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Introduction

If the rear number plate of your vehicle is obscured by a bike rack or mobility device rack, you'll need to fit an auxiliary number plate. This is a smaller copy of the vehicle number plate and allows the plate number to be seen clearly.

Auxiliary number plates are white with black characters. You can order one online through myPlates, and pick it up at a service centre.

Note: Auxiliary number plates are not issued to trailers, caravans, motorbikes or public vehicles.

What you need

  • your name and email address
  • NSW plate number
  • driver licence number or customer number if a business
  • your postcode
  • your payment.

How to order

  1. Select the 'Order online' button.
  2. Select 'Order now'.
  3. Enter the required information to verify ownership.
  4. Confirm your order.
  5. Enter your postcode to locate your nearest Service NSW Centre.
  6. Enter your payment details.
  7. Submit your order.

If you're unable to order online, call 13 77 88 or:

  1. Download and complete Number Plates and/or Cancellation of Registration – PDF.
  2. Lodge it by mail, or in person at a service centre.

More information

  • Your plates will be delivered to your nominated service centre in approximately 21 days.  You'll receive an email telling you what documentation you'll need to provide.

Payment methods

You can review transaction payment options on our payment methods page.

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