REQUIREMENTS TO TRANSFER A MOTOR VEHICLE
(ON DEATH OF A REGISTERED OWNER)
The following documents are required:
The applicant must be at least seventeen (17) years of age, in order to successfully register or transfer a vehicle.
In case of the death of the registered owner of a motor vehicle, the legal heir or any other person into whose possession the vehicle shall lawfully come, for the purpose of transfer must apply in person to the Transport Commissioner who will advise on the appropriate steps to be taken in each case.
The required documents are as follows:
a). Death Certificate
b). Two forms of Identification: ID/Driver's Permit/Passport
c). Original and copies of the Letter of Administration or Probate of Will
d). Certified Copy of Ownership (Not older than three (3) years)
e). Insurance in the new owner's /applicant’s name
f). Receipt for sale based on double transfer
Transfer of a vehicle upon the death of the registered owner of the vehicle under Doctrine of Survivorship
- Death Certificate
- Certified copy of ownership (Not older than 3 years )
- Two (2) Forms of Identification
- Insurance in the new owner's name
- Statutory Declaration
*The vehicle to be transferred must be brought to the Licensing compound.
Transfer Fee Ten dollars and
Under 2 years - $6,000.00
2 - 5 years - $4,500.00
5 - 7 years - $3,000.00
7 - 10 years - $1,350.00
Over ten years - $150.00
The V.A.T is payable by V.A.T registered companies.
For used motor cycles not exceeding 250 cc the transfer fee is: $150.00
For used motor cycles exceeding 250 cc the transfer fee id: $300.00