ALVIS CAR CLUB of VICTORIA
Victorian club permit scheme allows members of car clubs (including
motorcycle, trailer/caravan and machinery clubs) that are recognised
by VicRoads to make limited use of historic vehicles on the road
club permit can be issued to the following vehicles in the following
- Veteran vehicles – manufactured
before 1 January 1919;
- Vintage vehicles – manufactured
after 31 December 1918 and before 1 January 1931
- Classic and Historic vehicles
- manufactured after 31 December 1930, but more than 25 years
before the date of the application for a club permit.
categories can include trailers and modified vehicles such as
street rods. Vehicles which are replicas of vehicles in the abovementioned
categories may also be issued with a club permit.
permits are issued for 12 month periods and vehicles are issued
with specific club permit plate(s).
the new conditions of use, permit holders are no longer restricted
to club sanctioned activities when using their vehicles. Club
Permit vehicles can be used at any time for any purpose other
than for the carriage of goods or passengers for hire or reward.
A logbook is issued to permit holders to record the
use of the vehicle over the permit period. A log book entry must
be made each day that the vehicle is used (unless
the vehicle is within 100 metres of the garaged address).
logbook must be carried in the vehicle, or on the rider in the
case of motorcycles, at all times the vehicle is in use.
members of VicRoads’ approved clubs are able to apply for either
a 45 or 90 day permit depending on how much use they expect to
make of their vehicles over a 12 month period. If a person obtains
a 45 day permit but later decides that this is not enough, another
45 day permit may be purchased later on.
no-one will be able to obtain a permit to drive their vehicle
for more than 90 days in each 12 month registration period.
- A windscreen label will be issued
to assist in identifying vehicles operating with a current permit;
- VicRoads may suspend or cancel
a permit if the permit holder fails to comply with the permit
conditions or engages in conduct which threatens public safety
or undermines the integrity of the permit scheme;
- Clubs are required to sign an
agreement with VicRoads that they meet certain obligations including
that they notify VicRoads if they become aware or reasonably
suspect a pattern of incorrect use of a logbook by a member.
If this is not done, VicRoads will be able to revoke the club’s
approval to be part of the scheme.
permit holders already on the scheme prior to 1 February 2011 have
been issued with a free 90 day transitional logbook. The transitional
logbook will be able to be used until the current permit expires.
The logbook is valid until the permit expiry date and allows use
up to a maximum of 90 days prior to the expiry date.
holders operating with the transitional logbook are not issued
with a windscreen label or log book certificate sticker until
the current permit is renewed after 1 February 2011.
line club permit number plates will be made available upon
commencement of production.
for a Club permit you will need to complete a Club
Permit Application form,
Vehicle elligibility and standard declaration for Club Permit
Vehicles (both of which must be signed by the Permit Officer)
together with a Roadworthy for the vehicle
The following PHOTOGRAPHS (preferably
digital) of the car are held by the club:
Front, Drivers side, rear, driving
position ( side on, door open), chassis/eng numbers.
Street Rods are no longer permitted under the CPS Scheme but are
catered for by the Modified Vehicle Permit Scheme.
Refunds are not available for Club Permits if the period for which
the permit was obtained has commenced.
If you submit your Club Permit application at one of the following VicRoads
Customer Service Centres, you will receive your number plates
on the spot. If you go to any other Customer Service Centre
you will have to wait for the delivery of your number plates.
to go AOMC Frequently Asked Questions on the new Club Permit Scheme.