WHO ISSUES ROADWORTHY CERTIFICATES?
In Victoria a Certificate of Roadworthiness is required for the sale of a vehicle or if you are re-registering a used vehicle. This is an important step to reduce the number of poorly maintained vehicles on the road. A Roadworthy Certificate is also required to clear a Vehicle Defect Notice.
A Certificate of Roadworthiness can only be issued by a vehicle tester licensed to do so, operating from a nominated workshop or service station.
HOW TO BUY & SELL A VEHICLE IN VICTORIA ?
When you buy or acquire a vehicle that is registered, you will need to transfer the registration into your name and lodge the relevant documents with VicRoads within 14 days. Generally, you will need to supply the following information to VicRoads
When you sell a vehicle you need to complete the Seller portion of the Vehicle Registration Transfer form. You can also get this form from any VicRoads Customer Service Centre or by calling VicRoads on 13 11 71 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.00pm, Sat 8.30am – 2.00pm)
ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES
In Victoria a Certificate of Roadworthiness is generally required when a vehicle is sold or if a used vehicle is to be re-registered. This helps minimise the number of poorly maintained vehicles on the road. In some cases a Certificate of Roadworthiness is also required to clear a Vehicle Defect Notice or a Notice of Unroadworthiness.
A Certificate of Roadworthiness can only be issued by a licensed vehicle tester, operating from a nominated garage or service station.