Important note – COVID-19
Due to current health concerns in relation to COVID-19, impounded vehicle owners will not be able to collect any personal effects until the vehicle is released.
Your vehicle can be impounded or clamped if you have been charged, arrested or reported for an offence including:
Vehicles can be impounded or clamped for 28 days.
Make an appointment by phone to collect your vehicle at the police station or impound where it is stored.
Appointments can be made between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on weekdays except public holidays.
If you are the registered owner you need to bring your current driver's licence showing your photograph.
If you are collecting a vehicle for someone else you will need to bring:
Northern metropolitan impound
1506 Main North Road, Salisbury, SA 5108
Enter via Nylex Avenue
Phone 8250 9153
Southern metropolitan impound
5 Talisman Avenue, Edwardstown, SA 5039
Phone 8291 6150
Berri Police Station
Phone 8595 2020
Ceduna Police Station
Phone 8626 2020
Mt Gambier Police Station
Phone 8735 1020
Murray Bridge Police Station
Phone 8535 6020
Port Augusta Police Station
Phone 8648 5020
Port Lincoln Police Station
Phone 08 8688 3020
Port Pirie Police Station
Phone 8638 4000
Victor Harbor Police Station
Phone 8552 2088
Whyalla Police Station
Phone 8648 8020
A police officer will go to where your car is located and remove the clamp on the day it is due to be removed.
You can apply to the Commissioner of Police for the vehicle to be released earlier if:
Apply online for early release or Download the early release application form.
It is an offence to interfere with a clamp or vehicle that has been impounded.
The maximum penalty is $2500 or six months imprisonment.