Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR)

The MVR provides vehicle registration and driver licensing services across the Northern Territory (NT) on behalf of the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.

Changes to NT driver licences and photo ID cards

From November 2020, NT driver licences and all other photo ID cards issued by the MVR will change.

Read about these changes.

Opening hours and closures

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, we request all customers to use our online services. Find out about MVR services you can access online.

You can also email or call 1300 654 628 during business hours from 8am to 4pm weekdays.

If you need to visit or call an office, check if there are changed hours on the NT Government website.

Our services

MVR Quickpay - registration renewal

Pay your registration online. Update your contact details.

MVR Quickpay - licence renewal

Pay your licence renewal online. Update your contact details.

NT rego app

Download the NT REGO App for quick access to MVR services.

Short term registration renewals

You can now renew your registration online for one month or three months through MVR Quickpay.

Find a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR)

Contact details for MVR office in the Northern Territory.

MVR forms

Find and print commonly used forms needed for driver licensing and vehicle registration in the Northern Territory.

SMS reminders

Simply update your contact details in MVR QuickPay to receive free SMS renewal reminders one week prior to your registration due date.

MVR transactions at your post office

Do some of your MVR-related business at Australia Post outlets.

Personalised plates online

Order your NT personalised plates online.

Check my registration

Is your vehicle registered?
Check your registration and avoid heavy penalties.
This is a free service.

Check my demerit points

Online Demerit Points Tally System for all registered drivers in the NT.

Driver Knowledge Tests

Do you have to complete a Driver Knowledge Test? Try our practice test online before the real thing.

Get a vehicle inspection

You can get a vehicle inspection with an authorised inspector or at a government inspection facility.



Getting your car, motorbike or heavy vehicle licence, learning to drive, renew or change licence, transfer interstate licence.

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Registration and number plates

Vehicle registration and inspections and lost or damaged number plates.

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Heavy vehicles

Licence upgrades, registration and oversize vehicles.

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Driving offences and penalties

Alcohol ignition lock, drink driving, demerit points, hooning and motorcycle offences.

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