Registration of Service Station Operators - New South Wales


You will need 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 either a:

  • oil refinery
  • shipping facility
  • 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
  • has a total volume of petrol and diesel combined sold greater than 1,800,000 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 comply with any condition of registration required by the Agency.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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You do not need to pay any fees


Other resources

Act(s) name

Biofuels Act 2007 New South Wales

Lodgement process


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

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.