Using ROVER to check import eligibility and compliance


The new SEVS import scheme started in June 2021 and is managed by the ROVER system.

To be eligible for import under SEVS a vehicle model:

– Must not have been sold new in Australia (in the same configuration)

– AND meet one of six import criteria.

Before you can import a vehicle the model must be approved for import AND compliance must be available.

Check the approved vehicle import list for Australia

Go to ROVER and select the SEVS Register.

SEVS Register

The SEVS Register is a work in progress and more models will be added over time.

If the model you want is NOT on the approved list (and you feel it meets the import criteria), you can apply through ROVER for the Govt. to consider it for approval OR engage an approved compliance workshop to apply for you. *We cannot assist with this process.

Check available compliance

Go to ROVER and select the List of Approved Model Reports.

SEVS Model Reports compliance

Model report = compliance package.

An approved model report is required before an import approval application can be submitted by a registered SEVS workshop.

The Model Report List is a work in progress and more will be added over time.

How direct import works

Research market pricing and availability for any model

Read about the Vehicle Import Regulations for Australia here

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