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If you're the new owner or operator of a NSW registered vehicle, you need to transfer the registration within 14 days from the date of purchase. You can do this online after the previous owner or operator has submitted a notice of disposal.

Transfer online

You'll need:

  • the previous owner to have submitted a notice of disposal
  • the vehicle's NSW registration plate number
  • a MyServiceNSW Account connected to Roads and Maritime Services
  • your pensioner details (if applicable)
  • the vehicle purchase date
  • the purchase price or market price of the vehicle (whichever is higher)
  • payment for the transfer fee and any additional fees and taxes (if applicable).
Transfer online
  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Select the 'Transfer online' button.
  3. Log into your MyServiceNSW Account, or register one now.
  4. Enter the NSW plate number of the vehicle, or choose the NSW plate number from the list displayed.
  5. Enter the sale details.
  6. If you're a pensioner, enter your pensioner details.
  7. Check and confirm your registration transfer.
  8. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  9. Make your payment.
  10. Print the receipt or send it to your email address.

If you're not eligible to transfer the registration online:

Transfer online

You must:

  • hold a NSW driver licence
  • be transferring a vehicle registered in NSW.

Sometimes it's not possible to transfer registration online. You'll need to visit a service centre if:

  • you've bought the vehicle on behalf of an organisation
  • the previous owner has not submitted a notice of disposal, or
  • you're entitled to a stamp duty exemption – visit Registration costs and concessions at the Roads and Maritime website to learn more.
Transfer online
  • You must transfer the registration into your name within 14 days from the date the vehicle comes into your possession, control, ownership or management, otherwise a late transfer fee may apply
  • To transfer online, the previous owner must have submitted a notice of disposal.
Transfer online

Payment methods

For online or phone transactions, you can pay with:

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

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

  • 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/transfer-vehicle-registration