Transfer a vehicle registration

You can transfer your existing registration from one vehicle to another vehicle at any time.


You have 2 options when you get another vehicle:

  • transfer the licence plate and registration from another vehicle, if the existing registration is in your name, or
  • request a new licence plate and registration

Existing licence plates

You can use your existing licence plate and vehicle registration on another vehicle for up to 14 days. You must also carry your proof of ownership document and insurance until you transfer the registration and licence plate.

The 14-day period allowed for the transfer of licence plate/registration doesn’t apply to commercial vehicles and insurance documents.

Check with your insurance company or broker for insurance requirements and coverage information.

How to transfer a registration

To get a transfer, go to a registry agent and bring: