The Club Permit scheme allows members of car clubs that are recognised by VicRoads, including the Toyota Car Club of Australia (TCCA), to make limited use of historic vehicles on the road network. Vehicles must be at least 25 years old to participate in the scheme.

Financial members of TCCA are able to apply for a Club Permit by following the following process.

Before you start: Visit the VicRoads website for information regarding the club permit.

Step 1: Join the Toyota Car Club of Australia – you must be a member of the club for 3 months before we will consider your application.

Step 2: Meet with a member of the committee at our monthly General Meeting or a Club organised event.

Step 3: Complete the “Club Rego Pre-Approval Form”

Step 4: Once you Pre-Approval has been accepted in writing AND you have been given an appointment for inspection with our Club Plate Administrator, you will need to obtain a Road Worthy Certificate (RWC) that will be valid on the date of your inspection.

Step 5: You vehicle must pass our Club Plate Administrators inspection ($50 inspection fee) for you to proceed. Please make sure the details on your RWC are 100% correct before you attend the inspection.

Step 6: Take your RWC and Club Issued Documents to a VicRoads office to complete your Club Permit Application.

Step 7: Advise the club of your new Club Permit registration number.


TCCA has our own policies regarding the Club Permit Scheme.

  1. Applicants for a club permit with TCCA must have been a member of the club for at least 3 months AND attended 1 club meeting or event and met with a committee member.
  2. Vehicles submitted must be roadworthy, well presented and reflect that the owner is an enthusiast.
  3. TCCA will also consider club permit applications for Japanese manufactured motorcycles and non-Toyota vehicles on a case-by-case basis. This is only available to TCCA members who have been members for longer than 12 months and own a Toyota.
  4. Campervans (I.E: Toyota Coaster buses or larger) will not be considered for the Club Permit Scheme with TCCA. Campers such as Hiace are accepted.
  5. Members must attend a minimum of 1 TCCA event per year with the vehicle and have your log book signed by a committee member to be considered for Club Permit Renewal.
  6. Please also note that any of the committee members can ask to see a club plated car’s log book at any event, to ensure that the log book is being used correctly.
  7. Any modifications you make to the vehicle after it has been accepted into the scheme will also need to be cleared with the Committee, to ensure the Club remains comfortable with how the car or bike is presented.
  8. Club Rego is not an avenue to bypass engineering approval for a vehicle and getting it on the road.  VASS certification will be necessary for those vehicles that do not comply to VicRoad’s VSI 8.

To obtain a Pre-Approval Form, or for more information, please contact Brian Way by email – or you may download the form from the link here – Pre-Approval-Form-AUG2015

Please note that the club rego pre-approval and inspection process takes time, and won’t be rushed just because you have two days left of your regular registration. Plan ahead!

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