A Pink Slip is a safety inspection report issued by an authorised inspection station (e.g. garage) to prove that a vehicle has passed the required roadworthy standards for registration. Vehicles more than five (5) years old require a safety inspection as a condition of registration renewal.

A Blue Slip is a safety inspection report issued by Service NSW to prove that a vehicle has passed the required roadworthy, design and identity standards for registration. You will need a Blue Slip in the following circumstances:

  • Interstate transfers,
  • Vehicles that have run out of registration,
  • And vehicles that have been imported.

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