The blue slip inspection, or the Authorised Unregistered Vehicle Inspection report, is a thorough inspection for any unregistered vehicle that needs to be registered in NSW. It is a safety inspection to make sure that the vehicle passes design and identity standards and is safe to be on the roads.
Give us a call today and organise your blue slip inspection. We also offer mobile mechanic services too and we’re happy to drive to your location.
The report is required by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) in NSW for any unregistered vehicle and needs to be registered and driven in the state of NSW.
There are several situations when a blue slip report is requested:
The examiner will be thoroughly checking the mechanical safety of your vehicle. They will be checking features such as:
Once you book your appointment for a blue slip inspection, make sure you do the following:
Since the blue inspection report is for unregistered cars, it is particularly important to check for identification documentation to make sure the vehicle belongs to you and there are no stolen parts.
Make sure you carry the following with you when you attend a blue slip inspection appointment:
If for any reason your vehicle fails the blue slip inspection, you have 14 days to fix any mechanical errors and you need to come back again within 14 days to redo the blue slip inspection.
It is always recommended to go back to the same examiner that performed the previous blue slip inspection as they know what to look for.
Our mechanics have the knowledge and experience to fix almost any mechanical issue. So, don’t hesitate to discuss with your inspector how we can help you with any issues your vehicle might have.
The blue slip report is valid for 42 days and if you fail to register your vehicle within that time frame, you will have to redo the blue slip inspection.
There are many differences but the main one is that a blue slip is for unregistered vehicles whereas a pink slip is for registration renewal.
A blue slip is a full and thorough inspection while a pink slip is mainly performed to notify the RMS that your vehicle is safe enough to be driven on NSW’s roads.
Call us today and book your appointment for a blue slip inspection or if you have any questions or require any mechanical help!