Car Safety Certificates

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It is mandatory for all registered light vehicles sold in Queensland to have a safety certificate prior to sale. You can receive an expensive fine for advertising a registered vehicle without one.

Express Auto Inspections distribute safety certificates in Brisbane, Logan and on the Gold and Sunshine Coast (Approved Inspection Station #10097).
will come to you and complete a safety inspection today. 

Safety Certificates in Brisbane, Express Auto Inspections

Our inspections cover all areas of car safety needed to satisfy Queensland Transport requirements. We will do a complete check of your car inclusive of:

  • tick_2  Tyres

    tick_2  Windscreen

    tick_2  Seat belts

    tick_2  Hand Brake

  • tick_2  Brakes

    tick_2  Lights

    tick_2  Leaks

    tick_2  Rust

  • tick_2  Suspension

    tick_2  Body damage

    tick_2  Steering

After we have given your vehicle the all-clear – a process that usually takes around 40 minutes – you will receive a written copy of your safety certificate to display on your car.

Safety Certificates are valid for different periods of time, depending on who is selling the car:

  • If you are a licensed motor dealer, Safety Certificates remain valid for three months/1000km, whichever is sooner.

  • For all other sellers, Safety Certificates remain valid for 2 months/2000km, whichever is sooner.

If your car doesn’t pass, never fear!

In Queensland you are allowed  up to 14 days to fix any problems identified in your vehicle during a safety inspection.  Once any issues have  been rectified, give Express Auto Inspections a call to arrange a re-inspection. 

Call 1300 288 646 to arrange a same-day safety inspection.


For more information on Safety Certificates in Queensland, check out the Queensland Transport website