An unregistered vehicle permit allows you to drive an unregistered vehicle for a specific journey, over a maximum period of 28 days. It can't be used as a substitute for full registration.
You'll need to make a 'safe use declaration' when applying for a permit.
What you'll need
- your NSW driver licence number or customer number
- personal/corporation details
- vehicle's details
- the old number plates (if applicable)
- details of the proposed journey
- your proof of an Australian contact address (if you're an overseas or interstate visitor)
- the Vehicle Suitable for Safe Use Declaration form
- the Application for Unregistered Vehicle Permit form.
How to apply
- Download and complete the Vehicle Suitable for Safe Use Declaration – PDF.
- Download and complete the Application for Unregistered Vehicle Permit – PDF.
- Make sure you have the required documentation and the old number plates (if applicable).
- Visit a service centre and lodge your application in person.
- Written-off vehicles are not eligible for unregistered vehicle permits.
Things to keep in mind...
- An unregistered vehicle permit allows you to drive an unregistered vehicle for a specific journey.
- Permits are only valid for the duration of the specific journey, up to a maximum 28 days.