Registration of Service Station Operators - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this registration if you sell petrol and diesel fuel. Fuel sellers must register as a primary wholesaler, a volume fuel retailer or a service station operator.

A primary wholesaler is a person who operates or supplies petrol or diesel fuel from:

  • an oil refinery;
  • a shipping facility; or
  • a facility to which petrol or diesel fuel is supplied by an oil refinery or shipping facility.

A volume fuel retailer is a person who operates a volume fuel service station or operates 20 or more service stations, none of which are volume fuel service stations.

A volume fuel service station is a service station which:

  • sells three or more types of petrol or diesel; and
  • has a total volume of petrol and diesel combined sold greater than 900,000 litres per quarter, in two consecutive quarters.

A service station operator is a person who operates less than 20 service stations, none of which are volume fuel service stations.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Comply with any condition of registration required by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

Any changes to details submitted in your registration must be updated within 14 days.



No fees are required.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
NSW Fair Trading

Act(s) name

Biofuels Act 2007 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Biofuels Regulation (No 2) 2016 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Biofuels Secretariat, Compliance and Enforcement Division
Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
NSW Fair Trading

Mailing address:
PO BOX 972
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124


13 32 20

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