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Vehicle Inspections

Information about Approved Inspection Stations (AIS) for mechanically based inspections, Approved Motor Body Repairer Inspection Stations (AMBRIS) for structurally based inspections and Approved Vehicle Certifier Approved Inspection Stations (AVCAIS) authorised to certify vehicle modifications.

Approved Inspection Station Scheme (AIS)

AIS Information

Inspection Fact Sheets


Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513 or international +61 3 6233 8011

AIS Locations

AIS Documentation

We strongly encourage you to read the following document: Future Engagement of Heavy and Public Passenger Vehicle Approved Inspection Stations (PDF) (Word)

To be completed by contractor

For Vehicle modification information, applications, seating alterations or engineering advice please visit the vehicle specifications page.

Approved Vehicle Certifier Approved Inspection Station Scheme (AVCAIS)

An Approved Vehicle Certifier (AVC) is a nominated employee of an approved service provider who has been authorised by the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to certify vehicle modifications within a specific range. This range of certification is dependent on the qualifications and experience of the AVC and is divided into 4 categories.  

The modifications that the AVC can personally certify is identified in the nationally developed, Vehicle Standard Bulletin (VSB) modification codes.  All VSB codes are available from the following website:

AVC Contact List - For Members of the Public - AVC Contact List - AVC Location - Range of Authorisations (PDF) (Word)

Future Engagement


AIS Compliance Unit (03) 6166 3265

Approved Motor Body Repairer Inspections Station Scheme (AMBRIS)

AMBRIS Information

Fact sheets


AIS Compliance (03) 6166 3271

Information on Repair Diaries  

As of 1 July 2012, it is strongly recommended that a repair diary is presented for ALL Repairable Write Off (RWO) vehicles which have been classified as a RWO after 1 July 2012 when presenting the vehicle for its Tier 1 and 3 inspections in Tasmania. Failure to present a repair diary after this date could result in the vehicle being failed for inspection.

If you would like to know whether your vehicle has been classified as a RWO, please feel free to contact AIS compliance on 6166 3271.

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