Motor Vehicle Trade Show - Interstate Dealer Exemption - New South Wales


Motor vehicle dealers who do not hold a licence in NSW may be able to participate in a NSW trade show, provided the show is a declared trade show by the Minister, following application by the organiser of the trade show for an interstate or territory dealer exemption.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Only trade show organisers can apply for an interstate dealers' exemption.

Restrictions apply to interstate motor vehicle dealers that will attend declared trade shows. Please see this page on the agency website for more information.


An interstate dealer exemption is temporary and only valid for the duration of the declared trade show.


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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.


Act(s) name

Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Motor Dealers and Repairers Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Approval time

Applications must be submitted at least 8 weeks before the proposed start date of the trade show.

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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