How to apply to be a mobile safety check provider
Ready to become a mobile pink slip provider? As an authorised safety check proprietor, you can apply online. Here's how.
Before you get started, ensure you meet the eligibility criteria to become a mobile safety provider.
- be an authorised proprietor at a fixed premises Authorised Inspection Station (AIS), and
- employ or engage authorised examiners with a current Motor Vehicle Tradesperson Certificate (MVTC).
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As part of the application process, each authorised examiner you nominate will need to provide a current national criminal history check. If you're the proprietor and examiner for your business you will also need to provide a current national criminal history check.
The check must have been issued within 3 months of submitting your mobile safety check application.
To get a National Criminal History Record check, visit the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission website.
Your criminal check must include all of your current names and also any and all previous names that you have been known by.
If your national criminal history check has a verification code you do not need to get it certified.
If your national criminal history check does not have a verification code you will need to get it certified by any of the following:
- accountant (member of a recognised professional accounting body or a Registered Tax Agent)
- person listed on the roll of the Supreme Court of a state or territory or the High Court of Australia as a legal practitioner
- barrister, solicitor or patent attorney
- police officer
- postal manager
- principal of an Australian secondary college, high school or primary school
- medical practitioner
- Justice of the Peace (with a registration number in the state in which they are registered)
- minister of religion (registered under Subdivision A of Division 1 of Part IV of the Marriage Act 1961).
Each certified copy must include:
- the statement "I certify that this is a true copy of the original document"
- the certifier's full name, signature, date, registration number (if any) and qualification or occupation that makes them eligible to certify documents.
You will need to complete the following documents to submit with your application:
- signed proprietor declaration form
- signed examiner declaration form for each nominated examiner
- copy of your MVRL licence listing both fixed and mobile workshop/s
- copy of the MVTC certificate for each nominated examiner
- criminal history check for each nominated examiner.
Once you have your documents, scan them and convert them into PDF format, ready to submit online.
Need a replacement copy of your MVRL or MVTC?
Service NSW can issue you with a replacement copy.
Once you're ready to submit, complete the online application form and attach your supporting documents.
Transport for NSW will review your application and notify you if your application is approved.
If your application is successful the proprietor and all examiners included in your application will be invited to complete a mandatory training course for mobile safety check services. Proprietors and examiners both have responsibilities when providing Mobile Safety Check services.
To receive your training invitation please ensure that you use an individual email address for each examiner and proprietor included on the application form. Please do not use your business generic contact email or shared email account.
For more information, email email@example.com.