You need to have a motor dealer licence if your business includes the buying, selling or exchanging of new or second hand vehicles, caravans, motorcycles or trailers (with a tare weight of more than 250kg).

When you receive your licence renewal notice, you can renew and pay online.


  • If you don't wish to renew online, you can visit a service centre.

To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit NSW Fair Trading.

What you need

  • your licence number
  • your renewal number (as shown on your renewal notice), or your full personal details
  • your payment.

How to renew

  1. Select the 'Renew online' button.
  2. Select 'Next'.
  3. Enter your licence and renewal number as shown on your renewal notice. (If you don't have your renewal number, select 'Don't have?' and enter your name, birth date and postcode.)
  4. Select 'Next'.
  5. Confirm the details of your licence.
  6. Enter your payment details.
  7. Read and confirm the declaration.

More information

  • Tare weight equals the empty weight of your vehicle (also known as unladen weight).
  • If you don't renew on time you'll have to make an application to restore your licence, which can be done at a service centre.
  • If your licence has expired more than 3 months, you'll need to apply for a new licence to be re-issued.
  • You can't trade until your new licence is issued.

Payment methods

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

Last updated: 13 December 2021
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