Primary producers who register or renew a heavy vehicle up to 31 October 2021 will receive reduced registration costs across the state.
The reduced costs will continue to be automatically applied when you make your registration payment.
You will still have to pay for Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance, stamp duty, number plate fees and relevant safety checks when you register your heavy vehicle.
Transport for NSW will be contacting affected customers prior to 31 October 2021 to provide more detail regarding the recommencement of registration costs.
Frequently asked questions
All primary producers who register or renew a heavy vehicle up to 31 October 2021 will receive reduced registration costs.
The reduced costs will be automatically applied, when you register your heavy vehicle.
For further information about savings on heavy vehicle registration costs call
13 22 13 during business hours. Please have your driver licence and registration details for the vehicle(s) relating to your enquiry with you.
All registration costs will be waived except the following, which you will still need to pay:
- Compulsory Third Party Insurance
- Heavy vehicle inspection fees (if applicable)
- Stamp duty (if applicable)
- Number plate fee (if applicable)
Yes. All heavy vehicles will still need to be registered and you will still need to purchase a Compulsory Third Party insurance policy and complete all necessary vehicle inspection checks. Fees for heavy vehicle inspections, stamp duty and number plate fees will still apply.
You are eligible if:
- you have completed a declaration of eligibility for a registration concession (PDF, 357Kb) and ticked primary producer (for customers who are establishing registration). You must also provide one of the documents listed below to prove your eligibility for the concession:
- A declaration signed by a registered tax agent or accountant, stating the applicant is a primary producer as defined by the Motor Vehicles Taxation Act 1988 which is not more than 12 months old. The declaration must also include:
- the full name and address of the Registered Operator claiming the concession, and
- the full name, business name or company name, the address and Tax Practitioners Board registration number of the tax agent or accountant making the declaration, or
- A Tax Averaging Certificate from the Australian Taxation Office (not more than two years old), or
- A Tax Assessment Notice from the Australian Taxation Office (not more than two years old)
- you are the registered operator of a heavy vehicle (>4.5 tonnes) with usage code PPG or PPGN and
- the vehicle is due for registration before 31 October 2021.
A primary producer's (PPG or PPGN) vehicle is owned by the primary producer, incorporated body or rural co-operative and principally used for:
- carting primary products that the primary producer or another primary producer has produced
- carting leaves which the primary producer or another primary producer has gathered and from which eucalyptus or other oil is to be distilled
- carting goods of any kind for use in the primary producer's business or another primary producer's business, or in the primary producer's household or another primary producer's household
- purposes connected with the clearing of land that the primary producer or another primary producer proposes to use for primary production.
Primary producer vehicles are not used:
- for let (leased)
- for hire (rented)
- to receive a fee or reward (including a fee or reward from another primary producer).
For further information about savings on heavy vehicle registration costs call 13 22 13 during business hours. Please have your driver licence and registration details for the vehicle(s) relating to your enquiry with you.