The table below provides further details on the various fees and charges that are collected at the same time as your CTP premiums.
Fee or Levy
Responsible Government Agency
For registration of your motor vehicle.
The Administration Fee is the cost of processing the total registration transactions.
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
CTP Insurance Premium (ex GST)
CTP Insurance Premium is made up of the CTP Insurer premium and the CTP scheme costs. The scheme costs are used to fund services that support the CTP Scheme including road safety initiatives, emergency and public health services, CTP premium collection and administering the Regulator’s functions.
GST Component of CTP Insurance Premium
GST is charged at a rate of 10% on the CTP Insurer Premium component only.
Emergency Services Levy (ESL)
For mobile property (i.e. motor vehicles), to fund Emergency Services. Around 25% of all emergency service call-outs involve road accidents or related activity.
Lifetime Support Fund (LSF) levy
For the ongoing treatment, care and support for anyone who suffers a serious lifelong disability as a result of a motor vehicle accident in South Australia.
Lifetime Support Authority
Stamp Duty on the Insurance Policy
Determined by Schedule 2, Part 1(3), of the Stamp Duties Act 1923 (the SD Act). This is paid into the Hospitals Fund (for the maintenance of hospitals), as required by Section 42B(3)(b) of the SD Act.
The fees and levies paid when registering a light trailer include a registration renewal and administration fee. As CTP cover is free for light trailers, there is no stamp duty charge.
The fees and levies paid when registering a heavy trailer (4,500kg or more) include a registration renewal fee, administration fee and stamp duty on the Policy of Insurance.