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Available Concessional Licensing Categories: Updated Aug 2021

Concessional licensing provides eligible vehicle owners with substantial discounts (100-75%) on the cost of their annual vehicle license. In return certain restrictions apply to the use of the concessionally licensed vehicle.

1)Veteran, vintage, post vintage or invitational vehicle concession

Rate:100% exemption from vehicle licence fee and vehicle licence duty. Reduced rate on third party insurance.

To be eligible for this concession, the following criteria must be satisfied:

  • The vehicle must be more than 25 year old and without modifications (with the exception of limited period correct modifications)
  • The owner of the vehicle MUST be a current financial member or the license will lapse
  • The owner of the vehicle must be resident in Western Australia.

Applicants through the BMWMCCWA must contact the concessions officer (currently Jon Ockwell) and provide a photo of the current vehicle registration clearly showing owner, address, vehicle details including Rego, VIN and Engine number. The  vehicle must be presented for inspection or sufficient photographs submitted to assess the vehicle for authenticity / modification. The Concessions officer will then prepare a Form E81 and a CMC1 for the member to submit to DOT. The Concessional records will be loaded to the members profile / account and added to the clubs concessional membership register.

If the vehicle is not currently licensed it must be inspected by a DoT vehicle examination centre or authorised inspection station. A photo or PDF of the successful inspection report must be submitted to the Concessions Officer in place of the Vehicle Registration.

Conditions for use:
Owners must confine the vehicle’s use to the following:

1. Any advertised or recorded event organised by an approved club ie BMWMCCWA Catalano's Sunday morning meet and ride. Or for an impromptu event involving one or more vehicles, over a one day period, notice be recorded in your club’s official ‘Run Log’.

2. Participating in rallies organised by approved historic motoring clubs.

3. Participating in processions for which an Order for road closure has been made by the Commissioner of Police under s.81C of the Road Traffic Act 1974.

4. Exhibiting the vehicle in displays, fetes or similar functions conducted for religious, charitable or educational purposes.

5. Preparing for, proceeding to, and returning from the above activities.

6. Repair, Maintenance and Road Testing with the following:

- Travel in order to have the vehicle repaired.

- A mechanic, restorer or authorised examiner may drive the vehicle for road-testing, following repairs or vehicle inspection.

- A suitably licensed driver may drive the vehicle for road testing or maintenance related trips within a 30 kilometre radius from the place where the vehicle is garaged or repaired.

- The purpose of the travel must be to road test the vehicle following repair, restoration or maintenance purposes and not for any other purpose.

- Where a longer journey outside the 30km radius is expected the owner should contact the club and have a single vehicle event recorded in the club 'Run Log'.

The vehicle cannot be used for general transport or to commute to or from the driver/owner’s place of employment.

The vehicle must be affixed with a sticker or plate labelled "Historic" above or below the license plate but not obscuring it. Stickers are available from the Concessions officer for $7

2) Concessions for Classics Concession

Rate: 75% exemption from vehicle licence fee. Reduced rate on motor injury insurance

To be eligible for this concession the vehicle must be:

  • Owned by a financial member of the club
  • A light vehicle (i.e. a GVM equal to or less than 4500 kg.
  • Manufactured prior to 1990

Conditions for use:
Vehicles can only be used for a maximum of 90 days per calendar year, being:

  • 60 days to participate in approved motoring club events; and
  • 30 days for personal use (includes road testing, repair and maintenance).
Vehicle owners to record the vehicle use in a prescribed logbook prior to commencing each journey.

Vehicles cannot be used for fee, hire or reward.

Vehicles must display an identifier label stating ‘Restricted use’, either at the front or back, and above or below the number plate without obscuring it. A "Restricted Use" sticker is available from the Concessions Officer for $7

Applicants through the BMWMCCWA must contact the concessions officer (currently Jon Ockwell) and provide a photo of the vehicle registration clearly showing owner, address, vehicle details including Rego, VIN and Engine number. A photo of the vehicle should also be submitted. The Concessions officer will then prepare a Form E116 for the member to submit to DOT. The Concessional records will be loaded to the members profile / account and they will be added to the clubs concessional membership register.

Note: if you claim concession rates on a vehicle when you are no longer entitled to that concession (for example you have let your club membership lapse), the vehicle licence will be deemed invalid. Continued use of the vehicle on the road will contravene the Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012.

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