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You can check a vessel’s registration details online. The free check includes:

  • the registration expiry date
  • whether the registration is current, expired or cancelled
  • if a vessel registration number is reserved.


The free vessel registration check can only be run on vessels previously or currently registered in NSW.

What you need

  • the vessel’s NSW registration number.

How to check

  1. Select the ‘Check online’ button.
  2. Enter the vessel’s NSW registration number, without any spaces or dots.
  3. Select the ‘search’ icon.
  4. Review the registration details.

More information

If you intend to buy a vessel from a private seller, you should visit the Personal Property Securities Register website to find out if there is any finance owing.

Last updated: 16 September 2022
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