Agricultural motorcycle

Find out about conditional registration, acceptable uses and equipment requirements for agricultural motorcycles, farm and dirt bikes.

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Conditional registration for agricultural motorcycles

Agricultural motorcycle

Conditional registration gives you limited road access to perform specific functions.

You cannot get conditional registration if a vehicle that complies with the construction and equipment requirements of the Australian Design Rules can be used to perform the same function.

See information about vehicle standards to see what standards apply.

Find out how to apply for conditional registration for your agricultural motorcycle.

To drive an agricultural motorcycle, you'll need a Motorcycle (Class R) licence.

Oversize vehicle operators

Vehicles that go beyond the dimension and weight limits must comply with the conditions of the relevant access notice or permit. To find out the conditions for:

  • for NSW permits contact Special Permits Unit on 1300 656 371
  • for interstate permits contact National Heavy Vehicle Regulator on 1300 696 487.

Vehicle requirements

Vehicles must meet the following vehicle condition to apply for conditional registration:

  • Eligible vehicles must not currently have or ever have been fitted with a compliance plate.

Conditions of use

The following minimum conditions apply to conditional registration.

Condition Code
Daylight / floodlit worksite use only
Note: Not required if vehicle has headlights, tail and number plate lights
Excluded from built up areas LO2
Use only for farming purposes


Note: If FARM or UFRM, a Declaration of Eligibility for a Registration Concession (PDF 304.91KB) must be presented with the Application for Conditional Registration (PDF 373.69KB) .

Equipment requirements

Equipment Daylight/floodlit use 24 hour use
Amber rotating beacon No No
Brake and turn lights Yes Yes
Headlights, tail and number plate lights No Yes
Rear reflectors Yes Yes
Rear and side reflective tape No No
Rear vision mirror(s) Yes Yes
Horn Yes Yes
Must be fitted with a chain guard and rear mudguards / flaps Yes Yes


All lighting must be fitted as near as possible to the position specified in Schedule 2 of:

Transport for NSW office use

Code Type Code
Vehicle shape AMC
Compulsory Third Party insurance class

Conditional registration - FARM

Unregistered Vehicle Permit - UFRM

Registration usage Not applicable
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