Business Vehicle Registration Relief Package TAS

The Business Vehicle Registration Relief Package provides small businesses that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19 with vehicle registration savings and deferrals.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

Vehicle registration savings and deferrals.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian small businesses.


The following support is available:

Registration freeze for light and heavy vehicles

  • Small businesses looking to suspend activity due to the COVID-19 business downturn and trading restrictions can apply to freeze their business vehicle registrations for both light and heavy vehicles.
  • Registrations can be reactivated at no cost to them when the business restarts.
  • The maximum period that a registration can be frozen is 12 months.

Heavy vehicle registration and motor tax waivers

  • Registration fees and the road component of motor tax for heavy vehicles of over 4.5 tonnes will be waived for 12 months.
  • Operators will still have to pay the regulatory component of motor tax fees.

Registration freeze for taxis

  • Taxi operators with registrations due between 1 March and 30 September 2020 can apply for registration relief due to COVID-19 and downturn in business.
  • Operators can either apply to have their registration frozen or they can continue to operate the taxi and request to have their registration extended for 12 months at no cost.

You can find out more about this relief package at Registration Business Support Package.