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If you've had your licence suspended by police, or received a letter from Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) about a vehicle or licence decision, you may be eligible to appeal the decision.

You may appeal a licence or registration decision to the Local Court if you have:

  • Had your licence suspended by Police
  • Received a letter from the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) about either a driver's licence or vehicle registration decision, and the letter states you have the right to appeal

All Roads and Maritime Services Licence and Registration appeals must be filed to the Local Court within 28 days of receiving the letter.

You can lodge your appeal online, via mail, or in person at a court registry.

Appeal online
  • Your email address
  • Your proof of identity
  • A credit or debit card to pay the appropriate fee (further information below)
  • Your suspension letter, including the date the letter or notice was issued
  • Your Licence number (if filing a licence appeal)
  • Your vehicle registration number (if filing a registration appeal)
Appeal online
  1. Register or log in to the Online Registry
  2. Click on the ‘Start or defend a case’ tab
  3. Select the ‘Licence or registration appeal’ form
  4. Complete the online form
  5. Pay the appropriate fee to submit your form
Appeal online

You may appeal a licence or registration decision to the Local Court if you have:

  • Had your licence suspended by Police
  • Received a letter from the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) about either a driver's licence or vehicle registration decision, and the letter states you have the right to appeal

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

Appeal online
  • Any relevant filing fees will be calculated after completion of the form/s
  • Forms requiring payment will not be submitted to the Court until that payment has been made
  • If you have been granted a fee waiver or postponement for a particular form, you'll need to file the form in person or by post
  • The Online Registry works best using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 9 plus

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

Appeal online

Need help?

We’re happy to help you with this transaction.

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

Source url: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/appeal-licence-or-registration-decision