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NSW Do I need to Transfer Rego if it's already run out before purchase?

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by chokpa, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Hi All,



    Purchased a bike from a guy earlier this month. The rego had already run out at the start of June. Do I still need to do transfer rego or do anything like that?

    I did my ankle in so I haven't got another pink slip for it yet so I havent gone back to rego.

    I fear if I had to then i may already be too late and i'll be fined :(
     
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  2. An application must be taken (not mailed) to a motor registry within 14 days of purchasing a vehicle or a late application fee of at least $99 will be charged.
     
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  3. Even if it already ran out of rego? My idea was that there'd be nothing to transfer?
     
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  4. You'll be up for a new plate fee and a blue slip at least when you go to re-register it.

    Call RTA, have found them very helpful, and let us know they say
     
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  5. blue slip = pink slip right?

    Do i still get done for a plate fee if it still has its plates on it?

    Yeah ill give them a ring tomorrow

    edit: Oh wait I think blue slip is what you have to get if its been out of rego for more than 3 months
     
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  6. Blue slip is what you need to register an unregistered vehicle.
    Pink slip is what you need to renew the registration of a registered vehicle.

    In most peoples experience, the blue slip is a little more thorough mechanical check, but if the bike is in good nick then you should be pretty right.
    I do believe that if you are allowed to ride the bike to a mechanics to have it inspected whilst unregistered, provided you write yourself a note to state that is where you are taking it and for what purpose - in case you get pulled over. Dont quote me on it, someone needs to back me up on that :p.
     
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  7. The original owner tried that but you need a pink slip or something like similiar.

    I think pink slip is okay if its hasnt been unreg'd for 3 months or more.

    didn't get a chance to call.

    I hope my car mechanic does a dodgy one and just gives it to me. The tyres have a spot where its nearly bald but without a pink slip and rego i cant move it to a place that can fix it.

    Might end up taking the back wheel off, but that'll take another week of not regoing it = not riding it

    Life is pain
     
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  8. This is correct
     
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  9. and the reason why you SHOULDNT get a pink slip
     
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  10. You could have called RTA instead of telling us all you're after a dodgy inspection station to pass ...

    If you're after cheap transport, get a bus ticket ](*,)
     
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  11. never said i was trying to find someplace dodgy. I'm hoping the mech can accept that its just to move the bike to a place that can slap on a new tyre.

    Might end up waiting another week and taking the wheel off and packing it in the car.

    The annoyances of buying an unrego'd vehicle
     
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  12. oh but you did sir
     
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  13. Wasn't asking anyone for a dodgy mechanic, i.e. not trying to find one. Only going to try because it was close.

    I know that it's just so I can take it somewhere to get a new tyre on. Fuss over it like old women if you must
     
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  14. if the registration renewal was less than 3 months ago, you need to do a transfer of registration and another pink slip. If it is more than three months old you need to do a transfer of registration plus a blue slip plus all registration fees. This method can get quite costly. Do it before registration lapses completely (three months) to save yourself a lot of bother and hassle.
     
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