Transfer to or from a trust or nominee

Learn how to transfer a vehicle to or from a trust.

When a trust purchases a vehicle, a trustee must be nominated as a registered operator.  A trustee must be a person or an incorporated body. 

Transfer requirements

You’ll need:

You can transfer registration from a nominated trustee to 

  • another or new trustee (individual or incorporated body) or
  • A beneficiary of the trust.
  • Or a person or incorporated body outside the trust (link to standard private transfer)

How to transfer to another or new trustee

A ‘trustee’ is someone who’s been given the power to act on behalf of another person under a legal arrangement.

Transfer requirements

You’ll need:

* Statutory declarations won’t be accepted.

Will the new trustee have to pay a fee or provide a Roadworthy Certificate?

No, they  won’t need to get a Roadworthy Certificate or pay any fees. 

How to transfer to a beneficiary of a trust

To transfer the registration of a vehicle to a beneficiary of a trust, you’ll need:

Will the beneficiary have to pay a fee or provide a Roadworthy Certificate?

No, they won’t need to get a Roadworthy Certificate or pay any fees. . 

Submit documentation to VicRoads

You can submit documents by:

 
Go to Transfer to an underage person to learn more.

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