Club Permit Scheme

The Mercedes-Benz Club of Victoria (MBCV) has been authorized by VicRoads to operate the Club Permit Scheme (CPS) for veteran, classic, historic and street rod vehicles.

Before you start: Applicants must apply and be accepted and have received their membership number of the MBCV before they can apply to participate in the CPS.

You must also refer to the VicRoads website for more information about CPS

New CPS application

PLEASE be aware Committee members can retire and new members take over old responsibilities. ALWAYS be up to date and refer to the latest ATB magazine for POC.

Mercedes-Benz Club of Victoria requirements for the Club Permit Scheme are:

  • Applicants must be and remain financial members of the MBCV.
  • Cars on the Club Permit Scheme must be registered in the name of the member.
  • Members can have only one non-Mercedes-Benz car on the CPS as long as at least one Mercedes-Benz is either fully registered or retained in the CPS under their membership.
  • The Member MUST advise the CPS Officer ( of the assigned CPS permit number and of any future changes to the registration of the vehicle.

The initial vehicle application for the Club Permit Scheme must be accompanied by:  

 Part 1: To be paid

  1. Submit a payment through the TryBooking MBCV CPS application deposit site:

The payment consists of:

  • A one-off non-refundable Application fee of $75 for each vehicle.
  • A refundable fee of $100 deposit for each vehicle.
  • Please see below on how to obtain your refund.

Part 2: To be emailed to

  1. Recent high-quality images of the car as attachments in JPEG format and not embedded in your email as per the following criteria:
    1. Photos to include an A4-sized sheet written with the current date and member’s name and membership number (in large block bold letters, readable from 10 meters) and placed on the vehicle. This is to ID this car with this member.
    2. The following photographs must be submitted: front, driver’s side, rear, driving position (side on with the driver’s door open) all with the A4 sheet in the photo.
    3. Vehicle identifiers: VIN and/or chassis numbers; engine number (where possible).

Please note these photos must be approved by the CPS Officer before your VicRoads application form can be signed. Printed hard copy photos will NOT be accepted.

 Part 3: To be posted

PLEASE be aware Committee members can retire and new members take over old responsibilities. ALWAYS be up to date and refer to the latest ATB magazine for POC.

  1. A current Roadworthy Certificate from an authorised person, not more than thirty days old from date of issue.
  2. A completed VicRoads Club Permit Application form (download form here)
  3. A completed VicRoads Vehicle eligibility and standards declaration for Club Permit vehicles form (download form here)
  4. Any additional documentation mandated by VicRoads, like the Vehicle Assessment Signatory Scheme (VASS) (modified cars only) (see website here)
  5. Stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Mail it to:

MBCV CPS Officer

PO Box 696, Beaconsfield, VIC 3807


  • Members must allow sufficient time for application forms to be processed by the CPS Officer. Please email the CPS officer ( if you have any queries.
  • Once the signed VicRoads forms are returned to the member, the member then submits these with the RWC and the relevant fee to VicRoads for the club permit to be issued. To get what you need for your VicRoads visit, go to the VicRoads CPS webpage, then click on Get a Club Permit and then Step 5: Submit the application.

How to obtain your refund

We do not know what Permit No you will be issued by Vic Roads.

You have to tell us. Please advise the CPS Officer of this number ASAP.

  • The TryBooking $100 deposit is fully refunded after the CPS officer is advised of your assigned CPS permit number. The Club will process refund(s) as soon as practical after being advised of your CPS permit number. The $100 deposit is forfeited if you do not advise the Club of your permit number within THREE months.
  • It is the responsibility of the member to advise the Club Registrar ( of any future changes to that permit number.

Flowchart for New CPS Registrations


CPS Annual Renewal

Please contact VicRoads directly if your CPS renewal form is not received in time.

Please contact one of the Club Signatories to arrange your renewal form to be signed or post to the address below. The CPS Officer and signatories may also be available to sign your renewal documents at the monthly General Meeting or any other group outing or Club run. If required, phone to confirm. Numbers are in the ATB mag..

Flowchart for CPS Registrations Renewals

PLEASE be aware Committee members can retire and new members take over old responsibilities. ALWAYS be up to date and refer to the latest ATB magazine for POC.

When sending your renewal to a Club Signatory, please include a stamped self-addressed envelope. Please do not mail your renewal directly to the Club address in Ferntree Gully as it will delay your renewal process considerably.

CPS renewals (together with a stamped self-addressed envelope) are to be sent to

Attention: Neil Christie

PO Box 696, Beaconsfield VIC 3807


Contact details for the CPS Officer and Authorised Signatories can be found at the back page of the Club magazine.