Cotton picker/harvester

Conditional registration

Non-complying vehicles are only offered conditional registration if it is safe to do so and a complying vehicle cannot perform the function.

The following factors are considered when deciding an Application for Conditional Registration and the conditions that are applied to the registration:

  • The nature and extent of any failure of the vehicle to meet applicable vehicle standards
  • The safety of:
    • The vehicle operator
    • The vehicle’s passengers (if any)
    • The vehicle mixing with other normal complying vehicles
    • The vehicle mixing with pedestrians
  • Time of day or night of operation
  • Special considerations relating to the area of operation (if any).

Note: Operators of oversize and overmass vehicles must also comply with the conditions of the relevant access notice or permit. For more information contact Special Permits Unit on 1300 656 371 for intrastate permits, and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator on 1300 696 487 for interstate permits.

Driver licence

 Class C

Vehicle requirements

Overdimension and overmass vehicles require a permit and must comply with permit conditions. Operators who want an overdimension or overmass permit must apply to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

Important: All John Deere 7760, CS690 and CP690 cotton pickers/harvesters require a specific overdimension and overmass permit.

Equipment requirements

  • All lighting must be fitted as near as possible to the position specified  in Schedule 2 of the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulation 2007.
Equipment Daylight / floodlit use
Amber rotating beacon Yes
Brake and turn lights No
Headlights, tail, number plate and clearance lights No
Rear reflectors Yes
Rear and side reflective tape No
Rear vision mirror(s) Yes
Horn Yes


Condition Code
Daylight / floodlit worksite use only TD1
Flashing amber beacon required and used when vehicle moving. Must be displayed at the rear of the vehicle. SL1
Use only for farming purposes GO93
Overmass permit (route specific) OM3
Oversize permit (general) OR OS1
Oversize permit (route specific) OS2
Steering failure warning device/sign required if fitted with hydraulic steering SL99

Roads and Maritime Services office us

Code Type Code
Vehicle shape AGP

Compulsory Third Party insurance class
Note: If FARM or UFRM, a Declaration of Eligibility for a Registration Concession must be presented with the Application for Conditional Registration..

Conditional registration:

Unregistered Vehicle Permit:

Registration usage PLNT/PPG (PPGN if NRTC vehicle over 4.5 tonnes GVM)
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