Transfer vehicle registration between married or de facto partners

Registration of a vehicle may be transferred between married or de facto couples without payment of stamp duty.

Who is this for

People who want to transfer vehicle registration to their husband, wife or de facto partner.

People who want to add or remove a partner as a joint-owner.

What you need

You'll need the vehicle’s registration details certificate

If you don't have your vehicle's registration certificate you will need to arrange a replacement certificate.


See the fees page for vehicle registration fees.

The statutory declaration does not exempt you from paying the transfer fee.

How to apply

Complete a statutory declaration form 71CB. The form must be signed and witnessed by a Justice of the Peace.

Lodge the application for transfer of registration, and the witnessed statutory declaration at a Service SA customer service centre.

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