Where can I register my car in South Africa?

Can you register a vehicle at the post office?

Car licensing becomes available at Post Offices

Motor vehicle licensing is once again available at all Post Office branches that offer the service. Motorists who did not receive a renewal notice can download the form from the Post Office website and complete it in advance to save time.

Can I register my car in any LTO branch?

LTO Renewal Requirements

Your vehicle just need to go through an inspection and emission test to acquire a CEC. As for the serving LTO branch, you can renew your car registration at any LTO online district/extension office.

How much is it to register a car in South Africa?

Here are the new car license fees for Gauteng, the Western Cape and KZN in 2019

Type Western Cape Gauteng
Vehicle registration fee R220 R192
Motorcycle licence fee R192 R216
Car licence fee (0-250 kg) R288 R216
Car licence fee (251-500 kg) R300 R324

How much is it to register a vehicle in your name?

The Western Cape Government notes that when you buy a vehicle, you need to register and licence it in your name within 21 days of its purchase.


  1. R120. 00 registration fee.
  2. R36. 00 transaction fees levied by the RTMC.
  3. Licence fees based on the make and tare (weight) of the vehicle.
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How do I register a car without papers?

In the Western Cape, if you lose the certificate of registration you can apply for a duplicate and a new one will be issued over the counter, this is convenient if you are selling a car in Cape Town and need a copy of the papers in a hurry, other provinces may take longer and you could end up waiting anything from 5 …

Can I pay my car license at any post office?

Can I renew my car licence at any post office? Yes, you can renew your vehicle licence at the post office because most SAPO outlets do car licence renewals. Note that motor vehicle licence renewal can be done at a nearby selected post office or your relevant registering authority.

How much is the penalty for late LTO registration?

How much is the fine for late registration? LTO is imposing a weekly penalty for late registration of Php 200.00. If the delay takes months, then the fine shall become 50% of the MVUC. 3.

How do I know if I have Istimara?

Check Istimara validity with Absher

Login to your Absher account https://absher.sa. Click on the “Services” button under “Vehicles“. Select “Vehicles Management“. Select the vehicle and scroll down until you check the Istimara expiry date.

Can a foreigner register a car in South Africa?

If you are applying for a traffic register number as a foreigner who wants to buy or register a motor vehicle in South Africa, you must submit the following: A certified copy of your passport or a certified copy of your driver license and temporary residence permit or travel document.

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What is the penalty for late car licence renewal South Africa?

The grace period is calculated from the expiry date of the current licence disc, and a late renewal penalty applies after this time. the penalty fee is calculated at 1/10th of the annual licencing fee per month that the licence remains lapsed.

How much is a car disc in South Africa?

Anything between R288 and R966 is what you can expect to pay to renew your license disc depending on the vehicle model.

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