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If you'd like to renew your vehicle's registration, you can do this online. While renewing online, you can also make changes to details like your usage type and term.

If you're a Pensioner Concession Card holder, you're entitled to free registration for one vehicle. You may also be eligible for automatic registration renewal. Visit Renew a vehicle registration (pensioner) to learn more.

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  • the billing number displayed on your registration renewal notice
  • a Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance policy, which your insurer will usually send electronically to Roads and Maritime Services (unless the vehicle is a trailer or caravan, in which case you don't need CTP insurance)
  • an eSafety inspection report (if applicable)
  • your payment details (if applicable), and
  • your concession details (if applicable).

Your vehicle will need an inspection if:

  • your registration renewal notice displays that an inspection is required, and the registration term is unchanged.

For registration renewals, light vehicle inspection reports are valid for 6 months from the date of issue. 

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  1. Select the 'Renew online' button.
  2. Enter the billing number displayed on your renewal notice. If you're the registered operator and you've connected your MyServiceNSW Account to Roads and Maritime, log into your account to choose the registration due for renewal from the displayed list.
  3. To change the usage type, select the 'I want to change the usage type' checkbox and use the dropdown menus to choose the new type.
  4. If you've changed the usage type to 'Pensioner', enter your concession details. Use the dropdown menu to choose the pensioner type, then enter your details as they appear on your concession card.
  5. If you have multiple CTP insurance policies, choose the appropriate policy.
  6. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  7. Choose your payment type and enter your payment details. If you choose BPAY, keep in mind that it takes 2 or 3 business days to process, and the registration will not be renewed until Roads and Maritime receives the full payment.
  8. Check and confirm the registration renewal.
  9. Print the receipt, or send it to any email address.
  10. If you did not change the term or usage, write the Roads and Maritime receipt number on the vehicle's registration certificate. If you did change the term or usage, a new registration certificate will be mailed to the address of the registered operator within 7 days.
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Sometimes it is not possible to renew registration online. Please visit a service centre if:

  • the vehicle has been unregistered for more than 3 months, or
  • you ordered special number plates within the registration renewal period, and you haven't received the new plates yet.

If you're a pensioner, please read Renew a vehicle registration (pensioner)

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  • Light vehicles (including motorcycles and trailers) up to 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass don't have registration labels.
  • If you don't renew the registration by the expiry date, your vehicle is unregistered. Driving an unregistered vehicle is illegal and carries heavy penalties, and can mean your vehicle is not covered by CTP insurance.
  • If you've already got your renewal notice, you can renew registration online up to 3 months before it expires.
  • To renew a vehicle registration online, Roads and Maritime must electronically receive the CTP (if applicable) and the eSafety inspection report (if applicable).
  • Most vehicles won't need an inspection until they are over 5 years old. Your renewal notice will let you know if you need an inspection.
  • If you choose to pay with BPAY, keep in mind that it takes at least 2 or 3 business days to process. The registration will be renewed only after your full payment has been received by Roads and Maritime. 
  • If you are a Pensioner Concession Card holder, you may be eligible for automatic registration renewal – visit Renew a vehicle registration (pensioner) to learn more.
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For online or phone transactions, you can pay with:

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

For transactions in person at a service centre, you can pay with:

  • cash (in Australian currency)
  • cheque (personal, bank or agency drawn)
  • money order, or
  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express* or EFTPOS).

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.

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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

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