Unregistered Vehicle Permit (UVP) - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to drive or ride an unregistered vehicle on the road network for a specific journey. Please be aware that this permit is only issued for restricted journeys or short-term use up to 28 days including either:

  • a single journey
  • a single return journey
  • a number of defined trips to be completed within 28 days
  • for a specific purpose (for example, for crop harvesting).

This permit will only provide you with limited access to roads. Some vehicles are exempt from registration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 permit you will need to:

  • provide proof of identity - if you are registering the vehicle in the name of an organisation or on behalf of someone else, you will need to complete the Representatives Authority section on the application form
  • provide a safety check report of a Customer Declaration of Roadworthiness for specific vehicles
  • complete and submit an application form
  • pay the application fee.

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


Valid for up to 28 days from issue date


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Road Transport Act 2013 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Transport for NSW

Roads and Maritime Services

Road Services

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:


Road Services

Roads and Maritime Services

Transport for NSW

New South Wales
Mailing address: Locked Bag 928
North Sydney
New South Wales 2059
Mailing address: 20 - 44 Ennis Road
Milsons Point, New South Wales 2061
Phone: 13 22 13
Website: Road Services (Opens in new window)