Get vehicle import approval
Apply for vehicle import approval from the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.
Check NSW registration requirements
Before you import the vehicle, make sure it meets NSW registration requirements. Registration will be refused if you fail to meet these requirements.
To get the technical requirements for registering the imported vehicle, call our Technical enquiry unit on 1300 137 302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out more about the importation process, read VSI 04 Registration of imported vehicles in NSW (PDF, 203.2 KB) .
Get a compliance certificate
Imported vehicles require a compliance certificate from a VSCCS licensed certifier.
To find a licensed certifier:
- search our map of certifiers by location, or
- view the VSCCS Bulletin No 1 Licenced Certifiers (PDF, 531.38 KB) .
Apply for NSW registration
To apply for NSW registration, follow the same steps for used or secondhand vehicles.
Bring all documents related to the vehicle to the service centre when you register it.