Introduction Show below:

You can make two types of vehicle registration checks online. A free check covers basic information, including the Registration expiry date, who the Compulsory Third Party insurer is and when the policy expiry date is. For a charge, you can also find out additional information, such as if the vehicle has been written off.

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What you'll need Show below:
  • The vehicle's NSW registration plate number
  • Valid credit card if you want the paid history report
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How to apply Show below:
  1. Click the 'Check online' button
  2. Enter the vehicle's NSW registration number without spaces or dots
  3. Read and accept the terms and conditions
  4. View registration report
  5. Print if required
  6. Tick the box to get the history report
  7. Check the vehicle is correct by comparing the last four digits of the VIN/Chassis number (find this information on registration papers or on vehicle)
  8. Enter payment details
  9. Confirm to proceed
  10. Your vehicle history report will appear on screen when the payment is processed
  11. Print, save or email your report
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Who's eligible? Show below:
  • The check can only be conducted on vehicles registered in NSW
  • A free check includes:
  1. The Registration expiry date, and if the registration is suspended or cancelled
  2. Any registration restrictions
  3. Any registration concessions (additional transfer costs may apply)
  4. The Compulsory Third Party insurer and policy expiry date
  • A paid check includes all of the above plus a vehicle history report that includes:
  1. Has the vehicle been written off?

To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit Roads and Maritime Services.

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Payment methods Show below:
  • Cash (in Australian currency)
  • Cheque (Personal, Bank or Agency drawn)
  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club International* or American Express*)
  • Debit card (MasterCard, Visa or EFTPOS)
  • Money orders

For transactions that can be completed online, you can only pay by credit card, except for some transactions where BPAY is accepted.

Please note, a surcharge may be applied if you choose to pay by credit card.

Unfortunately, the following payment types are unavailable in service centres:

  • Credit card (Diners Club International)
  • Traveller's cheques (in Australian currency and all other international currencies)
  • BPAY

* Unfortunately, some websites and locations may not accept American Express or Diners Club International.

Need help? Show below:

We’re happy to help you with this transaction.

Feel free to call us on 13 77 88 or visit a service centre.