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

 Region Approved noise tester Phone number Vehicles tested
 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
 Knoxfield Ferndale Exhaust & Automotive Centre 
Factory 2, 1 Rushdale Street
Knoxfield
03 9764 8490 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

Regional Victoria 

 

 Region Approved noise tester Phone number Vehicles tested
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)
 Shepparton Pan-O-Market Exhausts
16 Watson Street
Shepparton
03 5821 1211 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

Vehicle noise tests cost up to $44.43 plus GST (3 fee units).

What happens after the vehicle noise test

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

You must lodge your certificate of compliance with EPA. We can suspend your vehicle’s registration if you don’t show us 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 the law on vehicle noise, you must:

1. Get your vehicle repaired or modified so it does comply with the law.

2. Book another noise test from an approved vehicle noise tester, and show us the certificate of compliance.

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Reviewed 28 October 2019