KMARC is a signatory to the NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Conditional
Registration Schemes. The schemes our club is ‘enrolled’ in are the Historic
Vehicle Scheme (HVS) and Classic Vehicle Scheme (CVS).
The HVS is for
unmodified, stock standard, ‘as from the factory’ vehicles.
Safety items such as indicators and seat belts are able
to be added to HVS without certification, as well as factory options and period
The CVS is for
vehicles that have an outward appearance of a stock standard vehicle but which
may have some level of modification, for example, a non-original engine, non-original seats and seatbelts, or uprated brakes.
Conditionally registered vehicles can be either ‘limited use’ or ‘log
Limited use means only
for Club-sanctioned events (and maintenance trips close to the vehicle’s
registered address, and trip to place of annual inspection), but the vehicle can
be used for one-off trips provided the Club’s Registration Officer is notified
and the details recorded in the Day Book.
use indicates that an RMS-supplied Logbook is applied for at the time of
registration, allowing an additional 60 days annual usage of the vehicle for
any purpose, (over and above Club sanctioned trips), provided the journey is
recorded in the logbook. Note that multiple drivers and/or multiple trips on the same day only require a single entry to the logbook each day.
The Registered Owner of the vehicle must be a current financial
member of the Club, and the vehicle’s registration current, before the vehicle
can be driven on public roads. BOTH ‘conditions’ must be met, or the
vehicle is technically being driven ‘unregistered and uninsured’ which can
attract major Police fines.
The annual RMS ‘Conditional Registration’ fee is around $46 (vehicle
dependent, based on mass), plus an initial, one-off charge of $44 for the number
plate. This plate always belongs to RMS, not to the vehicle owner, nor
to the Club, and is NOT transferable. So if you sell the vehicle the plate must
be returned to RMS and the vehicle sold unregistered (unless you get an AUVIS
report – or ‘blue slip’ – and re-register the vehicle yourself on ‘full rego’ before
Note that the ‘Registration Fee’ paid to RMS *includes* Third Party
Bodily Injury insurance (usually called CTP or ‘Green Slip’ insurance), so you
do not need to get this separately, as you would for a normal car registration.
Please note that KMARC requires Club member’s vehicles participating in
the schemes through the Club to also maintain current Third Party Property
insurance (usually known as ‘Third Party’ or ‘bomb’ insurance). Vehicles
covered by Fully Comprehensive Insurance are covered for this automatically.
The vehicle needs to be inspected annually for road safety purposes.
For HVS registered
vehicles this can be done either by the club Vehicle Inspectors or
an E-safety Check Report (Pink Slip) obtained from an RMS Authorised Inspection Station.
For CVS registered
vehicles, an E-safety Check Report (Pink Slip) must be obtained from an RMS Authorised
Historic and Classic registrations are much cheaper than ‘full
rego’, recognising that most car enthusiasts only use their historic vehicles
for a limited mileage per annum.
If you have any additional
questions they may be answered in the ‘Historic Vehicle Registration F.A.Q’s’
document in the ‘DOCUMENTS’ section of the club’s website, or by the club’s Registration