Introductory Specials – Safety Certificates $79 | Pre-Purchase Inspections $140 Servicing Gold Coast suburbs near you

Are Safety Certificates and Roadworthy Certificates the same?

Yes. In 1999, the safety certificate replaced the roadworthy certificate in compliance with the Queensland Transport authority. The following vehicles require a safety certificate:

  • Cars
  • Motorbikes
  • Motorbikes
  • Any other vehicles up to 4.50 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM)
How long is a Safety Certificate valid for?
  • If you’re selling your own car, a Safety Certificate is valid for two months or 2000kms. Whichever occurs first.
  • If you’re a dealer, a Safety Certificate is valid for three months or 1000kms. Whichever occurs first.

The same safety certificate can be used to register a vehicle and then transfer the registration, as long as it is within the time limits dictated above.

When do I need a Safety Certificate?
A Safety Certificate is required in the event of:



  • Vehicle registration transfers.
  • Selling a Car – A Safety Certificate must be displayed in the vehicle window before it is advertised for sale. Failure to do so will result in significant fines.
What happens if my car fails the first inspection?
Our qualified mechanics will provide a detailed report of any items that need to be rectified. Upon receiving this document, customers have fourteen days to book a re-inspection. We can perform any repairs required for the vehicle also if you wish.
How long does it take to do a Safety Certificate?

Please allow forty to fifty minutes for a Safety Certificate inspection. This includes a thorough vehicle check and a written report.

My vehicle is unregistered, is that okay?

Yes, that’s fine. The vehicle must be taken for a road test; our qualified mechanics hold the proper insurances and carry trade plates, enabling them to road-test a vehicle safely and legally.

If my car requires mechanical work, can you do it for me?
Yes we can perform any repairs or modifications required on your vehicle. We have qualified technicians available to complete any work quickly saving you time and effort. Our service offers you the convenience of a one-stop-shop to get your car certified and back on the road as quickly as possible.
What is a Pre-Purchase Inspection?
Pre-Purchase Inspections will save you time and money, and peace of mind! A Pre-Purchase Inspection is a thorough independent check of a second hand vehicle you may be interested in purchasing. This inspection report will highlight any potential safety or costly pre-existing issues with the vehicle. With this report you are able to make an informed decision and use any information for bargaining power!
What is a Spot Check?
We check a particular problem with the vehicle that may be of concern and provide you with the details e.g. steering, suspension etc
What if I need a new battery?
Yes, we can arrange, supply and install a new battery to fit your vehicle.
What if I need new tyres?
Yes, we can arrange, supply, fit and balance new tyres to fit your vehicle. We can even do a wheel alignment too if needed.

Book Your Next Mobile Safety Inspection 0438 179 775