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 find out more about the importation process, read VSI 04 Registering imported vehicles (PDF, 264.29 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.