Number plate fees

This page contains information about the fees for number plates

The table below outlines the fee for the first issue of a number plate which is when the vehicle is initially registered or you have changed your plates. The replacement plate fee is the fee payable when you have had your existing number plates lost or damaged and you would like the same letter number combination duplicated on the plates to replace on your vehicle.

Plate
type
First issue fee 1 replacement
plate fee
2 replacements
plate fee
Car  
General issue plate
Standard size: $37.00

Slimline size:
Current: $127.00
Standard size: $34.20

Slimline size:  
Current: $79.20
Standard size: $68.40  

Slimline size:
Current: $158.40

One of each: $113.40
Motorcycle #
Motorcycle plate

$18.50
Standard size: 
$34.20

Slimline size: N/A
N/A
Bike rack for light vehicle #
Bike rack plate
$34.20 $34.20 N/A
Exempt trailer # 
Exempt trailer plate
$34.20
$34.20
N/A
Recreation motorcycle # 
Recreational plate

$18.50

$34.20
N/A
Farm bike #
Farm bike plate
$18.50
$34.20
N/A
Light trailer #
Trailer plate
$18.50
$34.20
N/A

# single plate issued

An operator moving their registered vehicles to Victoria will not be required to purchase new NHV plates if the heavy vehicles/trailers already have interstate NHV plates.  
Plate type First issue fee 1 replacement plate  2 replacement plates
National heavy vehicle plate

$25.00
(2 plates)

 $25.00 $50.00             
National heavy trailer plate
$25.00
(1 plate)
 $25.00 N/A
National heavy vehicle bike rack plate
$25.00
(1 plate)
 $25.00 N/A
Transactions Fee 
Assignment of registration number. Please note that this does not apply to national heavy vehicle plates. $125.30
Change of number for a light vehicle (two new general issue plates)  $37.00
Change of number for a heavy vehicle/heavy trailer (two new national heavy vehicle plates or one new heavy trailer plate)
$25.00
Pop/Change of colour (available for 3x3, Personalised, Custom, Custom Mix plates) Current: $170 (two plates)

$125 (one plate)
Slimline (additional fee per plate)  Current: $45.00
Bike rack number plate surround $7.90
Hybrid vehicle stickers (pair) - general public $2.00
Euro plate holder $19.80 each
Mini Euro plate (additional fee per plate) $45.00
LPG vehicle label kit (pair of LPG stickers, pair of small metal plates & rivets) $3.40
Registration label holder (trailer or motorcycle) $3.80

The table below outlines the fee for the first issue of a number plate which is when the vehicle is initially registered or you have changed your plates. The replacement plate fee is the fee payable when you have had your existing number plates lost or damaged and you would like the same letter number combination duplicated on the plates to replace on your vehicle.

Price includes choice of colour1 First issue fee 1 replacement plate 2 replacement plates
Previous General Issue (green on white originally) AAA.000 to FZZ.999 and RAA.000 to RBZ.999 $395.00
$34.20 $68.40
Previous General Issue (blue on white originally) NAA.000 to TZZ.999 $395.00 $34.20
$68.40
Previous General Issue (black and white originally) GAA.000 to LZZ.999 $395.00 $125.00 $170.00
Future General Issue (blue on white) $395.00 $34.20
$68.40
Motorcycle Future General Issue (blue on white) 1A.1AA - 1Z.9ZZ
only
$395.00 $34.20
N/A

1An additional fee of $45 per plate will apply to convert to slimline option.

The table below outlines the fee for the first issue of a number plate which is when the vehicle is initially registered or you have changed your plates. The replacement plate fee is the fee payable when you have had your existing number plates lost or damaged and you would like the same letter number combination duplicated on the plates to replace on your vehicle.

POA = Price on application

Plate type First issue fee 1 replacement plate 2 replacement plates
Aboriginal Australia
Aboriginal Australia plates
POA $125.00 $170.00
Gippsland
Gippsland plate
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
Ham Radio
Ham Radio plate
$395.00 $125.00 $170.00
Landcare Victoria
Landcare plates
POA $125.00 $170.00
Melbourne City of Enterprise
Melbourne City of Enterprize plate
POA $125.00 $170.00
Penny the little Penguin'
(FINA World Swimming Championships)
Penny the little penguin plate
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
Regional plates
(Ballarat (shown), Bendigo, Maldon, Swan Hill)
Ballarat plate
POA $125.00 $170.00
Service Clubs (Lions and Rotary)
Lions club plate
Rotary club plate
POA $125.00 $170.00
Thoroughbred Country
Thoroughbred country plate
POA $125.00 $170.00
Victorian Harness Racing
Victorian Harness racing plate
POA $125.00 $170.00
Victorian Maronite Community
Victorian Maronite Community plate
POA $125.00 $170.00
Mansfield - Mt Buller
Mansfield Plate
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
National Servicemen's Association
National Servicemen plate
$180.00 $125.00 $170.00
Victoria - Olympians on the Move
(Image not available)
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
Centenary of Federation
Centenary of federation plate
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
Bicentennial
(image not available)
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
Commemorative
Commemorative plate
No longer available $125.00 $170.00
Commonwealth Games 2006 - 'Karak'
Commonwealth Games 2006 'Karak' plate
No longer available $125.00 $170.00

# = single plate issued

Plate type First issue fee 1 replacement plate 2 replacement plates
Bus accreditation
Bus accreditation plate

$37.00

$34.20

$68.40
Club permit (vintage / veteran)
Vintage club permit plate
No Fee No Fee No Fee
Club permit (classic and historic)
Classic and Historic club permit plate
No Fee No Fee No Fee
Club permit (motorcycle)
Classic and Historic motorcycle club permit plate
No Fee No Fee No Fee
Consular Corp
Consular Corps plate

$37.00

$34.20

$68.40
Government vehicle (red plates)
Government plate
$37.00 No Fee N/A
Hire vehicle
Hire Vehicle Plate

$37.00

$34.20

$68.40
Ministerial
Ministerial Plate

No Fee

$34.20 $68.40
Taxi
Metropolitan taxi plate 

$37.00

$34.20

$68.40
Tow truck
Tow Truck Plate

$37.00

$34.20

$67.40
Trade plate #
Vehicle trade plate

$47.10

$47.10
N/A

All Custom plate fees can be viewed at Vplates.com.au Custom plates include personalised, Euro, AFL, Lucky, HSV, FPV, Zodiac, Grand Prix and many more. All other plate fees are found on this page.

* A card payment fee applies when using VISA or MasterCard.

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