Transfer a vehicle to another person

Learn how to transfer a vehicle to another person or company.

When do I need a transfer?

If a vehicle has been sold, given as a gift or otherwise disposed of, and will be garaged in Victoria, the buyer must tell VicRoads of its transfer within 14 days of taking possession of the vehicle.

How do I transfer a vehicle?

What you need to do depends on whether you’re the buyer or seller and if the vehicle is registered or unregistered. 

If you’re selling

If you’re buying

What fees apply?

When a vehicle is transferred, the buyer needs to pay the transfer & motor vehicle duty fees. The fee depends on the type of transfer you’re doing. Check what fees apply using our online calculator located on this page.

I have an interstate vehicle

Go to register an interstate vehicle to find out more.

What about boat transfers?

Go to boat registration and transfer fees for more on boats or other vessels.


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