Good honest service and advice is what you can expect when you get your car serviced at Balgowlah Auto in Sydney’s Northern Beaches!

Authorised Rego Inspections & Pink Slips

Balgowlah Automotive can take care of all your car registration needs in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. We are a fully Authorised Inspection Station (AIS) and can issue you with all the relevant inspection certificates, including Pink Slips and Blue Slips. We are also an authorised e-Safety check Inspection station allowing pink slips to be sent electronically to the RTA, permitting customers to leave us with a fully registered car.

Car Registration Inspection Station


Ok, now here is something that comes around exactly every 12 months, to the day ! When you have to re-register your car there are three steps:

  1. Get a Pink Slip (that’s the safety inspection)
  2. Get a Green Slip (that’s the compulsory 3rd part personal insurance)
  3. Pay the registration fee to the RMS (that’s the Roads and Maritime Service)

At Balgowlah Automotive we can handle it all for you, a “one stop shop” if you like. We can do the Pink Slip inspection for you while you wait, this is a requirement for all vehicles older than 3 years of age (allow about 20 minutes for the inspection). No need to make a booking, just call up between 7:30 am - 12:40pm and 1:45 pm – 4:30pm Monday to Friday. If you bring all your paper work, we’ll process everything for you so you can leave us with a fully registered car! The only thing we charge for is the inspection fee!

Now for Blue slips. If your car runs out of rego for more than 3 months, or if you bring a car from interstate, or for whatever reason you have an un-registered vehicle, then you need a Blue Slip inspection. This inspection covers the normal Pink slip safety inspection plus a more thorough check of the vehicle history. Then of course you’ll still need a Green Slip before a trip to the RMS office to complete the paperwork and receive your new number plates. By all means call back to see us and we’ll fit the new plates for you.

One final thing, as there are no rego labels now, the visual reminder to renew your registration is no longer staring us in the face. We now offer a service for our customers where we send you a text message reminder approximately a month before the registration is due.

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