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If you have a Heavy Vehicle it will need to be registered, and you can do this at a service centre. The following types of vehicles are classified as Heavy Vehicles:

  • all vehicles 4.5 tonnes tare weight and over, or fitted with power-operated brakes
  • trailers 2 tonnes Gross Trailer Mass and over, or fitted with breakaway brakes
  • buses 2.5 tonnes tare weight and over
  • licensed tow trucks
  • vehicles fitted with power-operated brakes, and
  • all prime movers.
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  • your proof of identity
  • the Application for Registration form
  • new Heavy Vehicle Certification form completed by the trailer manufacturer, dealer or distributor, if you have it (trailers only)
  • HVAIS Inspection Certificate
  • proof of registration entitlement (receipt or proof of previous registration)
  • weighbridge certificate (if vehicle is a trailer with no specification sheet)
  • vehicle compliance certificate (if vehicle has been modified)
  • your Compulsory Third Party CTP (Green Slip)
  • concession details (if applicable)
  • your business details, including representative authority (if required)
  • your registration details
  • your Driver's Licence details, and
  • proof of residential address.
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  1. Download, print and complete the Application for Registration – PDF form.
  2. Gather all the required documentation.
  3. Visit a service centre and submit your documentation.
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  • tare weight equals the empty weight of your vehicle (also known as unladen weight)
  • if your vehicle is non-standard, then a Vehicle Standard Exemption (Permit) issued by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator must also be presented when applying for registration (trailers only), and
  • if you have a New Heavy Vehicle Certification form that has been completed by the trailer manufacturer, dealer or distributor, you will not be required to get a vehicle inspection or a weighbridge ticket (trailers only).

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

For online or phone transactions, you can pay with:

  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express).

For transactions in person at a service centre, you can pay with:

  • cash (in Australian currency)
  • cheque (personal, bank or agency drawn)
  • money order
  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express* or EFTPOS), or
  • Android Pay app.

Please note that you may need to pay a merchant fee when paying by credit or debit card.

* Unfortunately, some locations may not accept American Express.

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/apply-heavy-vehicle-registration