Proof of registration entitlement
When you apply for registration for a vehicle not currently registered in NSW, or to transfer registration into your name, you’ll need to prove how the vehicle came into your possession or management, by providing proof of registration entitlement documents.
What is proof of registration entitlement?
To apply for a NSW registration or to transfer an existing registration into your name, you’ll need to prove how the vehicle came into your possession or management. The documents you need to do this are called proof of registration entitlement.
Acceptable proof of entitlement documents
You must provide ONE of the following documents. There must be no alterations to the document.
If you’re registering the vehicle in the name of a person who is not listed in the proof of entitlement document, you must provide a letter of authorisation from the person named in the entitlement document, which states the name and address of the person who is going to be the registered operator.
|Document||Requirements||Original or certified copy required|
|Certificate of Registration, renewal notice or other registration (NSW, interstate or overseas)||Certificate must be signed by the last registered operator.
If the vehicle is registered in two names, the primary (first listed) registered operator’s signature is required
|Motor dealer warranty form||Must be issued by the NSW Office of Fair Trading||Certified copy|
|Motor dealer sales contract||Must be fully executed and any ‘cooling off’ period lapsed.
‘Cooling off’ period must be clearly identified on the contract of sale.
|Proof of purchase:
||The document must include:
|Notice of Disposal||Signed by the last registered operator.
If the vehicle is registered in two names, the primary (first listed) registered operator’s signature is required.
|Financial agreement||Made under the
Certified in accordance with section 90G of the Act.
|Termination agreement||Made within the meaning of section 44 of the
Certified in accordance with section 47 of the Act.
|Court order – from finance company||For repossessed vehicles acquired by finance companies as a result of court action.||Original|
|Statutory Declaration||For repossessed vehicles without court action. The Statutory declaration must state detail on the circumstances of how the vehicle was acquired.||Original|
|Proof of Registration Entitlement form||For home-made or new trailers only. Completed at a registry at the time of registration.||Original|
||Must show that the vehicle was bequeathed to you.||Certified copy|
||Must show that the vehicle was bequeathed to you.||Original|