NEVDIS Database

VIN Check and Rego Check

What is NEVDIS?

NEVDIS (National Exchange of Vehicle and Driver Information System) is the database that contains information on all vehicle's registered in Australia. All data is imported from the eight state and territory road authorities. Australian businesses and government organisations can search NEVDIS for vehicle identification information and vehicle status checks.

You can get access to the NEVDIS database via the Blue Flag API.

Fresh data

Direct from Austroads and the road and traffic authority, our database is always up-to-date.

100% Coverage

Once registered by a local road traffic authority, all vehicles are ready for a NEVDIS search.

Pay per request

Only pay for what you use. Discount plans with extra savings are also available if you have consistent usage.

Trusted data, directly from the Government

With our API, you can request a NEVDIS search on vehicles registered in each state or territory. This includes registrations for cars, trucks and motorcycles. The information provided is exactly as is from the source system, we do not change it.

ACTACT Road Transport Authority
NSWRoads and Maritime Services
NTNorthern Territory Transport Group
QLDDepartment of Transport and Main Roads
SAService SA
TASDepartment of State Growth (Transport)
WADepartment of Transport
Our data is always accurate. We source data from each of the eight Australian road and traffic authorities via NEVDIS.

NEVDIS Database Fields

All the fields listed in the table below are available via the Blue Flag API. The values are exactly as captured by the road traffic authorities and are not changed. For extra information about the vehicles, take a look at our other datasets.

NEVDIS Field NameDescription
Number PlateAn alphanumeric code used to identify vehicles. The plate is visible on the front and rear of most vehicles.
StateThe area within Australia where the vehicle is registered.
VINA unique 17 character code used to identify individual motor vehicles.
ChassisA unique code used to identify individual motor vehicles. Used before January 1989 in Australia.
MakeThe manufacturer of the vehicle.
ModelThe specific product within the manufacturers range.
Engine NumberA unique alphanumeric sequence stamped onto the engine by the manufacturer.
Vehicle TypeCategory that the vehicle is registered as.
Body TypeClassification of the vehicle shape noted by the road authority.
ColourPrimary paint colour of the vehicle noted by the road authority.
Compliance PlateMonth and year the vehicle was confirmed as meeting local regulations.
Year of ManufactureYear the vehicle was assembled.
Registration StatusCan be either Registered, Unregistered or Suspended.
Registration Expiry DateStatus and expiry date update when registration is paid / cancelled or lapsed. Some states update within 1 hour while others update overnight.
Written-off Vehicle Notification StatusCurrent written off status of the vehicle
Written-off Vehicle Damage CodesCode dictating the type and location of damage
Stolen Vehicle TypePart of the vehicle that is stolen.
Stolen Vehicle JurisdictionState where the vehicle was reported stolen.
Stolen Vehicle Reported DateDate the vehicle was reported as stolen.
Stolen Vehicle SummaryPolice jurisdiction reference number.

Use Cases

Leasing Companies

You can easily use NEVDIS to verify that your entire fleet is currently registered. This means that all of your clients are covered and your company is compliant. Also, when you purchase a vehicle fleet from a third party, you can verify all vehicle details in one easy step.

Automotive Importers

From January 2020, all new vehicles must be registered to be counted as a sale in Australia. It’s easy to use NEVDIS to check all your new vehicle VIN's and make sure they show a valid registration status and future registration expiry date.

Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers

Many of your clients don’t know their vehicle’s VIN but they do know their registration number plate! Its easy to use NEVDIS to enter a registration and state and return the VIN. You know know exactly which parts to provide for the client, minimising errors and ensuring repeat business.