Business Vehicle Registration Relief Package TAS

The Business Vehicle Registration Relief Package provides businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19 with the option to freeze their vehicle registration.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What you get?

Vehicle registration deferral.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian businesses.


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.

Once registration has been frozen, vehicles can no longer be used or parked on the street.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be majority Tasmanian-owned and operate in Tasmania as a sole trader, trust, partnership or private company
  • be registered for tax purposes in Australia with an Australian business number (ABN) or an Australian company number (ACN)
  • have been in operation on or before 31 January 2020
  • be able to demonstrate that they have been significantly impacted as a result of COVID-19.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Business vehicle registration relief package.