Check vehicle registration


Registration check

The Registration check is a free service that can be used to confirm a vehicle's details* and registration status.

This check is for cars, motorcycles, trucks, trailers and caravans recorded on the Victorian Vehicles Register. It's not a national check. You'll be provided with the following vehicle information:

  • VIN/chassis number, engine number, make, colour, body type, year of manufacture
  • registration status (current, expired, suspended or cancelled)

Visit the Registration check service website.

*Note. This service is not available for Vessel (Boat or Personal Watercraft) registration. 

Personal Property Securities Register service

The Personal Properties Security Register (PPSR) service is a national register for recording security interests in personal property, including vehicles.

You can use this service to check:

  • if there are any security interests on the vehicle (for example an outstanding debt)
  • vehicle details (such as make and model)
  • registration status
  • stolen status, and
  • written-off status

Fees apply. Visit the PPSR website for details.

You can find more information about the PPSR by visiting the Personal Property Securities Register (External link) or by:

  • calling 1300 007 777 (1300 00PPSR)
  • emailing [email protected]
  • fax (08) 7087 4405
  • writing to: National Service Centre, GPO Box 1944, Adelaide, SA 5001

Check your registration online with Service Victoria - it only takes a minute.

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Check is my airbag safe (External link) if a vehicle's been recalled due to a faulty airbag.

If your vehicle is listed or if you have questions as to why it's not, call an authorised vehicle dealership or the vehicle manufacturer as soon as possible.

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