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Concessional/Conditional Registration

Members of a Council of ACT Motor Clubs' (CACTMC) Affiliated Club have access to the ACT's Concessional Registration Scheme (CRS) for Veteran, Vintage and Historic vehicles.

And as CACTMC is affiliated with the NSW based Australian Confederation of Motor Clubs, members of a CACTMC Affiliated Club are also able to access NSW's Conditional Registration under the Historic Vehicle Scheme (HVS) and the Classic Vehicle Scheme (CVS).

See below for details of each of these three (3) schemes.

ACT Concessional Registration

CACTMC co-manages the ACT’s Concessional Registration Scheme (CRS) in partnership with the ACT Road Transport Authority (RTA).

The CRS provides for the registration of veteran, vintage and historic vehicles, both two and four wheeled, at a concessional rate under the following conditions:

Download the ACT Application of Concessional Registration
Tick the box for "Veteran", "Vintage" or "Historic" as appropriate, complete the top two sections (Vehicle & Client details) and then ask your Club's Registrar to endorse the form before submitting it to Access Canberra. (If it is for an initial registration, you will also require a current certificate of roadworthyness.)

The process for electronic submission is described here: On-line renewal process for CRS applications. Alternatively the document can be submitted in person at an Access Canberra shop front.

Further details on the ACT's Concessional Registration Scheme for veteran, vintage and historic vehicles in ACT is available from the ACT's Access Canberra web site:
veteran vintage and historic motor vehicle registration - overview


NSW Conditional Registration

NSW has two conditional registration schemes applicable to Club vehicles that are at least 30 years old and garaged in NSW:

CACTMC's Technical Advice Committee (TAC) is available to assist Club Registrars in determining eligibility for HVS or CVS vehicles if required.

Financial members of a Council of ACT Motor Clubs' Affiliated Club are eligible to apply for conditional registration under these schemes.

Note: There are significant differences beween the processes for registering (and re-registering) vehicles under the two NSW schemes!
See below for details.

NSW Historic Vehicle Scheme (HVS)

for essentially UNmodified vehicles manufactured more than 30 years ago

The Historic Vehicle Scheme (HVS) is intended for essentially UNMODIFIED vehicles. However, safety features such as seatbelts or turn indicators & in-period accessories such as: wheels, suspension lowering up to 25mm, a bonnet scoop, disk brake conversion from a later model of the same make, or a half roll cage in an open sports car are generally acceptable under HVS.
If unsure, refer to your Club's Registrar or the CACTMC Registrar.

The HVS registration process for members of CACTMC affiliated clubs:

Further information on NSW's Historic Vehicle Scheme, and all of the necessary HVS documents, are available from the Transport for NSW (TfNSW) web site:

NSW Classic Vehicle Scheme (CVS)

generally for modified vehicles, more than 30 years old

The Classic Vehicle Scheme (CVS) is intended for modified vehicles.

The Australian Confederation of Motor Clubs (ACMC) has been accredited by the NSW Government’s Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to approve all applications for CVS.

ACMC has produced a Guidelines document which contains examples of the relevant CVS forms with instructions for their completion.

To summarise the process for CVS registration for members of CACTMC affiliated clubs:

Refer to the ACMC Guidelines document for details of the above.

Further information on NSW's Classic Vehicle Scheme, and all of the necessary CVS documents, are available from the Transport for NSW (TfNSW) web site:


Further information ... ?

For further information regarding registration of a vehicle under either the ACT's Concessional Registration Scheme or under NSW's Conditional Registration, speak with the Registrar of your Club or the CACTMC Registrar at a CACTMC General Meeting.