Safety check required when renewing your registration

Generally, light vehicles more than five years old require a safety checks (previously called a pink slip) before you can renew the registration. Light vehicles include:

  • Passenger cars
  • Goods carrying vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Mass of 4.5 tones or less (without power-operated brakes)
  • All motorcycles
  • Trailers and caravans with an aggregate trailermass of 4.5 tones or less (including those fitted with breakaway brakes, but not including those fitted with air or vacuum (breakaway) braking systems).

Safety checks and vehicle inspections

Your registration renewal notice, except in the case of some point to point transport vehicles, will state whether or not you need an inspection.

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Vehicles used to provide point to point transport services must have a safety checks at least once a year.

Safety checks can only be performed at an Authorized Inspection Scheme station. The results will be sent to Roads and Maritime electronically.

Once your vehicle has passed the safety checks inspection, you can renew the registration with Epping Auto Service.

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