Motor vehicles

The only requirement for the transfer of a motor vehicle to a beneficiary is the changing of the name of the owner for registration purposes. A grant of probate or letters of administration is not needed for this. An application for transfer of ownership form must be lodged with Registration & Licensing.

In order to obtain a reduction of stamp duty, the beneficiary must sign the declaration printed on the back of the form which states that the vehicle is transferred in the terms of the will of the deceased owner and a reduction of stamp duty is claimed. There is also a small transfer fee payable.

Motor vehicles  :  Last Revised: Thu Jan 5th 2017
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