We advocate for fair car registration pricing

RACQ advocates for a freeze on vehicle registration charges for three years to ease the financial burden on Queensland motorists.

Every year, RACQ releases a new fact sheet which breaks down and explains motor vehicle registration fees in Queensland, including:

  • Registration fee including the traffic improvement fee
  • Compulsory Third Party insurance (CTP)
  • Total cost

You can compare different vehicles, year-on-year increases in costs, and Queensland versus other states.

If you’re finding the cost of registering your vehicle challenging, these options might assist you:


Licensing in Queensland is managed by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads. For information about how to obtain or renew a license, fees, and other legal requirements visit www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Licensing.

Whether you’re new to driving, well-experienced, or travelling to or from overseas, RACQ has a range of valuable driving tips and information that will help keep you safe on the road. Browse the links below.

Our Community and Education team also offers a wide variety of free safety and education programs.

Things to note

The information in this article has been prepared for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or specific advice to any particular person. Any advice contained in the document is general advice, not intended as legal advice or professional advice and does not take into account any person’s particular circumstances. Before acting on anything based on this advice you should consider its appropriateness to you, having regard to your objectives and needs.