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What is a Green Slip?

Greenslip is the term commonly used in NSW for Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance. A greenslip is an insurance policy that covers the vehicle owner for people killed or injured in a motor vehicle accident involving their vehicle.

A greenslip is a legal requirement for all motor vehicles registered in NSW, except trailers, which are covered by the towing vehicle. A greenslip does not cover damage to cars or property.

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Why Do I Need a Green Slip?

CTP greenslips are mandatory in NSW because even very good and experienced drivers are sometimes involved in road accidents.

CTP insurance provides protection from the burden of paying for somebody else’s injuries, especially if they are serious and lifelong. Many people do not have the financial resources to pay the considerable legal and health-related costs of treating somebody’s serious injuries from a vehicle accident.

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Why Compare Prices?

It is worth comparing greenslip prices before renewing registration. Prices vary and the cheapest insurer last year may not be the cheapest insurer this year. Insurers charge different prices depending on customer risk levels.

Insurers use their own weightings to different risk factors to determine the premiums they will charge. Two insurers include At-Fault Driver Cover with their greenslips as an added benefit.

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Latest News & Articles

New Personal Injury Commission simplifies disputes

The NSW government has decided to create a new Personal Injury Commission. It will resolve disputes for injured road users and workers wanting compensation. Currently, State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) deals with motor accident injuries and Workers Compensation Commission (WCC) handles worker injuries.

Stimulus package for the taxi industry

The taxi industry has suffered two big setbacks in recent times – Uber and Covid19. Recently, taxi drivers lost most of their work taking people to and from the airport. Cancellation of events and working from home made it even worse. In response, the NSW government has just announced a $12.6 million stimulus package.

CTP policy options for point to point vehicles

If you provide a passenger service in a taxi, hire car or rideshare, here is an opportunity to have your say about CTP insurance. Current transitional arrangements for CTP in NSW expire 1 December 2020. State Insurance Regulatory Authority has just released a CTP policy options paper for all point to point vehicles. It provides […]

Roads and Maritime Services has been abolished

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) was abolished from 20 November 2019. Its functions will be transferred to Transport for NSW.

New customer service principles to measure insurer performance

State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) today released Customer Service Conduct principles for insurers in the NSW CTP scheme. The purpose of these principles is to ensure people making claims have a positive experience that helps them recover, whoever the insurer.

Are car safety features effective?

Electronics could make up 45-50% of the cost of a new car by 2030. Many new cars use advanced driver assistance systems, such as automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control. But do these extra really improve safety? Some features have proved to reduce insurance claims for BMWs in the US while others had no […]

Keep an eye out for wildlife

Winter is the peak period for road collisions with animals. It can be distressing to crash into an animal on the road or even just to see roadkill. As we start driving around NSW again, it is worth keeping an eye out for vulnerable wildlife.

An update on hydrogen vehicles

Some experts think electric vehicles (EVs) are just one step on the way to hydrogen vehicles. While EVs take a long time to refuel and battery production is energy intensive, hydrogen can be produced from renewable sources and vehicles refuelled rapidly. If the intention is to move away from petrol and diesel, then different types […]

Around the world look at registration and licensing

In early April, we had an around the world look at compulsory third party insurance. Now we compare registration and licensing systems in Europe, New Zealand and Australia. We found some surprising differences and some we could adopt here.

New Personal Injury Commission simplifies disputes

The NSW government has decided to create a new Personal Injury Commission. It will resolve disputes for injured road users and workers wanting compensation. Currently, State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) deals with motor accident injuries and Workers Compensation Commission (WCC) handles worker injuries.

Stimulus package for the taxi industry

The taxi industry has suffered two big setbacks in recent times – Uber and Covid19. Recently, taxi drivers lost most of their work taking people to and from the airport. Cancellation of events and working from home made it even worse. In response, the NSW government has just announced a $12.6 million stimulus package.

CTP policy options for point to point vehicles

If you provide a passenger service in a taxi, hire car or rideshare, here is an opportunity to have your say about CTP insurance. Current transitional arrangements for CTP in NSW expire 1 December 2020. State Insurance Regulatory Authority has just released a CTP policy options paper for all point to point vehicles. It provides […]

Roads and Maritime Services has been abolished

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) was abolished from 20 November 2019. Its functions will be transferred to Transport for NSW.

New customer service principles to measure insurer performance

State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) today released Customer Service Conduct principles for insurers in the NSW CTP scheme. The purpose of these principles is to ensure people making claims have a positive experience that helps them recover, whoever the insurer.

Are car safety features effective?

Electronics could make up 45-50% of the cost of a new car by 2030. Many new cars use advanced driver assistance systems, such as automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control. But do these extra really improve safety? Some features have proved to reduce insurance claims for BMWs in the US while others had no […]

Keep an eye out for wildlife

Winter is the peak period for road collisions with animals. It can be distressing to crash into an animal on the road or even just to see roadkill. As we start driving around NSW again, it is worth keeping an eye out for vulnerable wildlife.

An update on hydrogen vehicles

Some experts think electric vehicles (EVs) are just one step on the way to hydrogen vehicles. While EVs take a long time to refuel and battery production is energy intensive, hydrogen can be produced from renewable sources and vehicles refuelled rapidly. If the intention is to move away from petrol and diesel, then different types […]

Around the world look at registration and licensing

In early April, we had an around the world look at compulsory third party insurance. Now we compare registration and licensing systems in Europe, New Zealand and Australia. We found some surprising differences and some we could adopt here.

Green Slip NSW

This site is all about CTP Green Slip insurance in NSW.

We are a resource for people seeking information or about to purchase a green slip. We allow you to compare greenslip prices, products, services and insurers. We explain how the greenslip scheme works.

Our greenslips.com.au Calculator provides price estimates for all the greenslip insurers, based on your vehicle and details. As well as price estimates and insurer contact details, our calculator provides information on other factors you should consider, including At-Fault Driver Cover (an additional benefit offered by some insurers) and discounts which may be available on other products. 

Your Green Slip

Greenslips is a generic term for compulsory third party insurance. Greenslips are also referred to as CTP Greenslips, green slips, green slip, greenslip insurance, CTP and CTP Insurance. A greenslip or compulsory third party insurance (CTP) is a legal requirement for vehicles registered in NSW. To register your vehicle you must have a green slip. Your greenslip covers injury to people when your vehicle is involved in an accident.

Your greenslip does not cover damage to property, other vehicles or to your vehicle, nor does the greenslip cover theft. Insurance for those occurrences is obtained through different policies, which you should consider taking out.

An explanation of how the scheme works and what your greenslip covers is set out on this site.

Green Slip Price Comparison

Five insurers provide compulsory third party insurance (CTP) in NSW.

Compulsory third party (CTP) Greenslips can be difficult and time consuming to acquire. There is often a considerable price variation between insurers for a CTP Green Slip in NSW, so it is worth the effort to make a greenslip Cost Comparison. It is also worth comparing additional features, accessibility and service of the green slip insurers. This site allows you to do that.

This site is the online directory for CTP greenslips. It is your one stop shop for all CTP greenslip queries. Compare green slip insurers, products and servicesFind out how to get the cheapest green slip in NSW. Bookmark the site for future reference.

We hope you find all you need at this site! If not, contact us, we would love your feedback and comments. If you have a question, contact us and we will get you an answer.