Registering a heavy vehicle in NSW
A heavy vehicle can be registered in the name of one person, or in the name of an incorporated organisation. Vehicles cannot be registered in more than one name.
Find out what registration savings you may be entitled to as a NSW primary producer.
General tips and useful reminders when buying a heavy vehicle, including registration checks and asking for a receipt from the seller.
You must renew your registration by its due date or it will be unregistered. There are heavy penalties for driving unregistered vehicles.
Transport for NSW recently made changes to the way registration may be established for new heavy trailers in NSW.
When you acquire a vehicle, you must transfer its registration into your name. When you sell one, you must lodge a Notice of Disposal.
Provided you’re the registered operator, you can cancel a vehicle’s registration at any time.
Before the registration of a heavy vehicle in NSW, or the renewal of its registration, an inspection at an authorised station is a must.
For information regarding exemptions applicable to non-compliant heavy vehicles, contact the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).
Learn when you must inform Transport for NSW of your vehicle’s Nominated Configuration Code.
If you don’t renew your registration by its expiry date, your vehicle is unregistered.
All vehicles except trailers and caravans must have Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance (sometimes called a green slip).