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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 factsheet 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

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.