Vehicle Registration Transfer Application
Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995
Page 1 of 5 LTSR Forms Area Form F3520 V01 Dec 2019
Qld Safety or Qld Inspection Certificate/Gas Certificate Requirements and Exemptions
Warning: It may be an offence if the acquirer does not lodge a completed Vehicle Registration Transfer Application within 14 days of
acquiring the vehicle. Penalties may apply.
This application form is to be completed for the transfer of registered operator for Queensland (Qld) registered vehicles.
Please note a vehicle currently under a Number Plate Confiscation Notice issued by the Queensland Police Service (QPS), cannot be
transferred during the confiscation period. Please contact the QPS prior to attending.
Evidence of Identity (EOI). For example, original Queensland (Qld) Driver Licence or Business Company/Organisation identification.
Refer to the separate F4362 (Evidence of Identity Information Sheet)
or www.tmr.qld.gov.au for requirements. Note: If the vehicle is to be
registered in joint names both parties must provide suitable EOI.
Proof of Qld garage address - to confirm that the address exists - Qld driver licence, property rates notice, gas, phone or electricity
account. If you are not the property owner/rentee/leasee of the property where the vehicle will be garaged, or dont have proof of a
garage address, complete a F4408 (Queensland Garage Address Statement).
A current Qld Safety Certificate or Certificate of Inspection (COI) (unless exempt - see exemptions below). (The original is required for
handwritten certificates). Important: It is an offence for a disposer to fail to provide the buyer an original handwritten certificate.
For electronic certificates, the disposer must provide the buyer a copy of an electronic certificate or the certificate number on
transfer of registration.
A gas certificate
for vehicles fitted with gas fittings or systems (if applicable - see exemptions below) - that is less than three months
old at the time of transferring the registration.
A transfer fee may apply. Note: A transfer fee does not apply to a motorised wheelchair.
Duty (if applicable - see exemptions, page 2 on this form) is payable.
Pro rata registration fees may be payable if the disposer claimed a concession on the vehicles registration.
The current Qld Safety Certificate or Qld COI unless exempt.
It is an offence if the disposer fails to do so.
A gas certficate less than three months old at the time of transferring the registration.
Complete and keep Part B and the yellow copy of the Qld Safety Certificate as proof of transfer (handwritten certificates only).
If this vehicle is enrolled for Direct Debit, it is the disposers responsibility to ensure that the vehicle is removed from the scheme
prior to the transfer of registration.
You may be eligible to transfer your registration online. For more information about transferring online including eligibility requirements
visit www.qld.gov.au/onlineregotransfer. You may also wish to fill out this application form as your record of transfer. This form is in two
parts, A and B. The acquirer and disposer must sign both parts. Part A. Transfer Application must be completed in full and submitted to
the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) by the acquirer. Part B. Proof of Transfer/Notice of Disposal must be completed in
full and signed by both the acquirer and disposer, and kept by the disposer until the registration has been transferred.
The acquirer must submit Part A and:
The disposer must provide the acquirer (if applicable - see exemptions below):
Authorised Inspection Station (AIS)
Certificate of Inspection (COI) - For vehicles over 4.5 tonne, trailers over 3.5 tonne or public passenger vehicles a COI issued in Qld is
required. The certificate must be current at the date of disposal.
Safety Certificate - If a Safety Certificate is required it must be issued in Qld and be current at the date of disposal. A Qld Safety
Certificate may be used for one new registration and one transfer of registration provided they are within the two months/2000km limit,
whichever happens first. It cannot be used for two transfers.
Gas Certificate - Gas Fuel Systems only - You must present the relevant Gas Certificate issued by an approved examiner/installer, Form
PGR101/102 (fuel system) or Form PGA734 (cooking facilities), unless exempt. The issue date of the certificate must not be more than
three months before the date of transfer.
Exemptions (Items 1, 4 and 11 do not apply to gas certificate
Note: Further evidence may be required to verify the
1. The vehicle is a tractor-based mobile crane or a trailer/
caravan with an ATM of 750kg or less.
2. The vehicle is garaged prior to and at the time of sale in one
of the local government areas of Aurukun, Barcoo, Boulia,
Bulloo, Burke, Carpentaria, Cook, Croydon, Diamantina,
Doomadgee, Etheridge, Hope Vale, Injinoo, Kowanyama,
Lockhart River, Mapoon, Mornington, Napranum, New
Mapoon, Pormpuraaw, Quilpie, Torres, Umagico, Warroo or
Wujal Wujal or the vehicle is garaged prior to and at the time of
sale in a remote area (contact TMR for localities).
3. Sale or disposal to a licensed motor dealer.
4. The vehicle is a motorised wheelchair.
5. Transfer between spouses.
6. Transfer to surviving spouse.
7. Transfer to beneficiary of a deceased estate.
8. Transfer to/from joint names provided one registered
operator remains the same.
9. Transferring from registered operator to Repossessor/
10. A vehicle under 4.5 tonne is garaged on a Qld island where
there is no AIS to issue a Qld Safety Certificate or any vehicle
garaged on a Qld island where there is no authorised Gas
Examiner or Installer.
11. Motorbikes, trailers and caravans (.75 tonne up to and
including 3.5 tonne ATM) with a garage address in an area
50km or more from the nearest AIS authorised to inspect that
type of vehicle.
12. The person has an exemption notice advising there is
no one authorised to issue a Gas Inspection Certificate within
a reasonable distance.