Slimline number plates

You can order a slimline number plate for your vehicle. Slimline plates are narrower than standard issue plates and may better fit your vehicle’s number plate mountings.

Slimline plates are available for order for an additional slimline number plate fee (refer to Miscellaneous fees).

You can purchase slimline plates for:

Slimline plates are not available for motorcycles, trailers or national heavy vehicle plates.

Size of slimline plates

The size of slimline plates is specific to the number of letters and numbers that appear on the plate.

For example:

  • six character plates - typically 372mm long x 100mm high
  • five character plates - typically 315mm long x 100mm high
  • four characters or less - typically 250mm long x 100mm high

Note: colour choice may also impact the sizing of the plate. See VicRoads Customs Plates for all available options and sizes.

Order slimline number plates

You can check the availability and order your slimline plate (excludes Club Permit vehicles):

  • by calling us on 1300 660 417 (pay by VISA or MasterCard only*)
  • visiting a VicRoads Customer Service Centre (pay by VISA, MasterCard*, EFTPOS, cheque or cash)

* A card payment fee (External link) applies

Order slimline number plates for Club Permit vehicles

Slimline number plates are currently only available for Classic and Historic Club Permit vehicles. 

For existing club permits, slimline number plates are only available for order as replacements (with the same number) through the permit holder’s myVicRoads account. 

For new club permits, slimline number plates can be obtained from VicRoads Customer Service Centres when the permit application is made.

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