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If you've moved from interstate, and are now living in NSW, you need to register your vehicle in NSW. You can do this at a service centre.

Please note: If a vehicle is kept or garaged in NSW and doesn't have a NSW registration, it is considered 'unregistered'. Severe penalties apply if you drive an unregistered or uninsured vehicle.

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  • your proof of identity
  • your business or organisation details
  • proof of your registration entitlement
  • evidence of pensioner or concession entitlement (if applicable)
  • the original number plates
  • original CTP Green Slip Insurance policy receipt (insurance must be issued for 12 months, be without number plates details and must be issued by a NSW insurance provider)
  • report from an Authorised Unregistered Vehicle Inspection Station (blue slip), issued no more than 42 days prior
  • compliance certificate from the Vehicle Safety Compliance Certification Scheme (if the vehicle has been modified)
  • the PDF form – 'Application for Registration'.
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  1. Download and complete the Application for Registration – PDF.
  2. Gather the required documentation and your old number plates.
  3. Visit a service centre and lodge your application.
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  • Blue slip reports are only valid for 42 days.
  • In a few circumstances you're able to keep your old interstate number plates. It depends on the state/territory of issue, and the type of plate.
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Who's eligible?

To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit Roads and Maritime Services

Payment methods

For online transactions:

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

For phone transactions:

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

For transactions in person at a service centre:

  • 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/register-interstate-vehicle