How to Apply for CVS or HVS
Applying for historic or conditional vehicle registration
To conditionally register a vehicle you must attend a service centre in person and provide:
- completed Application for Conditional Registration
- Proof of your identity
- Proof of registration entitlement – such as an original receipt for the vehicle showing buyer’s name, seller’s name, address, signature, the vehicle identification number (VIN) or chassis/frame or serial number and the date of acquisition)
- your payment
- a document proving the vehicle is suitable for safe use:
- For most vehicles – a Vehicle Suitable for Safe Use Declaration is acceptable
- For street rods – a Street Rod Declaration and a safety check inspection report issued by the NSW Street Rod Committee or its inspection agents
- For rally vehicles – a Rally Vehicle Declaration
- For historic vehicles – a Historic Vehicle Declaration. If the club is less than 2 years old you should also provide a safety check inspection, not more than 6 months old.
- For classic vehicles – a Classic Vehicle Declaration and an Authorised Unregistered Vehicle Inspection, not more than 42 days old and:
All declarations must not be more than 42 days old.
You should read Classic Vehicle Registration Process
You should also read the historic vehicle sheet to find out the minimum mandatory conditions associated with your vehicle.
Find out how to renew or cancel registration on historic vehicles.
You can't transfer historic vehicle registration. You need to cancel your registration before a new operator can register the vehicle in their name.