Motor Vehicle Recyclers Licence - New South Wales


You may need need this licence if you intend to:

  • buy or obtain motor vehicles or parts or accessories of motor vehicles and demolishing or dismantling the motor vehicles or parts or accessories
  • buy and sell major body and mechanical components of motor vehicles, major car accessories and parts or accessories of motor vehicles.

A motor vehicle is a vehicle that is built to be propelled by a motor, and includes:

  • a trailer that is over 250kg and is towed by a motor vehicle
  • any description of a vehicle on wheels, other than a vehicle used on a railway or tramway or an aircraft
  • any description of tracked vehicle, or any description of vehicle that moves on revolving runners inside endless tracks, that is not used exclusively on a railway or tramway.

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 licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be considered fit and proper for the purposes of the licence (police records need to be checked by NSW Fair Trading and considered)
  • not be disqualified from holding a licence as a result of a disciplinary outcome
  • not be a controlled member of a declared organisation
  • not been found guilty, within the preceding 10 years, of a motor vehicle stealing offence
  • not be bankrupt
  • have sufficient financial resources to enable the person to carry on business pursuant to the authority that would be conferred by the licence if it were granted.


Up to three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.


Act(s) name

Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Motor Dealers and Repairers Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Officer, Business Licensing

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Customer Service

New South Wales
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5138
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 13 32 20
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)