Lodge a disposal notice

If you sell or dispose of a vehicle, you must notify Service SA. If you don’t, you could be held responsible for parking and other driving offences until the new owner transfers the registration into their name.

Notify Service SA online using a mySA GOV account.

You'll need:

  • the buyer's:
    • date of birth
    • first and last name
    • South Australian driver's licence or client number
  • the date and time of sale, and the selling price.

There is no fee to lodge a disposal notice.

If you wish to cancel the registration you must do so within seven days.

If you do not authorise the transfer of the remaining registration to the buyer (and elect to cancel), you must declare this when lodging online. You should advise the buyer that the vehicle will be unregistered. Cancellation is not automatic and must be completed separately.

Other ways to lodge a notice

Contact Service SA

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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, please phone or visit a customer service centre instead.

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Call Service SA Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays on:

In person

Service SA Customer Service Centre locations and opening hours.

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