Noisy vehicle reports can be made by members of Victoria Police or EPA officers. If your vehicle is reported for being noisy, EPA may send you a letter requiring you to get it tested. 

We call this letter a ‘Notice to have vehicle tested – exhaust noise’.

To book a noise test for your vehicle, phone an approved vehicle noise tester.

Approved vehicle testers for noise

Greater Melbourne

Altona North

Tidd Bros Exhausts
2/216 Blackshaws Road
Altona North

0433 416 409

 All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Campbellfield

A1 Gas & Automotive
13A Truck City Drive
Campbellfield

03 9305 1166

0429 302 351

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Dandenong

Daalder Exhausts
1 Lonsdale Street
Dandenong

03 9791 8455

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Hoppers Crossing

Complete Mechanical Centre
92 Old Geelong Road
Hoppers Crossing

03 9748 4080

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Moorabbin

Indy Automotive Repairs 
2/124 Keys Road
Moorabbin

03 9555 8133

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Notting Hill

Waverley Exhaust & Brake Centre 
577 Blackburn Rd
Notting Hill

03 9561 1522

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Ringwood

Ace Exhaust Centre 
3/7 Heatherdale Rd
Ringwood

03 9870 2455

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Tullamarine

Tullamarine Service Centre & Exhaust 
24 Carrick Drive
Tullamarine

03 9338 0144

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Wattle Glen

A1 Gas & Automotive
170 Kangaroo Ground-Wattle Glen Rd
Wattle Glen

0429 302 351

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Regional Victoria

Bacchus Marsh

Pro Repair Group
16 Gell Street
Bacchus Marsh

03 5367 5428

Cars, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles

Ballarat

Wendouree Car Service Centre 
306 Dowling Street
Wendouree

03 5339 3343

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Bendigo

Cliff Doherty Automotive 
127A Victoria Street
Eaglehawk

03 5446 3289

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Geelong

Neil Corstorphan Motors
19–21 Wattle Park Ave
Moolap

03 5248 2051

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Horsham

GK Autos & Hire 
5 Clark Street
Horsham

0418 501 103

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Mildura

Mitchell Truck Repairs 
363 Benetook Avenue
Mildura

03 5023 2538

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Warrnambool

Westcoast Service Centre 
87 Rooneys Road
Warrnambool

03 5562 0665

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

Wodonga

Wodgonga Exhaust Centre 
70 Church Street
Wodonga

02 6024 4611

All vehicles (below 4.5 tonnes)

How much vehicle noise tests cost

The vehicle noise test fee is $74.05 plus GST (5 fee units).

Vehicle noise test fees are paid directly to the approved vehicle noise tester, not to EPA.

Note that the vehicle noise test fee does not include the cost of any repairs that your vehicle may need.

How we calculate fees and fines

What happens after the vehicle noise test

If your vehicle complies with noise laws 

If your vehicle complies with the law on vehicle noise, the tester will give you a certificate of compliance.

We won’t refund the test cost if your vehicle does comply with the law on vehicle noise.

If your vehicle doesn't comply with noise laws

If your vehicle doesn’t pass the vehicle noise, you must:

1. Get your vehicle repaired or modified so it does comply with the law and can pass the noise test. 

2. Book and pay for another noise test from an approved vehicle noise tester.

You are not obliged to arrange for repairs from the same mechanic who conducts the noise test.

Certificates of compliance

If you don’t get the certificate of compliance by the due date, EPA can:

  • fine you
  • suspend your vehicle registration.

We can also fine you if you sell the vehicle without getting a certificate of compliance.

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Reviewed 8 October 2020