Why and how to re-register a vehicle?

  • This applies to vehicles which have been off the road and remained unlicensed for more than one year.
  • Call at the NTA with your National Identity card and the registration book of your vehicle.
  • Fill in an application form for re-registration.
  • You will be issued with a form to take your vehicle to the Vehicle Examination Centre.
  • You will have to obtain an appointment at the Vehicle Examination Centre.
  • You will have to take out a removal permit to be able to move your vehicle.
  • The vehicle examiner will provide you with a Particulars of Motor Vehicle Form.
  • Call at the NTA with the Particulars of Motor Vehicle Form and the registration book.
  • The vehicle will be re-registered after you have paid the appropriate fees as follows:
  • Auto cycle : Rs 200.
  • Motor cycle : Rs 300.
  • Others : Rs 400.

What is a removal permit and how to obtain one?

  • If your vehicle does not have a valid motor vehicle licence (déclaration), you cannot use it on the road.
  • If you need to move your unlicensed vehicle for any specific purpose, e.g. repairs, vehicle examination, etc., you can take out a removal permit for the day you will be using the vehicle on the road.
  • The permit may be obtained from the NTA Head Office in Cassis or from the NTA Vehicle Examination Centres at PlaineLauzun and Forest Side.
  • Call at any of the above offices with your registration book or any other document containing information about the vehicle.
  • You must bring along an insurance cover for the day(s) on which the vehicle will be moved.
  • Fill in an application form specifying the date(s) and the itinerary to be followed.
  • A permit can be issued for a maximum of three days. The fee for the permit is Rs 300 per day.

How to obtain a duplicate in case of loss of registration book?

  • Call at the Police Station of your locality to obtain a memo from the police certifying that you have reported the loss of your registration book.
  • Call at the NTA with your National Identity Card and the memo from the police. In case of a company, a letter from the company should also be produced authorising you to apply for and collect the duplicate registration book.
  • Fill in an application form and pay the fee of Rs 1,000.
  • If you cannot call at the NTA yourself, you can request someone else to collect the duplicate for you. When filling in the form, you will have to specify the name of the person and his National Identity Card number. You will also have to send your National Identity Card with the person collecting the duplicate on your behalf.

How to obtain a duplicate in case of loss of registration book?

  • Call at the Police Station of your locality to obtain a memo from the police certifying that you have reported the loss of your registration book.
  • Call at the NTA with your National Identity Card and the memo from the police. In case of a company, a letter from the company should also be produced authorising you to apply for and collect the duplicate registration book.
  • Fill in an application form and pay the fee of Rs 1,000.
  • If you cannot call at the NTA yourself, you can request someone else to collect the duplicate for you. When filling in the form, you will have to specify the name of the person and his National Identity Card number. You will also have to send your National Identity Card with the person collecting the duplicate on your behalf.
  • How to proceed for any amendment in the registration book?

(i)In case of change of address

  • Call at the NTA with the original registration book of your vehicle and a proof of your new address (Utility – CEB, CWA or telephone – bill).
  • Your registration book will be amended to reflect your change of address.
    (ii) In case of change of engine/colour of vehicle
  • Call at the NTA with the original registration book of your vehicle and an amendment form issued by the vehicle examiner. The necessary amendments will be made to teh records of your vehicle.

How to inscribe a lien on a vehicle?

  • Call at the NTA with the registration book of the vehicle.
  • Bring the loan agreement duly registered at the Registrar-General’s Department along with an official letter from the financial institution concerned with the loan.

The lien will be inscribed after payment of a fee of Rs. 400.

How to remove a lien from a vehicle?

  • Call at the NTA with the registration book of the vehicle.
  • Bring along the original letter from the institution from which the loan was contracted with its official seal thereon certifying that the loan has been paid for and the lien may be removed.
  • The lien will be removed after payment of a fee of Rs. 400.