Eligibility assessment

If you are seeking to permanently import a vehicle into Australia, you can apply for a Vehicle Import Approval under one of several options. This quick quiz assists you in assessing which option may be the most appropriate for your circumstances. Please note that it is intended as a guide only. The Department recommends that you carefully read the requirements of individual import options before choosing which is most suitable.

Please note that there are options available for the temporary importation of vehicles. See Import Options for more information.

What sort of vehicle do you want to import into Australia?

Some vehicles do not require a Vehicle Import Approval. For more information, see Vehicles that do not require an approval.

The information provided on this page should be used as guidance material only for importing a vehicle into Australia. Please familiarise yourself with the relevant legislation prior to lodging an application.


Last Updated: 17 June, 2015