  • Small Vehicles (less than 10 seats) including new rego, change from interstate rego,  Public Passenger Vehicle inspections, Hire and Drive and light trailers: $150.00 
  • PPV periodic inspection - Large Passenger Vehicles (10-12 Seats): $180.00 
  • New Rego - Large Passenger Vehicles (10-12 Seats): $200.00 
  • Large Passenger Vehicle (13+ Seats - 2 axle)  6/12 monthly inspection $280.00 
  • Large Passenger Vehicle (13+ Seats - 3 axle)  6/12 monthly inspection $320.00 
  • Heavy Vehicle (>4.5T - 2 axle) new registrations: $300
  • Heavy Vehicle (>4.5T - 3 axle) new registrations: $350
  • Heavy Vehicle (>4.5T - 2 axle) road worthy/compliance inspection: $200 
  • Heavy Vehicle (>4.5T - 3 axle) road worthy/compliance inspection: $250
  • Heavy Vehicle (>4.5T - 4 axle) road worthy/compliance inspection: $300

5% discount for card payment on the day. 25% discount for TasBus Members.

Our Commitment to Vehicle Safety    

Vehicle Inspections Tasmania is a licensed passenger vehicle inspection facility, committed to vehicle safety. By being solely a vehicle inspection company, it therefore eliminates the necessity to specify unnecessary work on vehicles. We have two of the most technically advanced portable brake and suspension testing units in Australia. Therefore brake testing and bus roadworthy tests are able to be conducted at members depots throughout Tasmania, providing appropriate facilities are available.  

Requirements for Inspections

ALL VEHICLE DRIVERS must bring a COMPLETED ENTRY POLICY with them to the inspection.

For NEW TASMANIAN REGISTRATIONS the vehicle driver must know the location of the VIN number stamped onto the Chassis of the vehicle and the ENGINE Number from the Engine.

If the vehicle is a public PASSENGER VEHICLE the vehicle driver must bring the PASSENGER VEHICLE ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATE with them

If you need to cancel a booking please email to let us know

If these requirements are not met the inspection can not be carried out