Register on behalf of someone else

You can act on behalf of a person or company who is unable to attend a VicRoads office. To do this, you need a letter of authority.

More details on how to register a vehicle 

For full registration requirement details and what you need to bring to the appointment see register a vehicle.

Register a vehicle

To act on behalf of another person

You can only do this if the person you're acting on behalf of has previously visited a VicRoads Customer Service Centre and had their evidence of identity documents confirmed. 

To identify yourself, you must provide the following:

To act on behalf of another person you must also provide one of the following:

  • a completed and signed VicRoads Vehicle Registration form [PDF 209 Kb] (External link) (including the authority to act as agent section), or
  • a signed VicRoads Authority to Act as an Agent form [PDF 253 Kb] (External link), or
  • an original letter of authority from the person you are acting for. It must include the following information:
    • the person's full name and address
    • the person's driver licence, learner permit, or customer number (if they only have a vehicle registered in their name in Victoria)
    • the person's signature
    • the full name and licence or learner permit number (if applicable) of the person acting on their behalf (ie, the person to whom the authority is given)
    • the activity or list of activities that can be performed on behalf of the person (eg, renew registration)
    • the date the authorisation is given.

The following activities cannot be done on behalf of someone else:

  • take a test
  • buy a work diary
  • have a photo taken.

To act on behalf of a company

You must provide:

  • your Victorian Licence or learner permit or
  • a Category A document if you are a non-Victorian Licence or learner permit holder and have previously visited a VicRoads Customer Service Centre and have had your evidence of identity documents (External link) confirmed or
  • a Category A document, Category B document (External link) and evidence of your address (an interstate residential address is acceptable)
  • an original letter of authority on company letterhead which must contain:
    • full company name and address
    • the company's Australian Company Number (ACN), Australian Registered Business Number (ARBN) or Certificate of Incorporation
    • name of person acting on behalf of the company
    • list of activities that can be performed on behalf of the company (eg, renew registration)
    • the signature of an authorised company representative
    • date of the authorisation.

An Authority to Act as an Agent form [PDF 253 Kb] is acceptable if a company does not have letterhead.

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