Register an expired second-hand SA vehicle
When you acquire an unregistered SA vehicle (including trailers, caravans and motorcycles), you must apply for registration before you can use it on the road.
If there's no change in ownership go to renew registration instead.
Register a vehicle online using a mySAGOV account.
- the registration number
- the engine number
- the vehicle identification number (VIN) or chassis number.
If the engine number or VIN are unknown or don't match the registration database then an identity inspection will be required.
You will need to pay:
If the vehicle or trailer has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) or aggregate trailer mass (ATM) over 4.5 tonnes, and is three years or older from date of manufacture then a change of ownership inspection will be required.
Contact Service SA
Only send general enquiries online. Service SA will respond within three working days.
If the matter is urgent or is specifically about your current licence or registration, phone or visit a customer service centre instead.
Call Service SA between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays:
Service SA Customer Service Centre locations and opening hours.