CTP - NSW Easier Green Slips

Faster, Easier Greenslips

The process of purchasing a new NSW Green Slip will soon be changing. These changes are designed to improve your buying experience and reduce the time taken to register your vehicle.

What are the benefits of the changes?

The changes have been made to benefit you in two ways:


Faster vehicle registration

Correct premium guaranteed1

What is changing?

A new, faster process for collecting your personal details and vehicle information will be introduced. To purchase a new Green Slip, you will now be required to provide two (2) pieces of information to assist us in identifying you and your vehicle. The details can easily be located on your RMS registration papers.

We will use these two (2) pieces of information to retrieve your registration details from RMS. This will save you time and ensure that the correct CTP premium is offered to you, provided the information is correct.

What information will you have to provide?

If you are purchasing a new Green Slip to renew your vehicle registration, you can simply provide us with:

Don’t have your registration papers handy or starting a new registration?

No problem. You can instead provide us with:

Note: Other combinations of identifiers can be used. See our FAQs for more details

What does this mean for you?


1 Quotes provided without retrieval of RMS registration details may be subject to change following verification of information.

Frequently Asked Questions

New information will be required to be provided to purchase a Green Slip.
These changes are being introduced by all NSW CTP insurers and are designed to improve your buying experience and reduce the time taken to register your vehicle.
p>The changes are designed to benefit you in three ways:

  1. Less information will have to be provided to purchase a new Green Slip
  2. Your CTP details will be sent to Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) immediately so that you can register your vehicle straight away. This will include first time registrations that currently require a hard copy CTP receipt to be presented
  3. Ensuring you are charged the correct premium. Your premium will be based on the registration details retrieved from RMS, plus other information required by your Green Slip insurer
You will be required to provide two pieces of information to assist us in identifying you and your vehicle. The details can easily be located on your RMS registration papers, so make sure you have them handy.
Make sure the details showing on the registration papers are correct. If they are not correct you may be charged the incorrect CTP premium. If any of your registration details require updating please contact RMS on 13 22 13 prior to purchasing your Green Slip. CTP Insurers won’t be able to update them for you.

If a Green Slip is being purchased to renew your vehicle’s registration, you will need:

  1. Your RMS Billing Number and
  2. Your Plate Number

If a Green Slip is being purchased to start a new registration, you will need:

  1. The vehicle’s VIN, Engine and/or Chassis Number and
  2. The NSW Driver or Rider Licence, NSW Photocard Number or RMS Customer Number of the registered operator

If you want to purchase a Green Slip to renew your vehicle’s registration, you will need:

  1. Your Plate Number and
  2. The NSW Driver or Rider Licence, NSW Photocard Number or RMS Customer Number of the registered operator

Note that, if the vehicle is registered in the name of a company, the only identifier that can be provided is the RMS Customer Number.

You can provide your VIN Number, Engine Number or Chassis Number.
You will still be able to obtain a Green Slip quote if you don’t have the required information, but you will not be able to purchase a policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

If the vehicle has only recently been acquired, please ensure that you have completed the change of ownership with RMS at https://www.myrta.com or a Green Slip may not be able to be purchased.

Yes, your CTP details will be sent electronically to RMS immediately for both new and existing registrations, removing the need to provide RMS with a hard copy Green Slip or receipt.
If you have just moved to NSW and your vehicle is still registered interstate, you will still be able to purchase a Green Slip to establish your registration by providing a vehicle identifier.

If you have just moved from interstate or overseas and have bought a vehicle that is registered in NSW, you should ensure that the registration has been transferred into your name. Once completed, you will be covered by the CTP included with the vehicle’s existing registration until the expiry date. If the vehicle’s registration is due for renewal, you may be unable to purchase a Green Slip until the registration has been transferred into your name.
No, there are no changes to your benefits under the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Personal Injury Insurance Scheme.
Yes, you will still receive a CTP renewal notice 4 to 6 weeks prior to your registration expiry date.
CTP insurers will only be retrieving information from RMS that is necessary to provide you with an accurate CTP quote. This information has always been required to be provided when purchasing a CTP policy.